{STYLE WISE} Jake Gittes, “Chinatown” (1974)

Man with Knife: You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses . . . + The scene almost comes out of nowhere, but its an integral piece of the puzzle in what is arguably one of the best …

{PHOTOBLAST} HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!Trick or Treat?!

This is another REPOST of a popular topic here: HALLOWEEN!!!! We sure have a reputation for keeping it spooky (since 2011!) so THANK YOU to everyone who helped get us to where we are today with this humble treasure trove of vintage musings...TRICK or TREAT? It's Halloween, and we thought that called for a special …

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 3, 2018}

+KYLE & LAURA+ Blue Velvet Daze . . . + ITS MY BIRTHDAY!!!   I still can never get this visual out of my head when I walk down a beautiful tree-line residential street at night. I hope I never will.    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTS US, AND KEEPS THE DREAM ALIVE! UNTIL NEXT …

Lost in a Paradise: {WWII Memories} Vintage Vernacular from Another Earth

This is a short clip from Terrence Malick's "The Thin Red Line" which never ceases to inspire and engage the mind and soul with its thoughtful narration and invigorating visuals that take the viewer through the complex voyage of a soldier to war hidden by the beauty of "paradise". . . It really must have …

{STYLE WISE} LAUREN BACALL PRESENTS 1987 COSTUME DESIGN OSCAR

With the 88th Annual Academy Awards just around the corner, we can't help but indulge in some Oscar nostalgia in this key periods of waiting... One fantastic find is this clip from Oscar.com of the costume design portion of the 1987 ceremony which celebrated the best films of 1986; a fantastic year which include Roland Joffe's …

{STYLE WISE – SUMMER EDITION} Surf Dudes with Attitude!

While not all the gentlemen seen in this series have surf boards in their hands, they all undeniably possess that wicked spirit of the surf. Spontaneous, effervescent, and wild like the waves, these are men of the past who have found sanctuary in the beauty of the ocean, and have used its energy to conjure …

{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 …

Pretty Porcelain “Nashville” Unicorn in {SHOP}!

Pretty Porcelain "Nashville" Unicorn Don't let the Medievals know, they're likely gonna think you brought them dinner! Some new editions in the {SHOP} - more home pieces, and some new clothes and updated pricing on some of our older pieces, so DO take a look! Remember, being part of a secret society, of sorts, has …