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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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STYLE-LIST, DJ AND EVENT PRODUCER, MAY KWOK ON HER STYLE STAPLES

NEW YORK DJ & EVENT PRODUCER Event Producer by day and DJ by night, May Kwok has been making waves in New York since she first hit the social scene at 13. With her finger firmly on the pulse of … Continue reading

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

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 of the WORLD. … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: NEADA JANE, MANAGING EDITOR OF GARANCE DORÉ, SHARES HER AUSSIE UPBRINGING AND CITY LIVING STYLE PICKS

By: Victoria Clark Ok, so we all know that Garance Doré is one of the chicest and coolest bloggers on Mother Earth, but as the founder and creative director of her eponymous blog, it is no surprise that Ms. Doré has … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: DAVID HELWANI, FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF TWENTY TEES, SHARES HIS STYLE PICKS

By: Victoria Clark David Helwani is anything but your typical designer. From working in the music industry to attending law school and passing the bar, Helwani proves that finding your calling is not always a clear and direct path. However, … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL DWECK ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END: MONTAUK, N.Y.

By: Victoria Clark If you look up the word artist in the dictionary, one of the definitions reads: (n) a person who produces works in any of the arts that are primarily subject to aesthetic criteria. However, an artist is much more than that. It is … 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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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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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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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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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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STYLE-LIST: KRISTIN BARONE, CREATIVE CONSULTANT, SHARES A FEW THINGS THAT MAKES HER STYLE HER OWN

Kristin Barone, the former International Fashion Director at WWD, now creative consultant and humanitarian, supporting the efforts of Red Earth Trading Company and Know Think Act. Here Kristin shares what makes her style her own. KRISTIN BARONE | STYLE-LIST What is … Continue reading

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STEPHANIE PAINE; FROM CITY TO THE SHORE, STYLE DETAILS OF A BOHO BABE

Stephanie Paine, former PR Manager for Roxy has since been consulting for some of the coolest brands around helping to lead strategic initiatives across sales and marketing. You may have seen her on or around the waters of New York … Continue reading

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GILLIAN SCHWARTZ, FOUNDER OF SCHWARTZ AND SONS, GIVES US A HINT AT HER PERSONAL STYLE

    GILLIAN SCHWARTZ | STYLE-LIST What is your Favorite City and neighborhood? BIG SUR What is your favorite Hotel? 29 PALMS Your favorite restaurant and dish? AVOCADO. OR ANYWHERE THEY HAVE A GIANT SALAD Favorite Vacation location? LA / … Continue reading

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YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE NAUGHTY AND THE NICE

It’s officially the holidays. And to hopefully make your life a bit easier we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite things for the man, woman, gear junkie or art lover in your life. No matter who’s on your naughty … Continue reading

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ATLAS: I WILL REARRANGE THE STARS, PULL ‘EM DOWN TO WHERE YOU ARE…

May these words be the first To find your ears. The world is brighter than the sun Now that you’re here. Though your eyes will need some time to adjust To the overwhelming light surrounding us, I’ll give you everything … Continue reading

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JAMIE BRISICK, FROM THE BEGINNING

By: Joseph Licata If you have spent any time at all in or around the waters of New York City over the last several years, then you have more than likely met one of the nicest guys you’ll ever have the … Continue reading

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DOGTOWN DAYS

By: Jamie Brisick I was 10 years old and Dogtown-obsessed. And though I’d yet to actually step foot on a surfboard, I’d seen Super Session twice and had Gerry Lopez’s tube-riding stance so deeply etched in my brain that the vision … Continue reading

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THE WORD | HUNTER S. THOMPSON – 16 AWESOME QUOTES YOU’LL WANT TO USE

By: Joseph Licata Hunter S. Thompson, one of the most prolific writers of our time, is possibly best known for his pieces Hell’s Angles, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas and his novel The Rum Diary – which made it’s … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: TAYLOR STEELE, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER, SHARES WHAT HE NEEDS MOST WHEN ON THE ROAD

Taylor Steele, an award-winning director and producer, who broke new ground with his surf film ‘Momentum’ and continues to surprise us with film after film through his production company Poor Specimen. Here Taylor shares what he needs most when he’s … Continue reading

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HUGH HOLLAND’S LOCALS

By: Joseph Licata Hugh Holland’s work ushers in the carefree, youthful expression that drives our love of the summer months and the memories we have long after they are gone. So with summer officially her, I thought It was only … Continue reading

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THE SURF CLUB

From its opening on New Year’s Eve in 1930, (thank you Mr. Firestone) This famed sandy hangout was the playground for some of the worlds most famous faces. The sparkling sun and cool, clear waters of Miami attracted the likes … Continue reading

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TIMOTHEE VERRECCHIA | STYLE-LIST

Perhaps the simplest way of explaining what Timothee Verrecchia does for a living is to call him a “creative director.” Or maybe “cultural entrepreneur”? Whatever the term is, it better be broad enough to encompass his 15 years of experience … Continue reading

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STEVEN ROJAS | STYLE-LIST

STYLE-LIST | STEVEN ROJAS As the Director of Social Media at the SoHo and Tribeca Grand Hotels, Steven certainly knows his way around some of the finer things NYC has to offer. So we got together with Steven to see … Continue reading

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AN INNER-VIEW OF KASSIA MEADOR

Kassia has surely made a name for herself within the surf community with her skills on a long board, but she now has her sights firmly set on the art community and rightfully so. Photography being her main medium, Kassia … Continue reading

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RUSCHMEYER’S HOTEL, MONTAUK

The Gentlemen who brought us Montauk’s Surf Lodge have managed to bring us yet another reason to suffer through the long drive to the furthest point in Long Island… Ruschmeyer’s. Just down the road from The Surf Lodge you will … Continue reading