Category Archives: Surf Collective

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JULY 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING DRAKE, BØRNS, THE CURE, AND MANY MORE

1. Too Good – Drake, Rihanna 2. Feel So Close – Nelly Furtado 3. I Love You Always Forever – Betty Who 4. Pieces – Andrew Belle 5. S.A.Y – Compact Grey 6. Dreams – Taken By Trees 7. Just Like Heaven – The Cure 8. Fools Gold – Dagny, BØRNS 9. Summer Sun – Few Bits … Continue reading

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JUNE 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, FLUME, 2PAC, AND MANY MORE

1. Fader – Temper Trap 2. Kanye – Bogan Via 3. Jump In the Pool – Friendly Fires 4. Second Summer – Yacht (RAC remix) 5. Girl, Forever – Satin Jackets 6. Dark Necessities – RHCP 7. Something To Believe … 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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A ROCKAWAY LOVE STORY: MIA WOOLRICH AND PAUL SCHMIDT | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark One of my favorite poets of all time is E.E. Cummings. Simple, true, genuine, and honest, his poems always seem to strike a special chord in me. But as I wrote this particular piece, one of his poems … 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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YOU SHOULD KNOW: MICHAEL CHERNOW AND HOW HE IS TASTEFULLY CHANGING THE WORLD OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

By: Victoria Clark Michael Chernow is a name that has become synonymous with great food and hospitality. From his first restaurant, The Meatball Shop, which now has multiple locations throughout the city, to his second restaurant, Seamores, and now his role as the … Continue reading

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COCO DOES CUBA: SCENES FROM THE HISTORICAL RUNWAY SHOW IN HAVANA

By: Victoria Clark If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to book a flight to Cuba. With diplomatic relations smoothed over with the U.S., Cuba is no longer a sanctioned travel destination for Americans. So, as you can … Continue reading

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IN THE WATER WITH MAY KWOK: DJ, FASHION MAVEN AND ALL AROUND RAD GIRL

One of the things I love most about New York is the people. Creative, intelligent and driven. DJ and fashion maven, May Kwok, is one of those people. May has been making waves in New York since she first hit … 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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MAY 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING PETER BJORN AND JOHN, PRYDA, STILL PARADE, AND MORE

  1. One Dance – Drake 2. Hammock – Millionyoung 3. Coastal Cat – Tez Cadey 4. Water Water – Humans 5. HandClap – Fitz and the Tantrums 6. Bedbugs – The Limousines 7. Not My Day – Keith James … 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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STEP INTO LIQUID WITH COREYSWAVE’S, JOHN ANGIULO, AS HE POSTS UP IN PUERTO RICO FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

By: John Angiulo   OUTPOST: PUERTO RICO Each year I go from spending every day in the sun, teaching people to surf on a packed beach, to spending winters in the frigid waters and on the desolate beaches that rim … 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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APRIL 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING CROSBY STILLS & NASH, ZARA LARSSON, ALVVAYS, AND MORE

1. Aloha – Mome, Merryn Jeann 2. Archie, Marry Me – Alvvays 3. Animals – Du Tonc 4. Belong – Tender 5. Automatic – ZHU, AlunaGeorge 6. Beautiful Criminal – The Big Pink 7. Daffodil Days – Oscar 8. Circadian … Continue reading

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THE BEST HOTELS AROUND THE WORLD TO SATISFY YOUR SURF FIX

By: Victoria Clark “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – Cloud Atlas I can’t really begin to express how important traveling has been in my life. From Sao Paolo to Lake Tahoe, each place has taught me something new about myself, … Continue reading

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SXSW 2016: WHO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS AND A PLAYLIST TO PROVE IT

By: Victoria Clark A complete guide to who you shouldn’t miss at SXSW 1. NAS – As one of the most successful and memorable rappers ever, Nas continues to exceed expectations and bring a new meaning to the rap world. … 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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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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BACK AT IT: THE ICONIC SURF-LOVING BEACH BABE CAROLYN MURPHY STUNS AGAIN AS THE FACE OF OSCAR DE LA RENTA’S SS16 CAMPAIGN

Photographed by David Sims and creative direction led by the renowned Peter Copping, Carolyn Murphy has left us once again speechless as the face of Oscar de la Renta’s SS16 campaign. Set at the historic Hispanic Society of America, the legacy of the … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 2016 PLAYLIST: FEATURING EIGHTY4 FLY, DAY WAVE, DAVID BOWIE, AND MORE

REST IN PEACE MR. BOWIE. THIS ONE IS FOR YOU…   1. Eighty4 Fly – Kush High 2. Bayonne – Spectrolite 3. Rivver – Am I Ok (ft. Milk and Bone) 4. Amtrac – Darkest Sound 5. Rufus Du Sol … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2016 PLAYLIST: FEATURING ERYKAH BADU, BEHAVIORS, YO GOTTI, AND MORE

  1. Miike Snow – Genghis Khan 2. Behaviors – Don’t Fight It 3. Gucci Mane – Lemonade 4. Night Drive – Drones 5. Dim Sum – High Love 6. George Clinton – It Makes the Babies Want to Cry 7. Yo Gotti – Down in the DM 8. Masha – Werewolves of London 9. … Continue reading

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YOU’RE SO COOL: WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN TO BE ‘COOL’?

By: Victoria Clark It’s a phrase that we hear all the time. A word we use to describe anything we find intriguing or unique – something or someone that catches our eye and tests the depths of self-expression and imagination … Continue reading

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GREAT COVER SONGS PERFORMED BY A FEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS: PART 2

Due to popular demand, we’ve added to the previous collection of our favorite cover songs! Check it out below and enjoy!   JOSS STONE – INTERSTATE LOVE SONG (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS COVER) HAIM – STRONG ENOUGH (SHERYL CROW COVER)   SAM SMITH AND DISCLOSURE – HOTLINE BLING … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING BASECAMP, ODESZA, LED ZEPPELIN AND MORE

    1. Basecamp – Comfort Zone 2. RAC, Speak – One House 3. Brett – Street Cleaning 4. Still Parade – Concrete Vision 5. Pete Yorn – Summer Was A Day 6. World Champion – Shakes 7. Big Data, … Continue reading

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LINDA AND MARY MCCARTNEY’S INTIMATE MOMENTS AT THE GAGOSIAN NEW YORK

LINDA AND MARY MCCARTNEY AT THE GAGOSIAN NEW YORK, CAPTURING THE FLEETING MOMENTS OF INTIMACY This intimate image of Linda and Stella McCartney snuggled up in bed is just one of the many photos on display at Gagosian’s new show, … Continue reading

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PONY SHOES MAKES A COMEBACK WITH THEIR NEW PRODUCT OF NEW YORK LINE

By: Victoria Clark PONY shoes is not just some run-of-the-mill footwear brand for rather Its long-standing legacy and history has made it one of the more recognizable sneaker brands of our time. The brand, which stands for Product of New York, was founded … Continue reading

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BRAND TO KNOW: DATURA BY STEFANIA BORRAS

By: Victoria Clark It is almost completely inevitable that my creative inspiration runs low at least once a season. During these times I find myself looking to others – musicians, writers, designers, and creators, for some motivation. If I’m lucky, … 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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NOVEMBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING GEMS, BRONSKI BEAT, SIGALA, AND MORE

    1. Tobtok – Savanna (Caesar Remix) 2. The Knocks, Matthew Koma – I Wish (My Taylor Swift) 3. Negative Gemini – You Never Knew 4. GEMS – w/o u 5. Secret Weapons – Something New 6. Laidback Luke, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: PRO SURFER, TYLER STANALAND, ON HIS WEST COAST STYLE

Tyler Stanaland, pro surfer/skimboarder, Catch Surf team rider, and California native, is one of the most stylish guys you’ll see around. With a sleeve of tattoos, you might assume that Tyler is just another bad boy pro athlete; however, with … Continue reading