+ 90S THROWBACK to HEROINE CHIC +

  Photograph by Davide Sorrenti¬† There probably isn’t an aesthetic that struck a chord so controversial in fashion as the notorious 90s inclination towards the new look: Heroine Chic. We are starting to see a bit of a return to this vibe in some of the world’s most prestigious runways, not surprising as the 90s…

Commercial Break: Seventies Style Orgy – “Baba Yaga” (1973)

Perhaps its the fashion photographer protagonist . . . or maybe the sexy 1970s set decor; most definitely attribute the funky score by¬†Piero Umiliani (you know him – “Mah N√† Mah N√†”), as well as the brilliant presence of film legend, Carroll Baker (“The Watcher in the Woods“, “Babydoll“), and those quirky illustrations that appear,…

#RiotClub – Secret Society Style Prevails Yet Again!

They don’t know when to stop . . .¬† It’s as if they tapped into our brains with this one! “Riot Club” is the latest film from British director Lone Scherfig who last brought us a vintage style feast in 2009’s “An Education”. The film is a fictionalized vision based on the salacious modus operandi…

+STYLE STAR+ INTERGALACTIC SUMMER WARRIOR of the Wu-Tang Clan, Morris Fox.

We were pleased to find Montreal/Toronto artist Morris Fox rocking his summer best the other afternoon and were eager to catalogue his Intergalactic Urban Summer Warrior look for the books. He is wearing a hand-dyed and painted galaxy take-over of a vintage Wu-Tang tank top (a Morris Fox¬†Original), and a sick pair of DIY denim…

Nixon’s 1968 “Together” Campaign

Nixon’s 1968 ad campaign, famously entitled “Together“, appeared on the last episode of AMC’s “Mad Men” on Sunday. We found ourself as inspired and provoked by the campaign as Don Draper seemed to be as he flicked through images playing on the T.V. screen.     Something definitely clicked with its simple message and use…

The Eye of Faith Gets “Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller”

¬† [Photo: Zev Tiefenbach] The world of Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and Geroge Bures Miller¬†exist somewhere between reality and the vortex of our imaginations. . .¬† The artist duo are known for their of-this-world out-of-this-world creations that combine objects, sound, images, mechanics, lighting, construction, and cinema to create one-of-kind experiments and showcases in the transcendental…