{PHOTO-BLAST} Pomp + Circumstance

The Pompadour. We've been seeing a lot of these, as of late, on our virtual style quests, and find this mythic hairstyle's history absolutely fascinating. The hair-doe characterized by its voluminous waves and carefully coiffed height was first coined in the 18th Century after French aristocrat, Madame de Pompadour - the mistress of King Louis…Read more {PHOTO-BLAST} Pomp + Circumstance

The Art Gallery of Ontario Wants To See The Ziggy Stardust In YOU!

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) wants to see the Ziggy Stardust in you, and is inviting the first 200 people to show up at the exhibition's much anticipated September 25th opening night in costume to attend the highly publicized exhibit for FREE!!! God, I love that word .  . . The exhibit which originally…Read more The Art Gallery of Ontario Wants To See The Ziggy Stardust In YOU!

{MUSIC MINUTE} “Sukiyaki” by Kyu Sakamoto

Before Psy and K-Pop took over the world, there was Kyu Sakamoto - one of Japan's brightest international stars, and the first Asian singer to have a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The breakthrough hit was this one, called "Sukiyaki" and it reached number one in the US in June, 1963- and…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “Sukiyaki” by Kyu Sakamoto

Music Minute: Billy Fury – “A Wondrous Place” (1960 Recording)

This artist we're bringing to you today has a wondrous sensibility to style and passion, cultivating his own hip pulse alongside Elvis himself.  Rockabilly style sensationalism must be in the air, because we're tripping off of this pretty-boys badass look. Born 1940 to the name Ronald William Wycherley in Liverpool, England, where winning a talent show…Read more Music Minute: Billy Fury – “A Wondrous Place” (1960 Recording)