Category Archives: Surf

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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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THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL’S MONTAUK LINEUP

This weekend (August 12th) the New York Women’s Surf Film Festival will be hosting the second half of their film series at the Montauk Beach House on Long Island, New York. Each year we love seeing  the amazing selection of … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

By: Victoria Clark 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 … Continue reading

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SAMUDRA’S JENNIFER BINNEY ON LIFE, DESIGN, AND HER VISION FOR THE FUTURE

By: Victoria Clark Every female out there knows about the quarrels in finding the perfect purse. It must be the right size, shape, depth, and of course, it has to be stylish, but trying to pack life’s necessities in a single bag … 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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SURF SNOWDONIA: A REVOLUTIONARY WATER PARK FOR SURFERS OPENS IN THE UK

By: Victoria Clark There are dozens of reasons why I love reading The Financial Times. From providing real-time updates on current events to pivotal financial information on companies and businesses and cutting edge interviews with designers, entrepreneurs, and movers and shakers … Continue reading

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SURFRIDER’S TWO COASTS, ONE OCEAN: CLEANING UP PLASTIC SOUP WITH CEO, CHAD NELSEN

If you’re at all in love with the ocean, then continue reading, because the Surfrider Foundation, for those who may not know, might just be one of the best at cleaning up your most loved summer getaways. The Surfrider Foundation … Continue reading

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WOMEN OF THE SEVEN SEAS: THE 3RD ANNUAL NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL | PRESENTED BY LAVA GIRL SURF

Women of the Seven Seas By: Victoria Clark As the first New York City organization dedicated to the celebration and empowerment of female surfers, Lava Girl Surf has been a pivotal advocate and supporter of female athletes who love the ocean, surfing, … 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

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5 SURFER GIRLS WHO YOU SHOULD KNOW

By: Victoria Clark We all recognize big name surfers like Stephanie Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Carissa Moore, and Laura Enever who have each made tremendous strides for females in a predominantly male populated sport. From breaking world records to becoming international icons through their … Continue reading

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SURF AND SKATE ON PADDLE 8

The best and most beautiful thing about art is that it can bring beauty to some of the most common and overlooked places, spaces, people, and things. Unfortunately, the most coveted pieces are usually extremely hard to come by, especially … Continue reading

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THE ENEMY OF THE “BEST” IS OFTEN THE “GOOD”

  “You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the … Continue reading

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KATIE & JOHN TERMINI | COUPLES WE LOVE

By: Victoria Clark We often hear that friendship is the key ingredient to a successful marriage or relationship, but with people constantly coming in and out of our lives, it is difficult to know whether a friendship will withstand the test of … Continue reading

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NEW JERSEY SURFING HALL OF FAME OPENING, HONORING LEGENDS OF THE EAST

If you’re in New Jersey at the shore this weekend, set your reminders for the opening of the New Jersey Surfing Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place at Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan beginning at 5pm. Come … Continue reading

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SURF COLLECTIVE MAGAZINE ISSUE 001 / NEW BEGINNINGS

  LETTER FROM THE EDITOR When we started pulling together ideas for how we wanted our first printed experience of Surf Collective to feel we quickly realized that what was taking shape was  a much needed step forward from where … Continue reading

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ESSENTIAL BEACHWEAR DESIGNED TO TAKE YOU INTO THE SUMMER SEASON WITH STYLE

With pools opening and “summer Fridays” beginning, Memorial Day is often marked as the unofficial kick-off weekend to the summer season. And as we gladly bid farewell to the bitter cold winter behind us, this Memorial Day weekend will be especially exciting, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: VALERIE BOSTER, CO-FOUNDER OF LA MARQUE, REVEALS WHAT INSPIRES HER PERSONAL STYLE

Valerie Boster, former Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue alum, is the co-founder of one of the most sought after brand consultancies around, La Marque. When Valerie is not up to her neck in work, she can be found jetting off to some … Continue reading