Category Archives: Travel

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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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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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STYLE-LIST, DJ AND EVENT PRODUCER, MAY KWOK ON HER STYLE STAPLES

NEW YORK DJ & EVENT PRODUCER Event Producer by day and DJ by night, May Kwok has been making waves in New York since she first hit the social scene at 13. With her finger firmly on the pulse of … Continue reading

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COUPLES WE LOVE: ALLY WALSH AND CASEY WOJTALEWIC OF CANYON COFFEE

By: Gabriella Vigoreaux Photos by: Chris and Sarah Rhoads   James Turell, the artist known for his expression of light and color and a huge source of inspiration for this week’s couple, once said, “We eat light, drink it in through … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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 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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8 IMAGES THAT PROVE WHY ALBERT FREY’S HOME IS PALM SPRINGS PERFECTION

  Born in Switzerland, Albert Frey was a man with an modernist vision that was way beyond his years and who is now known as one of the founding architects of Palm Springs. After being commissioned for a project in the California desert, … 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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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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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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MEMBERS-ONLY: THE COOLEST, OLDEST, AND MOST EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE CLUBS AROUND THE WORLD

By: Victoria Clark Do you ever wonder where the elite trendsetters go to hang out and just chill with friends? Well, now you won’t have to, for we’ve put together the list of the coolest, oldest, and most exclusive members-only clubs … 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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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 long … 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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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: NEADA JANE, MANAGING EDITOR OF GARANCE DORÉ, SHARES HER AUSSIE UPBRINGING AND CITY LIVING STYLE PICKS

By: Victoria Clark Ok, so we all know that Garance Doré is one of the chicest and coolest bloggers on Mother Earth, but as the founder and creative director of her eponymous blog, it is no surprise that Ms. Doré has … Continue reading

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

By: Victoria Clark 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, … 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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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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MODEL LUMA GROTHE SAILING IN MEXICO

The amazingly beautiful Luma Grothe sets sail in Mexico with Harper’s Bazaar Mexico for their cover shoot, making for one unforgettable captain.   THANK YOU DANNY CARDOZO & HARPER’S BAZAAR MEXICO  

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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