{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. . ….

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…

The Art of Credits – Saul Bass’ Unique Stamp on Culture

Saul Bassis the iconic film maker and graphic designer who is best known for his iconic opening sequences, poster designs, and corporate logos. Google celebrates his 93rd birthday today, so if you’re searching Google  you will see the ode to Saul’s design for the  “Anatomy of a Murder” poster, a classic from 1959. {You can…

Music Minute: “Egyptian Shumba” by The Tammys

Word on the street is The Tammy’s are regarded as one of Girl Group history’s greatest treasures. You may not have heard of them, but you’re not to blame, as this is just one of their remarkable gems they managed to leave behind for us all to hear. In fact, this single was all but…

Strictly Come Dancing!

Wish we had some of these moves! Not to mention, all looking pretty darn shap. Even 70 years later, they still have modern looks with a sporting edge. Love the way you move! Makes me feel like being part of the cool crowd. Could we call it ‘American Classic’? Take a look! If you liked…

Remembrance

I know its past…but it’s still important to remember.