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ROCKAWAY, NEW YORK: SUMMER SWELL THANKS TO HURRICANE GERT

Photography by Aaron Austin In New York City when a summer swell rolls in as good as our last (clean with some size thanks to Hurricane Gert) you drop whatever you’re doing and head to your break of choice. In … 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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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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MAY THE SUN ALWAYS SHINE WARMLY ON YOUR FACE

Photographer: RICARDO BEAS @ SEEN ARTISTS Stylist: DAMIEN VAUGHAN SHIPPEE @ HALLEY RESOURCES All wardrobe by THADDEUS O’NEIL Phillip wears socks by Falke, shoes by Converse Tayler wears sunglasses by See Eyewear, shoes by GREATS Christopher wears Sunglasses by See … Continue reading

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SUMMER RECIPES: MAKING SALMON POKE BOWLS WITH CLEAN FOOD DIRTY CITY

By: Gabrielle Vigoreaux Photos By: Aaron Austin One glance at Lily Kunin’s immensely popular Instagram, @cleanfooddirtycity, and I’ve got a wicked case of lunch envy (and breakfast and dinner envy while we’re at it). Yes, there are plenty of those … 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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COUPLES WE LOVE: ALLY WALSH AND CASEY WOJTALEWIC OF CANYON COFFEE

By: Gabriella Vigoreaux Photos by: Chris and Sarah Rhoads   James Turell, the artist known for his expression of light and color and a huge source of inspiration for this week’s couple, once said, “We eat light, drink it in through … Continue reading

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FINDING LOVE IN AN UNEXPECTED PLACE | COUPLES WE LOVE: SELBY DRUMMOND AND STEVEN DUBB

By: Victoria Clark Photos: Aaron Austin As millennials, we have become so accustomed to creating rigid checklists of qualities that we expect to find in our significant other. This can include anything from preferred hair color to skin tone and occupation to … Continue reading

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A MOMENT WITH SHELBY BAY

By: Aaron Austin Every now and then we think it is important to explore what lies behind the looks of some of the most beautiful women around us, because after all, there’s more than just being really really good looking. Therefore, when … Continue reading

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TORI PRAVER-FULLER: REDEFINING MOTHERHOOD AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO “DO IT ALL”

Photos by Sarah Noel Pankow and Katie Durko When you hear the name Tori Praver, we tend to think of the model turned swimsuit designer, whose bikinis grace the bodes of babes of all shapes and sizes the world over. However, there … Continue reading

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ATTENTION, SHOPPERS: VINTAGE BAZAAR A CURRENT AFFAIR IS NOT TO BE MISSED

By: Michelle Rizzi This weekend (May 13-14) marks the debut of A Current Affair (New York edition), the two-day long bi-coastal bazaar offering the best vintage the country has to offer. With over 60 vendors, fashion lovers have the chance … Continue reading

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HEIDI MERRICK: DAUGHTER OF RENOWNED BOARD SHAPER, AL MERRICK, CREATES SUCCESS OF HER OWN THROUGH FASHION AND DESIGN

By: Victoria Clark and Valerie McPhail Photos: Pura Soul Photography and Katie Durko Whether or not you are familiar with the surf industry, chances are that you’ve still heard, or at least seen, the last name Merrick mentioned or written somewhere – as it is the … 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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MAY 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING MICHAEL CHRISTMAS, MAGGIE ROGERS, BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB, AND MANY MORE

1. Bayonne – Fallss 2. Day Wave – Promises 3. Jaymes Young – Stoned On You 4. RAC, Rostam – This Song 5. Buena Vista Social Club – Chan Chan 6. Maggie Rogers – On + Off 7. Future Islands, Debbie Harry – Shadows 8. Beast Coast – Be Yourself 9. U2 – Last Night On … 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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STYLE-LIST: JESS HATZIS, CO-FOUNDER OF FRANK BODY, ON HER MUST-HAVES

By: Michelle Rizzi Photos by: Aaron Austin We know you’ve seen Frank Body, the brown, gritty coffee scrub covering bloggers, models, and It-girls from head to toe all over Instagram. You have Jess Hatzis, co-founder of the cult brand, to … 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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THE FLOWER SHOP: WHERE NOSTALGIC 70’S VIBES MEETS OUTSTANDING ECLECTIC EATS

By: Gabriella Vigoreaux “It took us three tries to get the perfect shade of pink. I think it’s called bubble bath pink.” Ronnie Flynn and Dylan Hales are giving me a tour of Flower Shop, the new bi-level, multi-use bar … 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 GUIDE TO GUADELOUPE, THE CARIBBEAN’S BEST KEPT SECRET

By: Michelle Rizzi I’ll be honest: I had never heard of Guadeloupe when my boyfriend suggested we go there for a last minute New Year’s Eve trip. We’d been searching for somewhere to soak up the sun during the Caribbean’s … 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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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