HOW HONEST ARE YOU? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1950}

We showcased SHY-GUY (1947) and SELF-CONSCIOUS GUY (1951), but now its time to ask yourself “HOW HONEST ARE YOU?” A high school basketball team gets in a bit of a mix-up thanks to a nosy girlfriend who needs to ask herself the question. What you saw, and what you heard are very different things, and…

{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…

NEW ADDITIONS TO THE {SHOP} circa. Feb, 2016 !

We are pleased to announce some new additions to the {SHOP}. Had a lovely lady already inquiring about the YSL Rive Gauche Paris 90s black velvet pleated trousers, so get these finds while they are hot! We were feeling moody opulent vibes. It’s always a secret society gathering one way or another here at The…

Back When Boxing a Bear Was a ‘Thing’ . . .

It’s hard to really pinpoint when men decided to take up boxing bears, but according to a recent article on VICE Fightland Blog the tradition began sometime in the mid-nineteenth century, and made its grand debut in New York in 1877 ( ‘Pyrenean Bear, who wrestles all comers under the rules’).  Check out these INSANE…

{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…

{PHOTOBLAST} – Tennis, the Menace ! ! !

“Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn’t allowed in a photo because I wasn’t wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.” -Billie Jean King As summer comes to an end, we can’t help but muse on one of the world’s favorite past times…

{PHOTOBLAST} Hats Off to You! Vintage Style Inspiration . . .

  Whether or not the vampire rumours are true (we’re still skeptical), we are definitely convinced that Pharrell Williams is one bad ass Billionaire Boy. Check out this exclusive Pharrell Williams style poster from MoxyCreative! Only 100 available from their “ENSEMBLE: Style of Music” poster series.  Lately, he’s really been rocking them ‘big ass’ hats….

STYLE {WISE} : Rebel Noir, and “Crime in the Streets” (1956)

This 1956 classic had movie star Sal Mineo playing a street wise gang member just a year after his Oscar nominated turn as a misunderstood teenager in the legendary “Rebel Without a Cause”. The film also featured a young bad-ass John Cassavetes before he was pawning off Mia Farrow to Satan or directing his own…