Cannes Honours Alain Delon {STYLE IDOL} to the MAX!

Alain Delon was one of our first ever {STYLE IDOL} posts on The Eye of Faith, and quickly became and remains one of our most popular delves into classic timeless cool vintage style. It’s not a surprise – this guy just oozes bad ass nonchalant elegance, sophistication, and beauty! He is always portrayed as a…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {AUGUST 17, 2018}

+ T.G.I.F. {circa. 1950s} Athletic Modelling Guild +   Have a sweet weekend friends . . . hope you get a chance to chill! Not sure if we will, but we will definitely try to make time to let loose and rest our brains for a brief moment. Remember if you are in Hamilton, Ontario,…

STYLE {WISE} Romeo, Romeo . . .

Where for art thou, Romeo? Ro·me·o ˈrōmēˌō/ noun noun: Romeo; plural noun: Romeos 1. an attractive, passionate male seducer or lover. There’s nothing so timeless as a Romeo . . . its amazing after hundreds of years, a fictional character could still be so prevalent in our culture. I guess, not so surprising, considering he…

E.O.F. A-Z SPRING STYLE ROUND UP

Can you believe it? Just a month and a bit ago we were battling the biggest ice storm ever, and now we are basking in sunlight and showing off our arms! Spring is always a favourite season for us, and allows for tons of serious sartorial diversity. Before summer comes and reaches its peak of…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 8, 2018}

{subject unknown, circa 1940s – 50s} Bad boys do it well . . . Check out his wicked style; not to mention his timeless threads. The essence of ‘cool’ is timeless, so don’t be fooled by loser factory made duds! + +Vintage is Forever+ Visit our {SHOP} + Don’t forget tonight we open up The…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 7, 2018}

{subject unknown, 1940s} Photographs are moments of time captured through light and silver. This cool dude knows whats up. Style never fades, it is eternal and is summoned from within. Don’t fade away… As we always say, CONCISIONEM STYLO, ACCURATIUS CORDE, IUDICARI VITA Concision in style, Precision in Thought, Decision in Life –Victor Hugo  …

I DON’T NEED YOU TO TELL ME I’M BEAUTIFUL! I KNOW I’M BEAUTIFUL!!!

Fresh off our VMP DRAG FASHION FLAUNT at this year’s Vintage Marketplace, we can’t stop thinking about how incredible drag queens are, especially those of the {PAST} who paved the way for the {PRESENT} culture and creativity and will continue to invoke its {FUTURE}. We know everyone who is anyone keeps up with RuPaul’s Drag…

WHY SO SHY, GUY??? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1947}

  If you’re what they call a shy guy… There must have been a really urgent calling to help young men who suffered from social anxiety during the Post War period, because this is just one of dozens of educational films distributed to schools throughout America dealing with this. This one is one of the…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 31, 2018}

  Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. -Marilyn Monroe   Words of a wise woman. Until next time, {theEye} +  

{MUSIC MINUTE} “Sunset Boulevard / Main Titles” by Franz Waxman

{circa. 1950} It has come to my attention that there may be people out there who have no idea about Sunset Boulevard – only one of the best films of all time by iconic director Billy Wilder. This disturbs me slightly, so here’s a glimmer of that inspiration in guise of one of our classic {MUSIC…