Author Archives: Joseph Licata

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JUNGLE: AN UNINTENTIONAL SURF FILM… SORT OF

As a way to explore long-form editing, our friend Morgan Maassen pieced together one hell of an impromptu surf film. Plucked from footage of Maassen’s recent travels around the world, these perfectly shot clips star some of the greats: Marlon Gerber, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: S10 TRAINING’S, STEPHEN CHEUK ON WHERE AND WHAT INSPIRES HIM

As a staple in the fitness industry, Australian born Stephen Cheuk and his fitness-junkie club house, S10 Training, works and trains a select list of clients out of the S10 downtown lair, transforming their clients by reducing their body fat percentage … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 2017 PLAYLIST: FEATURING ALLEN FRENCH, RIVER,THEY., D/TROIT AND OTHERS

BY: JOSEPH LICATA     PLAYLIST: 1. Overnight by Parcels 2. I Don’t Need Nothing by Ruby Francis & Ferdinand Weber 3. Nova Vida by Allen French 4. Midnight X by River 5. Maria También by Khruangbin 6. Garage Palace … Continue reading

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AUGUST 2017 PLAYLIST, FEATURING BUSCABULLA, A$AP ROCKY, RHYE AND MORE

Summer is all about vibes and there is no better way to curated summer memories than with music. For as long as I can remember music has been the audible cues to bringing back the fondest of memories. So with … Continue reading

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THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL’S MONTAUK LINEUP

This weekend (August 12th) the New York Women’s Surf Film Festival will be hosting the second half of their film series at the Montauk Beach House on Long Island, New York. Each year we love seeing  the amazing selection of … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S SURF-WEAR BRAND, TUULIKKI NYC, BRINGS SOMETHING SPECIAL TO THE BEACH

Designed and made in New York, Tuulikki NYC is a surf-wear brand designed for women, by women. Delivering a collection of high-performance, technical surf apparel with an emphasis on the environment through a thoughtful approach of their entire supply chain. With superb … Continue reading

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SUMMER ESCAPE, AND WEEKENDS OUT EAST

  Photographer: RICARDO BEAS Stylist: DAMIEN VAUGHAN SHIPPEE   Dress by WHIT, coat by True Tradition    Top, jacket and pant by Issey Miyake, swimwear PilyQ. Directly above, dress by Chan Luu, necklace by HAUS OF TOPPER. Top, jacket and pant by LOVE … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: LISA DETEMPLE

  LISA DETEMPLE | STYLE-LIST Where did it all start? When I moved to NYC What is your favorite city and neighborhood? Noosa Australia What is your favorite hotel? Cabinas Los olas in Costa Rica Your favorite restaurant and dish? … Continue reading

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LOUIS KAHN, THE ARCHITECT THAT HELPED DEFINE MODERN ARCHITECTURE

  By: Joseph Licata If asked to name architects that helped define modern architecture, Louis Kahn, isn’t likely to be a name you would necessarily include on that list of starchitects, despite his work being some of the most important … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO UP YOUR NETWORKING GAME

By: Joseph Licata As I was beginning my career in fashion I received some great advise from my boss, “Go to every industry event and talk to as many people as you can.” To be honest, it was terrible at first. … Continue reading

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CASA MALCA TULUM: WHERE SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL MEETS CONTEMPORARY ART

By: Joseph Licata Nestled at the end of Tulum beach, right before you enter the biosphere, on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Casa Malca has become something of a mecca for the stylish, socially responsible traveler, who’s looking to relax and unplug. This beachfront … Continue reading

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SURF SHOP POP-UP BY SALT SURF

SURF SHOP is a pop-up lifestyle shop opened by SALT SURF in late 2016. It brings together the full SALT SURF line, in addition to a few of their favorite brands and designers. Originally started in New York City, SALT SURF … Continue reading

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AT HOME WITH: MIKEY AND LISA DETEMPLE (PART 2) AND THEIR BROOKLYN ABODE

In this second installment of the DeTemple tour, the first being of their Montauk hideaway, we take you inside Lisa and Mikey’s Brooklyn home. Much like their East End getaway, the DeTemple’s Brooklyn spot is simple and chic – a perfect representation … Continue reading

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YOUR WEEKEND PLANS: NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL 2016

By: Joseph Licata Your weekend just got a little bit better. Tacos, tequila, good people and some great surf films. What else could you ask for? Surf Collective is proud to support the amazing work that Davina Grincevicius and her … Continue reading

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MIKEY & LISA DETEMPLE, A MONTAUK LOVE STORY

By: Joseph Licata As we all know, summer is a time that brings a lot of different elements and experiences into our lives. It is a time for adventure, a time to make memories, a time to embrace living in … Continue reading

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IN THE WATER WITH MAY KWOK: DJ, FASHION MAVEN AND ALL AROUND RAD GIRL

One of the things I love most about New York is the people. Creative, intelligent and driven. DJ and fashion maven, May Kwok, is one of those people. May has been making waves in New York since she first hit … Continue reading

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AT HOME: ROGAN GREGORY’S MONTAUK HIDEAWAY

Upon entering Mr. Gregory’s home, you quickly realize that you’ve entered a space where every detail has been considered. There is a level of minamilizum that seems to lend itself to being a functional environment – it’s main purpose to … Continue reading

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LINDA AND MARY MCCARTNEY’S INTIMATE MOMENTS AT THE GAGOSIAN NEW YORK

LINDA AND MARY MCCARTNEY AT THE GAGOSIAN NEW YORK, CAPTURING THE FLEETING MOMENTS OF INTIMACY This intimate image of Linda and Stella McCartney snuggled up in bed is just one of the many photos on display at Gagosian’s new show, … Continue reading

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THE 8 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Good morning, Here’s what you need to know today, October 1, 2015. 1. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, accused Israel of  undermining US peace efforts in past years and that it would no longer consider itself … Continue reading

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15 PHOTOS OF THE 1934 LOUIS VUITTON BEACH HOUSE, DESIGNED BY CHARLOTTE PERRIAND

    It’s hard to image, considering the modern lines and simple aesthetic, but in 1934 famed designer Charlotte Perriand designed this wonderfully simple and elegant home. A modern home designed well before its time. Take a look inside this … Continue reading

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SURFRIDER’S TWO COASTS, ONE OCEAN: CLEANING UP PLASTIC SOUP WITH CEO, CHAD NELSEN

If you’re at all in love with the ocean, then continue reading, because the Surfrider Foundation, for those who may not know, might just be one of the best at cleaning up your most loved summer getaways. The Surfrider Foundation … Continue reading

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WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF MONEY WERE NO OBJECT?

In this video British-born philosopher, Alan Watts, shares his take on the best way to live life to its fullest and not doing something just for the money. “What would you do if money were no object?”, “do what makes you … Continue reading

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BAJA WITH OTTO FLORES

Photos and words By: Mike Townsend When Otto and I met in Southern California in the late ’90s, life was fast and inebriated. We later reconnected when I lived in New York–okay, still somewhat inebriated. But Otto’s world had been … Continue reading

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IN BLOOM, WOMENS FASHION – FROM ISSUE #001

PHOTOGRAPHY BY TOMAS HEIN Styling Marianthi Chatzikidi / Model Marcele Dal Cortivo / Hair Mark Francome Painter / Makeup Maria Gomez / Photo Assistant Giorgio Lattanzi   Dress and Trousers by Matar   Dress by Eudon Choi   Top by … Continue reading

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RIVAY NYC – MODERN AND MASCULINE, COLLECTION DROPPING FALL 2015

By: Joseph Licata For the gents looking for a modern adventure. Be on the lookout for Rivay. Gearing up to launch this fall, they will be stocking classic silhouettes with a modern and masculine twist – perfect for escaping the city in … Continue reading