Category Archives: Surf Collective

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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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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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STYLE-LIST: ADAM ALPERT, MUSIC MAVEN AND THE RECORDING INDUSTRY’S TRIPLE THREAT

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 though we know … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF THE BEST HAWAIIAN TEES TO GET YOU READY FOR SUMMER

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 got this season’s … 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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TALKING SUNWEAR STYLE WITH WYETH EYEWEAR’S, STEFANIE HELEVA

By: Nico Klimek The beach bums living a double life in the city always seem to exude a certain coolness. In the warmer weather they stand out with their sun-stained skin and an ease in their step that makes it … Continue reading

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RIVAY’S APOCALYPSE NOW INSPIRED SS17 COLLECTION IS JUST AS AWESOME AS YOU WOULD THINK

  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 in each … Continue reading

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SIERRA QUITIQUIT: HOW THIS TRIPLE THREAT USED TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS AS THE FUEL FOR SUCCESS

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 an athlete. From … Continue reading

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MARCH 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING MAJOR LAZER, GLASSIO, LORDE, AND MANY MORE

1. SAINt JHN – Reflex 2. Big Sean, Jeremih – Light 3. Kygo, Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me 4. Animal Collective – Kinda Bonkers 5. Dent May – Face Down In The Gutter Of Your Love 6. Cold War … 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 PICTURE PERFECT LOVE STORY: PANIA ROSE & THADDEUS O’NEIL | COUPLES WE LOVE

  Love. It is the four letter word that we strive to find in this world of constant chaos, but which proves to be a difficult feat for many of us. Therefore, if and when we do find true love, we must be smart enough … 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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DESIGNER ROBERT MCKINLEY WORKS HIS MAGIC ON THIS REVIVED MONTAUK HOME

Robert McKinley is by far one of the most talented and innovative designers to emerge in the architecture, hospitality, and interior design space. No matter what he puts his creative touch on, whether it be a restaurant like Sant Ambroeus, a nightlife … 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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JANUARY 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING CHANCE THE RAPPER, THE XX, THE SUGARCUBES, AND MANY MORE

  1. TOKiMONSTA – Steal My Attention 2. Shelby Lynne – She Knows Where She Goes 3. Dillon Francis – Anywhere 4. Martin Solveig – Places 5. Black Marble – Frisk 6. Yumi Zouma – Barricade 7. Julio Bashmore – Holding On … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: CANDICE MILLER AND JENNA CRESPI, SISTERS REDEFINING MODERN MOTHERHOOD IN STYLE

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 those who take … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING JIM JAMES, NICK MURPHY, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, AND MANY MORE

1. Here In Spirit – Jim James 2. Bounce Back – Big Sean 3. How?? – The Flaming Lips 4. On Hold – The xx 5. Distant Shores – Porcelain Raft 6. In the Wild – Haarm 7. Another Chance … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING KID FREUD, FLOCK OF DIMES, KINGS OF LEON, AND MANY MORE

1. Muizenberg – John Wizards 2. My Only Swerving – El Ten Eleven 3. Weightless – Waylayers 4. Watch Me – Labi Siffre 5. On and On – Mackintosh Braun 6. Seconds – Ghost Loft 7. Floating There – Concorde … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: KATIE DURKO, SOCIAL MEDIA MAVEN AND WEST COAST BEAUTY, SHARES HER EDGY AND LAID-BACK BEACH STYLE

Living in this age of technology, it isn’t uncommon to become friends with someone through social media, in fact, I’d say it is almost pretty normal! And as much as we sometimes hate it, social media can bring a lot … Continue reading

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KATE & ROBERT MCKINLEY: FINDING LOVE IN RELIEF | COUPLES WE LOVE

  Dating can often feel like an impossible game, especially when you’ve been doing it for a while. However, one of the reasons we love doing the Couples We Love segment is because it reaffirms that true love exists all around us … Continue reading

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DANIEL ARSHAM’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBIT, CIRCA 2345, IS NOTHING SHORT OF A BIG SUCCESS

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 that we so … 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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MIKEY & LISA DETEMPLE, A MONTAUK LOVE STORY

By: Joseph Licata As we all know, summer is a time that brings a lot of different elements and experiences into our lives. It is a time for adventure, a time to make memories, a time to embrace living in … Continue reading