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NINA FREUDENBERGER | UNCOVERING THE BEAUTY BEHIND THE SURF SHACKS OF THE WORLD

  By: Peter Davis Nina Freudenberger, who runs Haus Interior – a full service boutique interior design firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles – moved from the east coast to the west coast and became immediately enamored … Continue reading

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TREVOR KING’S VIEW OF VENICE

By: Victoria Clark Images: Trevor King Channeling the elements of the unimitable morning light, Photographer Trevor King captures the dynamic landscape of the California coast in a way that is often unseen. From the iconic Venice skatepark to the curb of … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: ADAM ALPERT, MUSIC MAVEN AND THE RECORDING INDUSTRY’S TRIPLE THREAT

By: Victoria Clark Photos by: Aaron Austin Roses, Don’t Let Me Down, Closer, Paris, and Something Just Like This, are all songs you recognize from arguably the most popular musical group in the world right now – The Chainsmokers. And … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF THE BEST HAWAIIAN TEES TO GET YOU READY FOR SUMMER

By: Victoria Clark With the weather warming up, the days getting longer, and summer being just around the corner, it’s time to pull out the quintessential summer shirt – the Hawaiian. With style icons like Tom Cruise, Tom Selleck, and Christian Slater in the pack, we’ve … Continue reading

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APRIL 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING ALT-J, COLOURING, MIDDLE KIDS, AND MANY MORE

1. Yumi Zouma – Keep It Close To Me – Cyril Hahn Remix 2. Retro Culture –  Weekend 3. Mac Miller, Anderson .Paak – Dang! (feat. Anderson .Paak) 4. Poolside – Everything Goes 5. alt-J – 3WW 6. Jamiroquai, Fred Falke – Cloud 9 7 . Fink – Looking Too Closely 8. Roosevelt … Continue reading

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TALKING SUNWEAR STYLE WITH WYETH EYEWEAR’S, STEFANIE HELEVA

By: Nico Klimek The beach bums living a double life in the city always seem to exude a certain coolness. In the warmer weather they stand out with their sun-stained skin and an ease in their step that makes it … Continue reading

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RIVAY’S APOCALYPSE NOW INSPIRED SS17 COLLECTION IS JUST AS AWESOME AS YOU WOULD THINK

By: Victoria Clark Menswear brand Rivay does it again with their newest collection. Inspired by Francis Ford Coppola’s famed movie, Apocalypse Now, Rivay’s Jon Ruti explains how and why he drew so many elements and ideas from the film. From the colorways … Continue reading

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SIERRA QUITIQUIT: HOW THIS TRIPLE THREAT USED TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS AS THE FUEL FOR SUCCESS

By: Victoria Clark When we think of athletes, we often forget that their talents can extend far beyond just their physical abilities. Sierra Quitiquit, the widely known and acclaimed big-mountain skier, is often a victim of this as she is anything but just … Continue reading

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ACNE STUDIOS RTW FALL 2017: A DIRECTION AWAY FROM STREETWEAR

By: Victoria Clark According to WWD, Acne Studios’s Fall 2017 RTW collection, designer Jonny Johansson knew one thing, “I didn’t want to go urban or streetwear or sporty in any way.” He moved in the opposite direction, pursuing the feminine, romantic, … Continue reading

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MARCH 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING MAJOR LAZER, GLASSIO, LORDE, AND MANY MORE

1. SAINt JHN – Reflex 2. Big Sean, Jeremih – Light 3. Kygo, Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me 4. Animal Collective – Kinda Bonkers 5. Dent May – Face Down In The Gutter Of Your Love 6. Cold War … Continue reading

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A HIDDEN SURF SHOP IN THE HEART OF PARIS

By: Paige Kershaw Tucked away in the heart of Le Marais district of Paris, on a cobblestone road called Rue Froissart, lies a dreamy Parisian surf shop named Cuisse de Grenouille. This isn’t a place you would stumble upon, while … Continue reading

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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