Category Archives: Art

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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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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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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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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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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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YOU SHOULD KNOW: PHOTOGRAPHER AND SURFER CLOUDY RHODES

By: Victoria Clark THE FUTURE IS ANYTHING BUT CLOUDY FOR THIS YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER At only 22, Cloudy Rhodes’s photography has quickly caught the eye and attention of major magazines (think Monster Children and Desillusion, for starters) and for good reason. Although … Continue reading

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THE VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR HER | THE JEWELRY EDITION

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE | THE JEWELRY EDITION Although we at Surf Collective believe that love is a feeling that should be expressed everyday, we understand that we tend to get caught up in this buzzing world we live in. So, … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: MAN OF THE WORLD’S ALAN MALEH ON PRINT, CONCEPT STORES, AND HIS GOALS FOR THE FUTURE

By: Victoria Clark We see it in some of our favorite stores around the world. That thick book-like magazine with a cover that features some of the most intriguing men of our time with the gold title that describes them all as a, MAN … Continue reading

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IN THEIR SHOES: JACQUELINE KIRSTEIN AND MATTHEW CHEVALLARD | COUPLES WE LOVE

There are thousands of quotes and poems about love. Some make us feel like love is always a grandiose feeling consisting primarily of passion and fervor, while others have more of a cynical take on the power of love and its emotional … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: JORAN BRIAND ON HIS LOVE FOR SURF AND WANDERLUST AND HOW IT FUELS HIS CREATIVE FIRE

By: Victoria Clark As part of our ongoing “Inner-View” segment, in which we profile noteworthy designers and creatives who are making an impact in the world of art, fashion, and culture, I couldn’t think of a better person to feature than Joran Briand … Continue reading

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EMILIO PUCCI PAIRS STYLE WITH SKATE IN THE FASHION HOUSE’S NEW VIDEO CAMPAIGN AND CUSTOM SKATEBOARDS

SKATE STYLE BY EMILIO PUCCI It’s always refreshing and exciting to see fashion houses embrace surf, skate, and the sport-life mentality. From Alexander Wang surfboards to Louis Vuitton golf bags, many luxury brands have created special edition collections for recreational use. … 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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STREET ART FOR A CAUSE: KEEP A BREAST FOUNDATION’S NON TOXIC REVOLUTION

By: Victoria Clark There are many foundations, organizations, and campaigns that have been formed to bring awareness and to raise money for incurable diseases and illnesses. However, many organizations are built from a unique or personal life-changing event, and it … 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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A NEW TAKE ON FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY WITH THE LADIES BEHIND EDTN-NY

By: Victoria Clark Those who know me know that I do love me some Instagram. However, 90% of the time I am not even looking at my own feed, but rather perusing for any cool new brands, artists, and creative … Continue reading

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5 SURFER GIRLS WHO YOU SHOULD KNOW

By: Victoria Clark We all recognize big name surfers like Stephanie Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Carissa Moore, and Laura Enever who have each made tremendous strides for females in a predominantly male populated sport. From breaking world records to becoming international icons through their … Continue reading

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SURF AND SKATE ON PADDLE 8

By: Victoria Clark The best and most beautiful thing about art is that it can bring beauty to some of the most common and overlooked places, spaces, people, and things. Unfortunately, the most coveted pieces are usually extremely hard to … Continue reading

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ROGAN GREGORY, ON THE FORM OF THINGS

By: Joseph Licata Now you may know this man, Rogan Gregory, as the creative director behind the birth of fashion brand Edun, or possibly through his namesake brand Rogan – remember those amazing basics? –  or even the organic and … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: DAVID GULICK

David Gulick, the man behind the brand Summer Rental, spends his summers in Montauk (you can usually find him behind the bar at The Surf Lodge) and most of the winters in far-flung places with his feet firmly planted on … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: PETER DAVIS, PUBLICATION DIRECTOR OF THE DAILY FRONT ROW, ON WHAT MAKES HIS STYLE HIS OWN

Peter Davis is as New York, as well, New York. Growing up on the Upper East Side Peter quickly made the city his own. Eventually landing at Paper Magazine, where his style really came to life. Since then Peter has made … Continue reading

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SURF COLLECTIVE MAGAZINE ISSUE 001 / NEW BEGINNINGS

  LETTER FROM THE EDITOR When we started pulling together ideas for how we wanted our first printed experience of Surf Collective to feel we quickly realized that what was taking shape was  a much needed step forward from where … Continue reading

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STUDIO VISIT: ARTIST SARAH REYNOLDS

  By: Joseph Licata Guided by her materials, through a process that seemingly has no end goal, Sarah Reynolds works in a space that is founded in materialism rather than conceptualism. Pushing the boundaries of what materials can become, Reynolds … Continue reading

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FROM THE BEGINNING WITH ERICA CANDICE

Director: Will Warasila Edited by: AJ Addario Creative Director: Joseph Licata Model: Erica Candice of Ford Models Music: Mystery Lights – To Tough to Bare Special thanks to: 3×1 & Calvin Klein  

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STYLE-LIST: VALERIE BOSTER, CO-FOUNDER OF LA MARQUE, REVEALS WHAT INSPIRES HER PERSONAL STYLE

Valerie Boster, former Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue alum, is the co-founder of one of the most sought after brand consultancies around, La Marque. When Valerie is not up to her neck in work, she can be found jetting off to some … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: SORAYA SILCHENSTEDT, JEWELRY DESIGNER, SHARES WHAT MAKES HER STYLE SIMPLE & CHIC

Soraya Silchenstedt, a designer of jewelry who’s pieces instantly become cult classics – former co-founder and creative director of Finn, now heading up her own namesake label  – this New York beauty knows a thing or two about style. Here … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: THE USUAL CREW, EMILY ANDERSON & YASHA WALLIN, ON WHAT’S WHAT

      You know these two, Emily Anderson and Yasha Wallin, they are the dynamic duo behind The Usual, that love letter to MTK we all enjoy. Often found on the beaches of Montauk during the long summer days … Continue reading

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THE FISHERMAN’S SON BY CHRIS MALLOY & PATAGONIA

  By: Joseph Licata Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the … Continue reading

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OLIVIA JEAN, SINGER, SONG WRITER, MUSICIAN AND ALL AROUND BADASS, SHARES HER INSPIRATIONS

Olivia Jean, who dropped her debut solo LP last October titled, Bathtub Love Killings,  is a multi-instrumentalist who cut her teeth in the Third Man Records stable backing folks as varied as Karen Elson, Wanda Jackson and Jack White in … Continue reading

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NOVA PLANET: PROVING THE FRENCH KNOW MUSIC AND THE ARTS

By: Victoria Clark When we think of France we usually think of it as the center of the fashion, art, and culinary world; however, what most people may not realize is that the French have been just as influential in the music scene … Continue reading