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{MUSIC MINUTE} “All The Young Dudes” by Mott the Hoople

  All the young dudes (I want to hear you) Carry the news (I want to see you) Boogaloo dudes (and I want to talk to you all of you) Carry the news - All the Young Dudes,  Mott the Hoople {written by David Bowie} The band Mott the Hoople are all Gods of Glam in…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “All The Young Dudes” by Mott the Hoople

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 2, 2016}

Subject Unknown.  + MYSTERY DAPPER DUDE+ {circa. 1940s} The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead —his eyes are…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 2, 2016}

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{PHOTOBLAST} MAN, I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN – VINTAGE STYLE INSPIRATION

I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.  Whitney Houston I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. Maya Angelou Just wanted…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} MAN, I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN – VINTAGE STYLE INSPIRATION

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Baby, Let’s Cruise Away From Here. . . GUCCI Men’s Cruise 2017

Gucci Cruise 2017 at Westminster Abbey, London {May, 2016} "I chose Westminster Abbey because everyone has this idea of London being cool, but for me the history is what's really cool."  -Alessandro Michele {source} Check out this righteous collection of photographs from Nick Waplington of the menswear in Alessandro Michele's triumphant 2017 Cruise collection for GUCCI…Read more Baby, Let’s Cruise Away From Here. . . GUCCI Men’s Cruise 2017

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{STYLE IDOL} R.I.P. RICHARD DAVALOS

  RICHARD DAVALOS { November 5, 1930 – March 8, 2016 } + Best known for his role as the "good" brother in Elia Kazan's classic 1955 American drama "East of Eden" co-starring the one and only rebel king, James Dean! His handsome face and perfectly coiffed hair rival the iconic mens style idol himself. . .…Read more {STYLE IDOL} R.I.P. RICHARD DAVALOS

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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…Read more AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO A TAILOR MADE SUIT

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 11, 2015}

  +Gruesome Twosome+ Janet Leigh and Robert Mitchum, "A Holiday Affair" {circa. 1949} Enjoy! Until we meet again, {theEye} + NEW FALL/WINTER STOCK IN THE {SHOP} CLICK HERE TO SHOP! XIXIXI GETS YOU 25% OFF +

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 9, 2015}

+PAST+ +PRESENT+ +FUTURE+ ? ? ? ? "Simon in a Vintage Suit" by H. Craig Hanna (2013) Timelessness. Its a real thing. Lest we forget. +

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 7, 2015}

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Shopping for Vintage Clothes : 4 TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

    If individuality is your thing and you can’t take any more of dressing like many others, vintage is the way to go! While you do need the confidence to match vintage outfits, if you pick the right clothes, you won't have much to worry about. Here are 4 tips to make your first…Read more Shopping for Vintage Clothes : 4 TIPS FOR BEGINNERS