Category Archives: Photography

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It Doesn’t Not Work

It Doesn’t Not Work is a surf craft exposition that explores the process of the art & craft of surf-riding design, and aims to discuss experimental shapes, work-in-progress projects and tried-and-true formulas. It is a time of conversation and camaraderie, … Continue reading

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A MOMENT WITH: NEREYDA BIRD

Recently we spent the day with our friend Nereyda Bird, who’s fun-loving yet deeply serene personality is infectious to be around and tossed her a few questions along the way. Where are you from? Philadelphia What is your idea of … Continue reading

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A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT

Photos by / Aaron Austin Stylist: Martha Chery Photo Assistant: Connor Callahan Styling Assistant: Karim Diallo Grooming: Tomoaki Sato Model: Phoenix Jakob @ Click Models   Shirt by Michael Kors,  Sweater by Nanamica, Jacket by DC Shoes, Denim by Asos   Polo by Devereux, Anorak … Continue reading

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6TH ANNUAL New NEW YORK WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL

This weekend marks the 6th annual New York Women’s Surf Film Festival. With the festival schedule split between two locations (one weekend at Rockaway Beach and the other in Montauk) and loaded full of fantastic surf films, amazing guests and … Continue reading

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WARMING UP FOR SUMMER

If you’re like us, you’ve either just completed the summer wardrobe switch or are still waiting to see if the cold is gone for good. (we’ve split the difference and only unpacked a few warm-weather necessities – better to be … Continue reading

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ICE CREAM HEADACHES / SURF AND COFFEE TABLES NEVER LOOKED SO COLD

By: Aaron Austin, True O’Neill and Joseph Licata If you live in New York and New Jersey and spend any time in the water, you’ve probably met Ed and Julien. Over the last four years they’ve been masterfully arranging a … Continue reading

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JUNGLE: AN UNINTENTIONAL SURF FILM… SORT OF

As a way to explore long-form editing, our friend Morgan Maassen pieced together one hell of an impromptu surf film. Plucked from footage of Maassen’s recent travels around the world, these perfectly shot clips star some of the greats: Marlon Gerber, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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TREVOR KING’S VIEW OF VENICE

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 the coast and … 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 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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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 … 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 … 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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AT HOME WITH ROY ALPERT: THE MAN BEHIND SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE HOTELS

  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 and notable … 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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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

  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 she may … Continue reading

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WEEKEND GETAWAY AT JOSHUA TREE: PROVING IT IS MORE THAN JUST A ONE HORSE TOWN

  By: Kate Durko In need of a weekend road trip? Just two hours outside of Los Angeles is the mystical, elusive town of Joshua Tree. Recently dubbed a “hipsters oasis,” Joshua Tree is the perfect place to unwind, unplug … Continue reading

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MARCH 2016 PLAYLIST: FEATURING DONOVAN, CURTIS MAYFIELD, GRAND NATIONAL, AND MORE

For this month’s playlist our friends Mike and Lara Townsend, founders of Threads and Fins in LA, curate a playlist that hits on just what we needed as we bounce around the next few weeks fighting off our wanderlust.   … Continue reading

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

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, the garment world … 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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BAJA WITH OTTO FLORES

Photos and words By: Mike Townsend When Otto and I met in Southern California in the late ’90s, life was fast and inebriated. We later reconnected when I lived in New York–okay, still somewhat inebriated. But Otto’s world had been … Continue reading