Category Archives: Travel

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THE FISHERMAN’S SON BY CHRIS MALLOY & PATAGONIA

  By: Joseph Licata Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the … Continue reading

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A. KAHN INTRODUCES THE FLYING HUNTSMAN 105 LAND ROVER DEFENDER PICKUP

  A. Kahn does it again, taking an iconic Land Rover and transforming it into something well, iconic. Even though some of what this British shop has turned out isn’t always tasteful, with this Flying Huntsman 105 it’s not a concern. Masculine, … Continue reading

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OLIVIA JEAN, SINGER, SONG WRITER, MUSICIAN AND ALL AROUND BADASS, SHARES HER INSPIRATIONS

Olivia Jean, who dropped her debut solo LP last October titled, Bathtub Love Killings,  is a multi-instrumentalist who cut her teeth in the Third Man Records stable backing folks as varied as Karen Elson, Wanda Jackson and Jack White in … Continue reading

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JEAN-PHILIPPE PITER’S PURE

Jean-Philippe Piter was born in Dakar in 1968. At the age of 16 Jean-Philippe left Sénégal and moved to France to study photography. After completing his studies Jean-Philippe served as an assistant to some of the biggest names in the … Continue reading

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TAKE NOTE: 22 OF THE BEST SURF SHOPS IN THE WORLD

Indo, Cali, Oz, and Hawaii are amongst some of the top surf destinations in the world, so, naturally, you would expect to find some of the world’s top surf shops there as well; however, you’d be surprised that some of the … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: KRISTIN BARONE, CREATIVE CONSULTANT, SHARES A FEW THINGS THAT MAKES HER STYLE HER OWN

Kristin Barone, the former International Fashion Director at WWD, now creative consultant and humanitarian, supporting the efforts of Red Earth Trading Company and Know Think Act. Here Kristin shares what makes her style her own. KRISTIN BARONE | STYLE-LIST What is … Continue reading

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NEW YORK’S WINTER BEACH CULTURE, AND WHY IT’S ALL WRONG

By: Mike Townsend “When it snows, book a flight straight to Puerto Rico.” That’s the advice I received from Joel Tudor and Danny Fuller over a New Year’s Eve in California, about a month before I moved to New York. … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Chasing Swell and Living Well On a Motorcycle

By Alex Doseff on The Inertia I suppose it all started because I wanted to do something reckless and adventurous, which I’ve found are often one and the same. A fear of waking up at 50 and realizing I’d never had … Continue reading

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10 UNFORGETTABLE PLACES TO TRAVEL TO IN 2015

By: Joseph Licata As the world gets smaller (thank you internet) it seems our travel bucket-list continues to get bigger. And with the consistent stream of travel porn on Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram, each week a new destination get’s added to that … Continue reading

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KICKSTARTER: THE BOY’S JOURNEY, A FILM ABOUT TEACHING A SON TO SURF

Most surf films follow a few, well worn paths, usually all pumping surf porn and wandering adventures for the initiated. Toddy & Robinson Stewart are going to create a film series that will be a surf exploration of a different … Continue reading

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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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DANE PETERSON MAKING LOGGING LOOK EASY IN AUSTRALIA

By: Joseph Licata Dane Peterson, filmed by Nick Jones and Andy Staley in Australia, hits your screen with an overload of logging style. Reminding me that a surf trip is well overdue. So enjoy and maybe we’ll see you on … 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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OUTERKNOWN, KELLY SLATER’S NEW KERING-BACKED SURF-LIFESTYLE BRAND

Earlier this year, surfing champion Kelly Slater chose not to renew his sponsorship contract with Quiksilver, after over two decades as the face of the troubled surfwear giant. Instead, he called up designer and fellow surfer John Moore (who was, … Continue reading

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YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE NAUGHTY AND THE NICE

It’s officially the holidays. And to hopefully make your life a bit easier we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite things for the man, woman, gear junkie or art lover in your life. No matter who’s on your naughty … 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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WHY DETROIT CAN’T MAKE COOL CARS

“They lack the balls to let one person drive the design value so that there’s continuity and perspective from the sketch to realization. It started with Edsel with the focus groups then you went to car companies being more about … Continue reading

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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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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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JACK JOHNSON TALKS MUSIC, CARTOONS AND EAST COAST SURF

By: Victoria Clark 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 … Continue reading

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SHORT FILM: DON’T DATE A GIRL WHO TRAVELS…UNLESS YOU CAN KEEP UP OF COURSE

By: Joseph Licata Don’t Date A Girl Who Travels is a fantastic short film by Director David Joseph Falossi II based on the story by Adi Zarsadias and featuring some incredible places that, if you’re lucky enough to be drug off … Continue reading

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STEVEN ALAN: DESIGNER, INVESTOR AND FATHER, SHARES TIPS ON MAKING IT LOOK EASY

Steven Alan, Designer of namesake brand Steven Alan, has been on the fashion scene since 1994, opening his first shop on Franklin Street in Tribeca. Over the last 20 years Steven has built a brand that has been the original … Continue reading

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AKILA BERJAOUI PHOTOGRAPHY // THIS IS SUMMER

By: Joseph Licata Australian-based photographer Akila Berjaoui captures moments that document a very real and intimate interaction between her, her subjects and their surroundings. Berjaoui, inspired heavily by the sea and surf, uses it as both a public and private … Continue reading

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JULY 2014: THINGS YOU NEED TO SEE, HEAR & DO THIS MONTH

By: Joseph Licata July 2014 July 2 – 4: Cara Striker x Artists – Make Love To The World at The Hole Gallery, New York, NY July 3: The Usual Magazine Summer Issue Launch Party at The Surf Lodge, Montauk, New York … Continue reading