Author Archives: Victoria Clark

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A PICTURE PERFECT LOVE STORY: PANIA ROSE & THADDEUS O’NEIL | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark Love. It is the four letter word that we strive to find in this world of constant chaos, but which proves to be a difficult feat for many of us. Therefore, if and when we do find true love, we must … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING ARCADE FIRE, LIV, CRYSTAL FIGHTERS, AND MANY MORE

1. Andrew McMahon – So Close 2. Pure Bathing Culture – Pray For Rain 3. Still Corners – Horses at Night 4. Vesuvio Solo – Flakes 5. The Heydaze – Hurt Like Hell 6. Spoon – Hot Thoughts 7. The xx – I Dare You 8. Flagship – Mexican Jackpot 9. Kings of Leon – Back Down … Continue reading

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DESIGNER ROBERT MCKINLEY WORKS HIS MAGIC ON THIS REVIVED MONTAUK HOME

By: Victoria Clark Robert McKinley is by far one of the most talented and innovative designers to emerge in the architecture, hospitality, and interior design space. No matter what he puts his creative touch on, whether it be a restaurant like Sant … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING CHANCE THE RAPPER, THE XX, THE SUGARCUBES, AND MANY MORE

  1. TOKiMONSTA – Steal My Attention 2. Shelby Lynne – She Knows Where She Goes 3. Dillon Francis – Anywhere 4. Martin Solveig – Places 5. Black Marble – Frisk 6. Yumi Zouma – Barricade 7. Julio Bashmore – Holding On … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: CANDICE MILLER AND JENNA CRESPI, SISTERS REDEFINING MODERN MOTHERHOOD IN STYLE

By: Victoria Clark With full-time jobs spanning the fields of law and fashion startups, it is often difficult to find time to pursue your passion projects, especially when factoring in building a family as well. That’s why we often find ourselves commending … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE 2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FROM TECH TO TRAVEL AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

From tech to travel and everything in between, this gift guide will find that something for everyone on your list at price points to suit all shopping budgets. Enjoy and happy hunting. TECH AND GEAR Leica: C Digital Camera ($629.00) / … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING JIM JAMES, NICK MURPHY, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, AND MANY MORE

1. Here In Spirit – Jim James 2. Bounce Back – Big Sean 3. How?? – The Flaming Lips 4. On Hold – The xx 5. Distant Shores – Porcelain Raft 6. In the Wild – Haarm 7. Another Chance … Continue reading

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BRANDS TO KNOW

As our readers know, we at Surf Collective love the creative mind. Whether it’s art, design, or fashion, we seek to celebrate and highlight brands and individuals who are pushing the confines of creativity to bring something new and inspiring into … Continue reading

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8 CHELSEA BOOTS THAT ARE FIT FOR EVERY WOMAN’S WINTER WARDROBE

By: Victoria Clark Every season has a style staple(s) and for the fall/winter months, the iconic Chelsea boot makes for the perfect wardrobe addition. So whether it be the classic black or the camel brown, these boots will make you … Continue reading

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8 IMAGES THAT PROVE WHY ALBERT FREY’S HOME IS PALM SPRINGS PERFECTION

By: Victoria Clark Born in Switzerland, Albert Frey was a man with an modernist vision that was way beyond his years and who is now known as one of the founding architects of Palm Springs. After being commissioned for a project in … Continue reading

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THESE MUST-HAVE ITEMS WILL INSTANTLY TRANSFORM YOUR APARTMENT/HOME INTO ONE TO ENVY

By: Victoria Clark While a lot can be said about one’s choice in shoes, music, and of course, clothing, the same can and will be said about the chosen decor and styling of their apartment. However, since some of us have a particularly … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING KID FREUD, FLOCK OF DIMES, KINGS OF LEON, AND MANY MORE

1. Muizenberg – John Wizards 2. My Only Swerving – El Ten Eleven 3. Weightless – Waylayers 4. Watch Me – Labi Siffre 5. On and On – Mackintosh Braun 6. Seconds – Ghost Loft 7. Floating There – Concorde … Continue reading

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OCTOBER 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING FRANK OCEAN, BIG GIGANTIC, STRFKR, AND MANY MORE

1. Arrows – Love Thy Brother Remix – Mas Ysa 2. An Echo In – The Sea and Cake 3. American Eyes – Promises Ltd. 4. LUV – Tory Lanez 5. Kite – Nick Heyward 6. All of Me – … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: KATIE DURKO, SOCIAL MEDIA MAVEN AND WEST COAST BEAUTY, SHARES HER EDGY AND LAID-BACK BEACH STYLE

By: Victoria Clark Living in this age of technology, it isn’t uncommon to become friends with someone through social media, in fact, I’d say it is almost pretty normal! And as much as we sometimes hate it, social media can … Continue reading

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KATE & ROBERT MCKINLEY: FINDING LOVE IN RELIEF | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark Dating can often feel like an impossible game, especially when you’ve been doing it for a while. However, one of the reasons we love doing the Couples We Love segment is because it reaffirms that true love exists all … Continue reading

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ANTHONY LISTER X VOLCOM TEAM UP FOR AN UNMISSABLE EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION

As you know, we at Surf Collective love a good collaboration, so you can imagine our excitement when we got word of Volcom’s collab with the famed Australian artist, often dubbed “Brisbane’s Banksy,” Anthony Lister. Each piece reflects Lister’s unique artistry, … Continue reading

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DANIEL ARSHAM’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBIT, CIRCA 2345, IS NOTHING SHORT OF A BIG SUCCESS

By: Victoria Clark On September 15th, 2016, one of the most formidable artists of our time, Daniel Arsham, opened his first solo exhibit at Galerie Perrotin entitled “Circa 2345.” Each of his pieces are different, yet contain the elements of his unique artistry … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: APRIL UCHITEL, MOTHER, FASHIONISTA, AND CHIEF BRAND OFFICER OF SPRING, SHARES HER DAY IN THE LIFE

When describing April Uchitel, it would be a big understatement to say that she is just another trendy New York City mom, for when you meet her, you know she is much more than that. With her rose red lipstick, her chic … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO MUSIC’S MOST FORMIDABLE PHOTOGRAPHERS: FROM MICHAEL HALSBAND TO JIM MARSHALL

Having our picture taken can often be intrusive and annoying and thus photography has somewhat become an art that many people take for granted. However, since photography (alongside film) is one of the only artistic mediums that enables us to capture life’s moments in a … Continue reading

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SURFRIDER’S ANNUAL TWO COASTS: ONE OCEAN COLLABORATES WITH MIKEY DETEMPLE FOR A MEMORABLE FILM

Every year, in an effort to fund two critical regional clean water and coastal preservation programs, Surfrider’s annual Two Coasts: One Ocean event brings like-minded influencers together to protect the oceans we love. On the evening of August 13th, the East Coast … Continue reading

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AUGUST 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING DINOSAUR JR., SAMPHA, GLASS ANIMALS, AND MANY MORE

1. Heartbreaks + Setbacks – Thundercat 2. She Came Along – Sharam 3. Burn It Down – Fitz and the Tantrums 4. Gold – Kiiara 5. Friends – Francis and the Lights (ft. Bon Iver) 6. Fever – Roosevelt 7. Feel The Pain – Dinsoaur Jr. 8. OBLIVIUS – The Strokes 9. Flame – Sundara Karma 10. The Numbers – Radiohead … Continue reading

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ATTENTION LOVERS OF THE LIFE AQUATIC: HERE’S WHY LIMPIA IS THE CAUSE TO CONNECT WITH

In the spring of 2015, philanthropist, businessman, environmentalist, surfer, and Montauk resident, Luke Weil, decided to take a stand to protect a body of water that has had such a big impact on his life from a very early age. … Continue reading

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AT HOME WITH ROY ALPERT: THE MAN ABOUT TOWN BEHIND SOME OF OUR FAVORITE HOTELS

By: Victoria Clark One of the many reasons why I love New York is because of the fact that it is a giant melting pot of people from all different walks of life. From world-renowned chefs and artists to musicians … Continue reading

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MEMBERS-ONLY: THE COOLEST, OLDEST, AND MOST EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE CLUBS AROUND THE WORLD

By: Victoria Clark Do you ever wonder where the elite trendsetters go to hang out and just chill with friends? Well, now you won’t have to, for we’ve put together the list of the coolest, oldest, and most exclusive members-only clubs … Continue reading

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JULY 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING DRAKE, BØRNS, THE CURE, AND MANY MORE

1. Too Good – Drake, Rihanna 2. Feel So Close – Nelly Furtado 3. I Love You Always Forever – Betty Who 4. Pieces – Andrew Belle 5. S.A.Y – Compact Grey 6. Dreams – Taken By Trees 7. Just Like Heaven – The Cure 8. Fools Gold – Dagny, BØRNS 9. Summer Sun – Few Bits … Continue reading

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JUNE 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, FLUME, 2PAC, AND MANY MORE

1. Fader – Temper Trap 2. Kanye – Bogan Via 3. Jump In the Pool – Friendly Fires 4. Second Summer – Yacht (RAC remix) 5. Girl, Forever – Satin Jackets 6. Dark Necessities – RHCP 7. Something To Believe … Continue reading

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CONTINUING ON IN UNREALITY WITH COREYSWAVE’S, JOHN ANGIULO | FROM NEW YORK TO PUERTO RICO AND BACK AGAIN

CONTINUING ON IN UNREALITY By: John Angiulo “Are you ready to come back to reality?”  This question has been posed to me innumerable times in the last few weeks. My four month reprieve from winter in Puerto Rico has drawn … Continue reading

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A ROCKAWAY LOVE STORY: MIA WOOLRICH AND PAUL SCHMIDT | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark One of my favorite poets of all time is E.E. Cummings. Simple, true, genuine, and honest, his poems always seem to strike a special chord in me. But as I wrote this particular piece, one of his poems … Continue reading

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FROM BEST FRIENDS TO BUSINESS OWNERS, THE DUO BEHIND LA’S BEST NEW BOUTIQUE, RESERVOIR, TELLS US WHAT’S WHAT

By: Victoria Clark East and west coasters are always debating, or arguing (in some cases), which side of the country is better. In many ways LA has its advantage over New York, specifically when it comes to weather and a … Continue reading

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YOU SHOULD KNOW: MICHAEL CHERNOW AND HOW HE IS TASTEFULLY CHANGING THE WORLD OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

By: Victoria Clark Michael Chernow is a name that has become synonymous with great food and hospitality. From his first restaurant, The Meatball Shop, which now has multiple locations throughout the city, to his second restaurant, Seamores, and now his role as the … Continue reading

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COCO DOES CUBA: SCENES FROM THE HISTORICAL RUNWAY SHOW IN HAVANA

By: Victoria Clark If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to book a flight to Cuba. With diplomatic relations smoothed over with the U.S., Cuba is no longer a sanctioned travel destination for Americans. So, as you can … Continue reading