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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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NEW JERSEY WINTER SWELL BRINGS SOME EARLY HOLIDAY GIFTS

By: Will Warasila New Jersey serves up some pretty great waves if you know where to look. And with this past week’s winter swell we knew one guy that would have a line on a few fun spots—Stefan Gamon. So we … 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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DAILY INSPIRATION: HANALEI REPONTY by KANE SKENNARD

    Photos by Kane Skennar Styling by Mark Vassallo Model, Hanalei at IMG Surfboard by Matty Yeates Photographed at The Pass, Byron Bay Australia THANKS KANE

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STYLE-LIST: JOSEPH LICATA, EDITOR IN CHIEF OF SURF COLLECTIVE SHARES HIS LIST OF MUST HAVES

As the Editor in Chief of Surf Collective and former brand manager for the likes of Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole and House of Dereon among others; I’ve seen trends come and go, and my tastes shift from year to year, … 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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FINLESS IN SAN O WITH YANN AND JOEY

Photography & Words By: Mike Townsend  “Yann, what’re the directions again? Oh shit, I know the place, I’ll be there in 20.” “OK fantastic, see you then.” I pull up to see barefooted Yann in front of his house waving … Continue reading

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JOHN MOORE, A MAN WHO HATES NOISE AND LOVES FRIENDSHIP

By: Joseph Licata John Moore, named one of GQ’s 2014 Menswear Designers of The Year, is as multifaceted as the projects he’s worked on. Moore has lead creative and design for the likes of Quiksilver Women’s, VSTR and Hollister. Runs … Continue reading

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JACK JOHNSON TALKS MUSIC, CARTOONS AND EAST COAST SURF

  After attending his amazing show in Prospect Park last month, it was made clear that many people know Jack Johnson as the melodic musician who has wooed his fans through his acoustic and folk-like songs. However, when given a more … Continue reading

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SUMMER RENTAL’S SUMMER RENTAL

By: Joseph Licata Meet David, he is the man behind Summer Rental and some great tees coming out of Brooklyn right now. A cheeky, high-brow take on the perfect tee that we all love each summer. The tee that fits perfectly, is the … Continue reading

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FIRST LOOK: THOMAS CAMPBELL’S SOLO EXHIBITION, AMPERSAND, AT JOSHUA LINER GALLERY

Tonight Joshua Liner Gallery presents a solo exhibition of new works by Thomas Campbell, entitled Ampersand. It’s Campbell’s first solo exhibition at the gallery and will feature paintings, sculpture and hand-sewn pieces. The diverse nature of Campbell’s work (which also … Continue reading

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CAMP ROCKAWAY – KICKSTART YOUR FUTURE SUMMERS AND INVEST IN A TENT

By: Joseph Licata For the past year Kent Johnson, the man behind Camp Rockaway have been researching, designing and focusing on what will make camping at Rockaway an amazing experience; and now he’s ready to put a stake in the … Continue reading

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LET’S WANDER IN THE CHAMBERS OF THE SEA // Quality Peoples

The sea is calm. The sea is rough. The sea is meditative. She’s a deep well of experiences and emotions. A stronghold. A space to explore beauty and replenish our souls. This season, we honor our wild and wonderful sea. … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Bowery Surf Shop Opening With Party To Benefit Waves For Water

If in or around NYC tonight (Oct. 15th) come by and join us for the Patagonia Bowery’s grand opening party and Benefit at 8PM. Meet the Patagonia Surf Ambassadors Chris and Dan Malloy, Dan Ross and Mary Osborne and help … Continue reading

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Reef Presents Cyrus Sutton’s Compassing Film at Picture Farm Gallery / Hosted By The Endless Bummer

Our friends over at Endless Bummer are hosting a little shindig as Reef releases Cyrus Sutton’s latest film “Compassing,” the tale of modern gypsies on a two-month Pacific surf adventure down the coast of Mexico. The film will make its … Continue reading

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QUALITY PEOPLES / NEW ONLINE STORE & SS13 COLLECTION

Getting Lost In The Beauty Of It All The Artist, the Photographer, the Writer. Counter-culture luminaries that ignored society’s rules. Living an unconventional lifestyle, dropping out and turning on in search of life, love and waves. These enlightened vagabonds still … Continue reading

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#LOVE4RELIEF CONTRIBUTORS // GREAT PEOPLE, GREAT ART FOR A GREAT CAUSE

Surf Collective and Waves for Water are extremely thankful for all of our amazing contributors! It is because of all of their kindness that we have been able to pull this great campaign together. #Love4Relief wouldn’t be the same without … Continue reading

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Surf Collective Launches “Love 4 Relief” Special Edition Valentine’s Day E-Card Program // To Benefit Non-profit Waves for Water’s Sandy Relief Initiative

We are happy to announce the launch of “Love 4 Relief,” an original series of Valentine’s Day e-cards to benefit Waves for Water, a non-profit organization founded by former professional surfer Jon Rose and the charity’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Initiative. Available online (HERE) beginning … Continue reading

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BEACH 87TH ST. / SURFING AFTER SANDY film by LUKAS HUFFMAN

With the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy many across the Northeast have lost everything and are still in the process of rebuilding. And even though the mainstream media has stopped covering the conditions that many are facing, these communities still … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR TOM CURREN SCREENING & TOM CURREN LIVE PERFORMANCE for SANDY HURRICANE RELIEF

Searching For Tom Curren screening this Friday at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn to benefit Waves For Water / Hurricane Sandy Relief Initiative. Call over to Pilgrim Surf & Supply for tickets ($150). Following the screening, head over to Pilgrim … Continue reading

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MEET JONATHAN PASKOWITZ, THE MAN BEHIND LIGHTNING BOLT USA

Jonathan Paskowitz didn’t just survive growing up in a camper with eight siblings and surf obsessed parents, he thrived. Now, as the head of surfwear brand Lightning Bolt, he uses his lifelong immersion in surf culture to trace the evolution … Continue reading

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SURF BAZAAR TAKES JAPAN, DAY 4 & 5 // by: BETHANY MAYER

Day 4 Earth Day in Japan!  Yoyogi Park does it right with an earth day celebration; every hippie in the country congregates in the park to support their cause.  We spy a ton of flags (a Surf Bazaar obbsesion ) … Continue reading

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FEATURED: SURF BAZAAR TAKES JAPAN DAY 1 // by: BETHANY MAYER

   Bethany from Surf Bazaar heads to Tokyo Japan to collaborate with Ron Herman on five pop-up shops and I was pleased when she wanted to share her travels with us. One of the coolest women that I know, she … Continue reading

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STEPHANIE GILMORE & TILER PECK TALK SURF VS BALLET // THE WAVE IS A STAGE AND THE SUN A SPOTLIGHT // THE WATER DANCER

Out today. Stephanie Gilmore, together with Quiksilver, released a pretty great little film series exploring the similarities between surfing and dance. But when I saw that Tiler Peck was part of the crew I couldn’t help myself, I had to share … Continue reading

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A MODERN MANS’ WEEK // FROM CITY TO SURF

Attention to detail. The modern man, whether he is dressing for work, an afternoon in the city, a night on the town, or a weekend surf, he pays attention to his own details and finishings. It’s not about being fussy … Continue reading

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SYBIL STEELE X SURF COLLECTIVE BRINGS YOU A LITTLE AUSSIE SUMMER

I am proud to bring you our latest contributor, Sybil Steele! Together we collaborated with Australian blogger Mandy from Oracle Fox to bring you a little Aussie summer. Enjoy!   MANDY | Q&A Where did it all begin? It all began … Continue reading

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KELLY SLATER WINS 11TH ASP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Kelly Slater (Quiksilver) secured an historic 11th ASP World Title on Saturday (November 5th) while setting a seemingly insurmountable benchmark in the sport of surfing for greatness. Slater, 39, took home the championship in round #4 of the Rip Curl ProSearch … Continue reading

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PRO SURFER LAURA ENEVER SPENDS THE DAY WITH SURF COLLECTIVE

I recently had the opportunity to spend some good old-fashion quality time with Laura while she was in New York City last month and what I found was that yes, she is a fantastic surfer, world class in fact, and considered … Continue reading