{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…

The Eye of Faith RULES!!!

‘Concision in Style, Precision in Thought, Decision in Life” You may have noticed those immortal words when browsing through our ABOUT US page, although the phrase is more like this: + CONCISIONEM STYLO, ACCURATIUS CORDE, IUDICARI VITA + Since our inception, these words have helped build the foundations for creating The Eye of Faith, and…

STYLE {WISE} – Suddenly Seeking Sweater Girls

{Natassja Kinski in Paris, Texas (1984)} [Photo Source: PICCSY] Lovely ladies, it seems we’ve been thinking of you a lot lately. It’s not by accident, for we have been meditating on many thoughts as of late about our many loves and desires when it comes to female fashions. In true E.O.F. Style we stepped back…

STYLE {WISE} + The Case for Hawaiian Shirts +

[image: fashion.grunge.style.] Summer is at its peak, and its time to embrace the ultimate piece for the summer. . . .the Hawaiian Shirt. For some reason, this idea makes some people cringe, but over the course of this post you will see the innate beauty and wonder that is the Hawaiian Shirt. The Case for…

{STYLE-WISE} The Secret Society Style of Tom Buchanan

Indeed there are many sinfully stylish idols to worship throughout “The Great Gatsby”; like masculine and cool Jordan, soft and feminine Daisy, even the bookish narrator Nick. And then of course there’s the poster boy himself, Jay Gatsby ,who shall always remain in the fore realm of our memory as a hero to determination and…

Elegantly Wasted: A Trip to the 90s with Hedi Slimane for Saint-Laurent

When it was announced that Hedi Slimane was to take the place of Stefano Pilati as creative director of the iconic label Yves Saint-Laurent, the fashion world was left wondering what new innovations the Swiss designer could bring to the brand. Then he dropped the Yves. That’s right. For over fifty years the brand has…

{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…

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…