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

{STYLE IDOL} HELMUT BERGER (Doesn’t Give a Fuck!!!)

Helmut Berger is what I consider a perfect artist – very serious in his craft, intelligent in his thoughts, without any time or patience for "bullshit" or empty phrases that litter many people's everyday lives, conversations and relationships. — Alexander Tuschinski, article about working with Berger on the film Timeless in 2015. Helmut Berger doesn't give…Read more {STYLE IDOL} HELMUT BERGER (Doesn’t Give a Fuck!!!)

+ FAVOURITE FIND + VIVA MAGAZINE {circa. January 1976}

VIVA MAGAINE: The International Woman's Magazine {circa. January 1977} Cover Photograph by the iconic HELMUT NEWTON (hence, the undoubtable chic-ness of this image).  Published by icons Bob Guccione and Kathy Keeton of PENTHOUSE fame, this is a prime piece of classic porn chic. First coined in a highly influential New York Times article in 1973, porno…Read more + FAVOURITE FIND + VIVA MAGAZINE {circa. January 1976}

{PHOTOBLAST} PARTY PEOPLE: 35 Vintage Images!!!

  par·ty1 /ˈpärdē/ noun 1. a social gathering of invited guests, typically involving eating, drinking, and entertainment. "an engagement party" Hope you all had a wicked holiday season this year! New Years was a blast for us hosting Karaoke for Risky Business 80s NY Beach Bash, and if I know you guys like I think I…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} PARTY PEOPLE: 35 Vintage Images!!!


"Torso" {circa. 1906} by F. Holland Day + Day was an advocate for photography as fine art. Open your eyes. Take in all you can. Be the best you that you can be. Until we meet again, {theEye} +   CHECK OUT THE {SHOP} FOR PREMIUM VINTAGE FINDS! XIXIXI gets you 25% OFF at the…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JAN 2, 2018}


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Our latest addition to the altar of E.O.F. {STYLE IDOLS & DIVINITIES) was the impossibly stunning Mark Frechette, whose stardom originates as the handsome hero of Michelangelo Antonioni's 1970 counter-culture cult classic Zabriskie Point. We thought it apropos to delve into the fantastic and fundamental stylish-ness of this poignant and severely under-rated film. Whilst the flower…Read more {STYLE WISE} ANTONIONI’S “ZABRISKIE POINT” +BLOW IT UP!!!+


What do all of our E.O.F. {STYLE IDOLS & DIVINITIES} have in common? Perhaps its a lust for life? A certain je na sais quois . . .  the X-factor; whatever you want to call it, these men and women are imbued with a magnetic spirit that entices us to go above and beyond- and…Read more E.O.F {STYLE IDOL} + MARK FRECHETTE +

{E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} STEVE MCQUEEN: King of the Wild Frontier

  I live for myself and answer to nobody.  TERRENCE STEVEN MCQUEEN {March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980} + We've had his lady, Ms. Neile Adams, featured on our site as an outstandingly stylish individual of our recent past, and have more and more inspired by her other half - the eternally suave and…Read more {E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} STEVE MCQUEEN: King of the Wild Frontier


+ +++ Kirsten Owen by Alex Katz + + + Italian Vogue {July, 1997} +  There's a mysterious tone to this photograph. Despite its crisp resolution, the composition and palette have given the photograph a painterly quality. Captured by a painter, that is not very surprising. The photograph features Kirsten Owen, Canadian model, and after nearly…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {AUGUST 12, 2016}