Tag Archives: STYLE

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BRANDS TO KNOW

As our readers know, we at Surf Collective love the creative mind. Whether it’s art, design, or fashion, we seek to celebrate and highlight brands and individuals who are pushing the confines of creativity to bring something new and inspiring into … 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

By: Victoria Clark 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 … 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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INNER-VIEW: MAN OF THE WORLD’S ALAN MALEH ON PRINT, CONCEPT STORES, AND HIS GOALS FOR THE FUTURE

By: Victoria Clark We see it in some of our favorite stores around the world. That thick book-like magazine with a cover that features some of the most intriguing men of our time with the gold title that describes them all as a, MAN … Continue reading

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BACK AT IT: THE ICONIC SURF-LOVING BEACH BABE CAROLYN MURPHY STUNS AGAIN AS THE FACE OF OSCAR DE LA RENTA’S SS16 CAMPAIGN

Photographed by David Sims and creative direction led by the renowned Peter Copping, Carolyn Murphy has left us once again speechless as the face of Oscar de la Renta’s SS16 campaign. Set at the historic Hispanic Society of America, the legacy of the … Continue reading

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BRAND TO KNOW: DATURA BY STEFANIA BORRAS

By: Victoria Clark It is almost completely inevitable that my creative inspiration runs low at least once a season. During these times I find myself looking to others – musicians, writers, designers, and creators, for some motivation. If I’m lucky, … Continue reading

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

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 athlete; however, with … 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

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, the garment world … Continue reading

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FALL FOOTWEAR THAT ARE PERFECT SUBSTITUTES FOR YOUR SUMMER SANDALS

With fall officially here, it is time we all invest in a good pair of stylish yet comfortable sneakers to keep our toes warm for the brisk months ahead. And if you are in the market for new shoes, you’ve come … Continue reading

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5 QUESTIONS WITH NICK BROWN, THE MAN BEHIND THE BRAND THAT IS BRINGING STYLE AND COMFORT BACK INTO OUR STEP

By: Victoria Clark One of the things that we love most about fashion is the fact that it is an ever evolving art that always gives us something to look forward to. However, regardless of the times and trends, there … Continue reading

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IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY SOMEWHERE: FOUR STATEMENT SUNGLASSES FOR HIM AND HER THAT ARE GUARANTEED TO LIFT ANY OUTFIT

Unlike certain articles of clothing that we must pack away with the season’s change, sunglasses always remain to be an essential part of our wardrobe, regardless of the weather. So whether you are skiing the slopes of Aspen in the winter, walking the … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: MICHAEL SAIGER, FOUNDER OF MIANSAI, SHARES HIS TRAVEL-READY STYLE STAPLES

For anyone starting a business or hoping to finally turn a dream into reality, Michael Saiger, Founder and Creative Director of Miansai, is a man to admire. From making his own jewelry and bracelets in his dorm room at the … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: ASHLEY CALANDRA, SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AT BARNEYS NY, SHARES SOME OF HER PERSONAL STYLE SECRETS

When you first meet Ashley, there are two things you immediately notice about her. First, it is her strikingly beautiful and almost amber-like red hair, and second, it is her edgy, sleek, and chic style that she casually sports, even … Continue reading

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A NEW TAKE ON FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY WITH THE LADIES BEHIND EDTN-NY

By: Victoria Clark Those who know me know that I do love me some Instagram. However, 90% of the time I am not even looking at my own feed, but rather perusing for any cool new brands, artists, and creative … Continue reading

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RIVAY NYC – MODERN AND MASCULINE, COLLECTION DROPPING FALL 2015

By: Joseph Licata For the gents looking for a modern adventure. Be on the lookout for Rivay. Gearing up to launch this fall, they will be stocking classic silhouettes with a modern and masculine twist – perfect for escaping the city in … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: ELLEN MOORE, ACCESSORIES DIRECTOR AT KRUPP GROUP, GIVES US A TASTE OF HER SOUTHERN CHARM & NEW YORK EDGE

Aside from offering great surf, music, food, and natural beauty, North Carolina also breads some of the coolest and interesting people. Case in point, the gorgeous Ellen Moore, Accessories Director for the fashion and lifestyle PR firm, Krupp Group. With a style that … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: PETER DAVIS, PUBLICATION DIRECTOR OF THE DAILY FRONT ROW, ON WHAT MAKES HIS STYLE HIS OWN

Peter Davis is as New York, as well, New York. Growing up on the Upper East Side Peter quickly made the city his own. Eventually landing at Paper Magazine, where his style really came to life. Since then Peter has made … Continue reading

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

By: Victoria Marie Clark 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 … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC: BRENDAN FALLIS DROPS EPIC VOYAGEUR PHARAOHS TRACK ON SOUNDCLOUD

  Brendan Fallis has been dropping great tracks for a while now, with his latest Pharaohs being no exception. Featured on Surf Collective many times over the years and pulling together amazing playlists for us (here & here), Fallis is … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: SORAYA SILCHENSTEDT, JEWELRY DESIGNER, SHARES WHAT MAKES HER STYLE SIMPLE & CHIC

Soraya Silchenstedt, a designer of jewelry who’s pieces instantly become cult classics – former co-founder and creative director of Finn, now heading up her own namesake label  – this New York beauty knows a thing or two about style. Here … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: THE USUAL CREW, EMILY ANDERSON & YASHA WALLIN, ON WHAT’S WHAT

      You know these two, Emily Anderson and Yasha Wallin, they are the dynamic duo behind The Usual, that love letter to MTK we all enjoy. Often found on the beaches of Montauk during the long summer days … Continue reading

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ONLY. NY LAUNCHES KNITWEAR CAPSULE COLLECTION FOR SPRING 2015

  By: Joseph Licata For Spring / Summer 2015 ONLY NY is launching a new Premium Knitwear capsule collection. With three styles; a cotton henley, french terry raglan hoodie and a cotton crew-neck tee. Cut in hues of cream, navy … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: JESSIE RUDIN, SWIMWEAR DESIGNER, GIVES US A TASTE OF HER NYC MEETS AMAGANSETT MINDSET

Jessie Rudin is anything but your ordinary NYC girl. As a swimwear designer and a true lover of the sea, Rudin has this undeniable ability to perfectly and effortlessly pull off a cool beach edge with chic city style. With her love of the city and her … Continue reading

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BRAND TO KNOW: LA MARÉE SWIMWEAR

As we count down the days until summer, we find ourselves searching for inspiration and reminders that warmer weather is just around the corner. And since we at Surf Collective hope to bring our readers their daily dose of inspiration through sharing stories of people, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: MORGAN BOGLE, DESIGNER AND ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST SHARES HER INSPIRATIONS

Morgan Bogle is the founder of the sustainable and cruelty-free luxury bag line, Freedom of Animals, based in New York City. This ever so stylish brunette beauty has been passionate about both fashion and animal rights for as long as she can … Continue reading

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KITMEN KEUNG WATCHES, SOMETHING SIMPLE

One of my favorite items right now is the Kitmen Keung watch. A time piece designed with a high level of abstraction and simplicity, leaving room for the wearer’s expression of style. Simple, practical and quality. Can you ask for … 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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TIMOTHEE VERRECCHIA | STYLE-LIST

Perhaps the simplest way of explaining what Timothee Verrecchia does for a living is to call him a “creative director.” Or maybe “cultural entrepreneur”? Whatever the term is, it better be broad enough to encompass his 15 years of experience … Continue reading