Vintage Summer Style Inspiration – Bikinis, Beaches, Babes, and Bond!

Canada is infamous for its cold weather, but we were shocked to wake up to snowfall in April this morning! Needles to say, it had us yearning for those days of blissful sunshine and relaxing on the beach. Sometimes we use inspiration to invoke a certain spirit to amp up our day, but on days…Read more Vintage Summer Style Inspiration – Bikinis, Beaches, Babes, and Bond!

{DO-IT-RIGHT} – How To Men’s Vintage-Style [Swimsuit Inspiration]

It's official, swimsuit season is here, and that beautiful tropical heat is beckoning for all of us to take a dive into the nearest pool of water - any pool of water! While we prefer the beach, community pools, water parks, and backyard bashes all call for appropriate swim gear. Here at The Eye of…Read more {DO-IT-RIGHT} – How To Men’s Vintage-Style [Swimsuit Inspiration]

DISCOVERED: {1936-1942} San Onofre Surf Memories by Don James

Wave Warriors {1937 - San Onofre, California} Don James + These beautiful snapshots were taken by photographer Don James between the years 1936 and 1942 on the shores of San Onofre, California. Whether black and white, or the gorgeously desaturated Kodachrome prints, each photograph is a beautiful lost memory of fun had, and good times…Read more DISCOVERED: {1936-1942} San Onofre Surf Memories by Don James

{DISCOVERED} Bathing in Brighton: Vintage Memories and Musings

Who are theย  dapper gents in top hats and scandalous bathing shorts? None other than some of the original members of The Brighton Swimming Club. This photo was taken circa 1863 by photographer Benjamin Botham. Seems like the boys of Brighton have been stirring up a lot of conversation on the net, which seems quite…Read more {DISCOVERED} Bathing in Brighton: Vintage Memories and Musings

This is How They Do. “Come Into The Water” (1929)

"I don't mind giving money to orphans, but I draw the line at working for them." Oh, the 1920s, how I love thee so. You mustย check out this incredibly silly, weird, and wonderful crazy flapper beach ballet to the tune "Come into the Water". The ladies are rehearsing tirelessly for the upcoming Orphans' Benefit. The…Read more This is How They Do. “Come Into The Water” (1929)

DISCOVERED: Vintage Surf Summer Memories . . .

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{STYLE WISE} – The Boys of Summer, Part 1

Don't know where you are, but here in Toronto the heat has been steadily on the incline. Seems like we're experiencing a bit of a heat wave, which definitely isn't the worst thing. After all, we could be getting whipped in the face by clawing cold winds! Not cool. Not in the least. Apart from…Read more {STYLE WISE} – The Boys of Summer, Part 1

E.O.F. Style Idol: Frankie Avalon, Teen Idol Worship

"I think today's music absolutely stinks. I really do mean that." Frankie Avalon (b.1940). Don't worry, we know. Considering today's reigning teen idol is Mr. Justin Bieber - you know him- it's easy to see Mr. Avalon's remorse. Sure the boy from Stratford has plenty of swag, but to Frankie Avalon I'm sure he's no…Read more E.O.F. Style Idol: Frankie Avalon, Teen Idol Worship