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APRIL 2016 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING CROSBY STILLS & NASH, ZARA LARSSON, ALVVAYS, AND MORE

1. Aloha – Mome, Merryn Jeann 2. Archie, Marry Me – Alvvays 3. Animals – Du Tonc 4. Belong – Tender 5. Automatic – ZHU, AlunaGeorge 6. Beautiful Criminal – The Big Pink 7. Daffodil Days – Oscar 8. Circadian … 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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SXSW 2016: WHO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS AND A PLAYLIST TO PROVE IT

By: Victoria Clark A complete guide to who you shouldn’t miss at SXSW 1. NAS – As one of the most successful and memorable rappers ever, Nas continues to exceed expectations and bring a new meaning to the rap world. … Continue reading

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MARCH 2016 PLAYLIST: FEATURING DONOVAN, CURTIS MAYFIELD, GRAND NATIONAL, AND MORE

For this month’s playlist our friends Mike and Lara Townsend, founders of Threads and Fins in LA, curate a playlist that hits on just what we needed as we bounce around the next few weeks fighting off our wanderlust.   … Continue reading

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THE VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR HER | THE JEWELRY EDITION

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE | THE JEWELRY EDITION Although we at Surf Collective believe that love is a feeling that should be expressed everyday, we understand that we tend to get caught up in this buzzing world we live in. So, … 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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NEW MUSIC: LOS ANGELES-BASED BAND WILDCAT! WILDCAT! RELEASES NEWEST SINGLE ‘STRAIGHT TO THE TOP’… LISTEN HERE!

WILDCAT! WILDCAT!’S NEWEST SINGLE: ‘STRAIGHT TO THE TOP’ As you may (or may not know) we did a story on one of our favorite up-and-coming bands, Wildcat! Wildcat!, a little while back (which can be found HERE.) And now, almost a year … Continue reading

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IN THEIR SHOES: JACQUELINE KIRSTEIN AND MATTHEW CHEVALLARD | COUPLES WE LOVE

There are thousands of quotes and poems about love. Some make us feel like love is always a grandiose feeling consisting primarily of passion and fervor, while others have more of a cynical take on the power of love and its emotional … 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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FEBRUARY 2016 PLAYLIST: FEATURING EIGHTY4 FLY, DAY WAVE, DAVID BOWIE, AND MORE

REST IN PEACE MR. BOWIE. THIS ONE IS FOR YOU…   1. Eighty4 Fly – Kush High 2. Bayonne – Spectrolite 3. Rivver – Am I Ok (ft. Milk and Bone) 4. Amtrac – Darkest Sound 5. Rufus Du Sol … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2016 PLAYLIST: FEATURING ERYKAH BADU, BEHAVIORS, YO GOTTI, AND MORE

  1. Miike Snow – Genghis Khan 2. Behaviors – Don’t Fight It 3. Gucci Mane – Lemonade 4. Night Drive – Drones 5. Dim Sum – High Love 6. George Clinton – It Makes the Babies Want to Cry 7. Yo Gotti – Down in the DM 8. Masha – Werewolves of London 9. … Continue reading

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YOU’RE SO COOL: WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN TO BE ‘COOL’?

By: Victoria Clark It’s a phrase that we hear all the time. A word we use to describe anything we find intriguing or unique – something or someone that catches our eye and tests the depths of self-expression and imagination … Continue reading

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GREAT COVER SONGS PERFORMED BY A FEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS: PART 2

Due to popular demand, we’ve added to the previous collection of our favorite cover songs! Check it out below and enjoy!   JOSS STONE – INTERSTATE LOVE SONG (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS COVER) HAIM – STRONG ENOUGH (SHERYL CROW COVER)   SAM SMITH AND DISCLOSURE – HOTLINE BLING … Continue reading

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10 INDIE MUSIC LABELS YOU SHOULD KNOW

TAKE NOTE OF THESE INDIE MUSIC LABELS THAT REPRESENT SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS: Glassnote Records Current artists include: CHVRCHES, Flight Facilities, Childish Gambino, and Panama Wedding   Barsuk Records Current artists include: Phantogram, Nada Surf, Death Cab for Cute, and … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING BASECAMP, ODESZA, LED ZEPPELIN AND MORE

    1. Basecamp – Comfort Zone 2. RAC, Speak – One House 3. Brett – Street Cleaning 4. Still Parade – Concrete Vision 5. Pete Yorn – Summer Was A Day 6. World Champion – Shakes 7. Big Data, … Continue reading

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PONY SHOES MAKES A COMEBACK WITH THEIR NEW PRODUCT OF NEW YORK LINE

By: Victoria Clark PONY shoes is not just some run-of-the-mill footwear brand for rather Its long-standing legacy and history has made it one of the more recognizable sneaker brands of our time. The brand, which stands for Product of New York, was founded … 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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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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NOVEMBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING GEMS, BRONSKI BEAT, SIGALA, AND MORE

    1. Tobtok – Savanna (Caesar Remix) 2. The Knocks, Matthew Koma – I Wish (My Taylor Swift) 3. Negative Gemini – You Never Knew 4. GEMS – w/o u 5. Secret Weapons – Something New 6. Laidback Luke, … Continue reading

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EMILIO PUCCI PAIRS STYLE WITH SKATE IN THE FASHION HOUSE’S NEW VIDEO CAMPAIGN AND CUSTOM SKATEBOARDS

SKATE STYLE BY EMILIO PUCCI It’s always refreshing and exciting to see fashion houses embrace surf, skate, and the sport-life mentality. From Alexander Wang surfboards to Louis Vuitton golf bags, many luxury brands have created special edition collections for recreational use. … 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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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 … 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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GREAT COVER SONGS PERFORMED BY A FEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS

As a music lover, nothing can take away from the original recording of your favorite song by your favorite band. However, we all need a little change from time to time and so it can be very refreshing to hear … 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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OCTOBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING RYAN ADAMS, BEAT CONNECTION, DRAKE, AND MORE

    1. Small Black – Boys Life 2. Rationale – Fuel to the Fire 3. Leo Kalyan – Get Your Love 4. Telekinesis – Sleep In 5. Ryan Adams – Shake It Off 6. Trails and Ways – Sure … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: JACLYN BURNEY, HEAD OF SALES AT R13, SHARES HER TENNESSEE CHARM AND CITY EDGE STYLE SECRETS

By: Victoria Clark When you think of what makes New York City so special, the first thing that comes to mind is the people in it and the fact that they come from all backgrounds, geographies, and professions. And having … 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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20 OF THE MOST ICONIC ROCKER CHICKS OF ALL TIME AND A PLAYLIST TO PROVE IT

When you think of the word “rockstar,” it often connotes a male musician. However, from bands to solo acts, some of the most iconic and revolutionary musical artist of all time have been fronted by females who can rock harder than … 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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SEPTEMBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING DEJ LOAF, SMALL BLACK, THE WEEKND, AND MORE

  1. Baio – Endless Rhythm 2. Houndmouth – Sedona 3. New Politics – 15 Dreams 4. Years & Years – Desire – Gryffin Remix 5. With You – Ghost (feat. Vince Staples) 6. Chet Faker – 1998 7. Dej Loaf – We Be On It … Continue reading