Here She Is . . . Miss American Vampire {1970}

For our first post of 2019, we thought we’d do a classic vintage post about this most bizarre and unusual moment in time: The Miss American Vampire competition of 1970! Move over Miss Universe (as amazing as that Lava walk was, Ms Catriona Gray), these ladies came to slay in their most imaginative  Vampire-esque looks,…

AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO A TAILOR MADE SUIT

  So, you’ve decided to buy a suit but need some tips on how to approach it all? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s my essential guide to buying a quality tailor made suit. Enjoy. When it comes to that all round suit that you can wear to pretty much any event (except…

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {July 10, 2014}

  THESE GIRLS EAT MEN! O Dear. . . . + Don’t forget! There’s tons of new vintage items in our {SHOP}, so don’t forget to get lost a little XIXIXI gets you 25 % OFF. And alternately, if you’re in the hood of Hamilton, ON – you can always visit us in our basement…

The Secret of the Vibrant Green Vintage Nat Nast Bowling Shirt . . .

A rather fantastic thing happened the other day. It seems that one of our recent sales, a vibrant turquoise 1950’s Nat Nast bowling shirt that featured a fantastic diamond embossed on the back ( ‘Ray Jewlers’ it proudly proclaims in the most elegant lettering), was embedded with some very strange history. . . It always…

Getting Down To Business! Stylish Business Fashion for Men

When it comes to fashion, men often find it rather challenging to create their own style. The reason for this, arguably, may be that men’s fashion is more streamlined with often fewer options to create an individual look and style. This is especially true in business fashion, where the dress-codes for men tend to be exactly…

+OUTFIT OF THE DAY+ {MAY 14, 2013}

+OUTFIT OF THE DAY+ 1960s SEARS HAWAII Paradise Frond Graphic Shirt {$30} 1990s Rad NIKE AIR Swoosh Black Graphic T {$15} “THE LION’S CLUB” 1950s Secret Society Letterman Varsity Sports Jacket {$120} 1960s “JUST HIM Casuals of Canada” Khaki Wool Blend Straight Leg Trouser {$30} Brown 1960s Woven Leather Spectator Oxford  Shoes {$40}  <<SOLD>> +…

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day { May 13, 2013 }

Style Idol for All Time – MARLON BRANDO poses as Stanley K in “A Streetcar Named Desire” {circa. 1949/1950 } Marlon Wears: Black and White Oxford Brogues, Straight Leg Distressed Denim, Distressed White Cotton Wife Beater, and Jaunty Cap.  This is a photograph taken by Warner Bros before beginning production to test the looks for…