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Riley Harper, One of Hollywood’s Most Supreme Stuntmen

Riley Harper’s lifestyle embodies everything that you dreamed of growing up, having worked on big films such as Point Break, performing dangerous tricks on motorcycles and flipping cars, performing as a stunt double on the set of Iron Man, Captain America and The Fast and the Furious. Just to name a few. Continue reading

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HERBIE FLETCHER; ON HONESTY, WHY SOCIAL MEDIA IS OVERRATED, AND FAILURE

Photos by: Sinuhe Xavier The Fletcher Family, a multi-generational group of pioneers, has been a staple in the surf and skate cultures for decades, with an influence that has pushed into fashion, music, streetwear and art. To pay tribute to … Continue reading

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Industry of All Nations: The Brand Resisting The Culture of Disposable Fashion

It may come as a surprise to many that the environmental impact of making clothes – particularly cheap clothes – is enormous. Thankfully there is a large, new wave of designers resisting this culture of disposable fashion with brands such as Industry Of All Nations leading us into the future of fashion. Continue reading

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JANUARY 2019 PLAYLIST: FEATURING 2PAC, NICKI MINAJ, ISLANDIS, BLASKO, SAINT JHN AND MORE

JANUARY 2019 PLAYLIST Our World by Islandis Won’t Be by Ivey Mile High by CLICHE and JACHARY Staying Alive by C.C. Productions (Saturday Night Fever) Which Way To Paradis – Bosq Remix by Poolside, Bosq California Love – Original Version … 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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MAY THE SUN ALWAYS SHINE WARMLY ON YOUR FACE

Photographer: RICARDO BEAS @ SEEN ARTISTS Stylist: DAMIEN VAUGHAN SHIPPEE @ HALLEY RESOURCES All wardrobe by THADDEUS O’NEIL Phillip wears socks by Falke, shoes by Converse Tayler wears sunglasses by See Eyewear, shoes by GREATS Christopher wears Sunglasses by See … Continue reading

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SUMMER RECIPES: MAKING SALMON POKE BOWLS WITH CLEAN FOOD DIRTY CITY

By: Gabrielle Vigoreaux Photos By: Aaron Austin One glance at Lily Kunin’s immensely popular Instagram, @cleanfooddirtycity, and I’ve got a wicked case of lunch envy (and breakfast and dinner envy while we’re at it). Yes, there are plenty of those … 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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TORI PRAVER-FULLER: REDEFINING MOTHERHOOD AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO “DO IT ALL”

Photos by Sarah Noel Pankow and Katie Durko When you hear the name Tori Praver, we tend to think of the model turned swimsuit designer, whose bikinis grace the bodes of babes of all shapes and sizes the world over. However, there … Continue reading

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ATTENTION, SHOPPERS: VINTAGE BAZAAR A CURRENT AFFAIR IS NOT TO BE MISSED

By: Michelle Rizzi This weekend (May 13-14) marks the debut of A Current Affair (New York edition), the two-day long bi-coastal bazaar offering the best vintage the country has to offer. With over 60 vendors, fashion lovers have the chance … 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: 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 last name of … Continue reading

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SUMMER GREEN MACHINE SMOOTHIE: FOR INCREASED ENERGY AND HEALTHIER SKIN

By: Gabriella Vigoreaux This green smoothie is a great way to start any day. With each glass packed with benefits, from the skin-nourishment in the avocado, to the great protein found in the hulled hemp seeds. This green gem will … Continue reading

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MAY 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING MICHAEL CHRISTMAS, MAGGIE ROGERS, BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB, AND MANY MORE

1. Bayonne – Fallss 2. Day Wave – Promises 3. Jaymes Young – Stoned On You 4. RAC, Rostam – This Song 5. Buena Vista Social Club – Chan Chan 6. Maggie Rogers – On + Off 7. Future Islands, Debbie Harry – Shadows 8. Beast Coast – Be Yourself 9. U2 – Last Night On … Continue reading

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NINA FREUDENBERGER | UNCOVERING THE BEAUTY BEHIND THE SURF SHACKS OF THE WORLD

  By: Peter Davis Nina Freudenberger, who runs Haus Interior – a full service boutique interior design firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles – moved from the east coast to the west coast and became immediately enamored … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF THE BEST HAWAIIAN TEES TO GET YOU READY FOR SUMMER

With the weather warming up, the days getting longer, and summer being just around the corner, it’s time to pull out the quintessential summer shirt – the Hawaiian. With style icons like Tom Cruise, Tom Selleck, and Christian Slater in the pack, we’ve got this season’s … Continue reading

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APRIL 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING ALT-J, COLOURING, MIDDLE KIDS, AND MANY MORE

1. Yumi Zouma – Keep It Close To Me – Cyril Hahn Remix 2. Retro Culture –  Weekend 3. Mac Miller, Anderson .Paak – Dang! (feat. Anderson .Paak) 4. Poolside – Everything Goes 5. alt-J – 3WW 6. Jamiroquai, Fred Falke – Cloud 9 7 . Fink – Looking Too Closely 8. Roosevelt … 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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TALKING SUNWEAR STYLE WITH WYETH EYEWEAR’S, STEFANIE HELEVA

By: Nico Klimek The beach bums living a double life in the city always seem to exude a certain coolness. In the warmer weather they stand out with their sun-stained skin and an ease in their step that makes it … Continue reading

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RIVAY’S APOCALYPSE NOW INSPIRED SS17 COLLECTION IS JUST AS AWESOME AS YOU WOULD THINK

  Menswear brand Rivay does it again with their newest collection. Inspired by Francis Ford Coppola’s famed movie, Apocalypse Now, Rivay’s Jon Ruti explains how and why he drew so many elements and ideas from the film. From the colorways in each … 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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MARCH 2017 SURF COLLECTIVE PLAYLIST: FEATURING MAJOR LAZER, GLASSIO, LORDE, AND MANY MORE

1. SAINt JHN – Reflex 2. Big Sean, Jeremih – Light 3. Kygo, Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me 4. Animal Collective – Kinda Bonkers 5. Dent May – Face Down In The Gutter Of Your Love 6. Cold War … Continue reading

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THE FLOWER SHOP: WHERE NOSTALGIC 70’S VIBES MEETS OUTSTANDING ECLECTIC EATS

By: Gabriella Vigoreaux “It took us three tries to get the perfect shade of pink. I think it’s called bubble bath pink.” Ronnie Flynn and Dylan Hales are giving me a tour of Flower Shop, the new bi-level, multi-use bar … 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 PICTURE PERFECT LOVE STORY: PANIA ROSE & THADDEUS O’NEIL | COUPLES WE LOVE

  Love. It is the four letter word that we strive to find in this world of constant chaos, but which proves to be a difficult feat for many of us. Therefore, if and when we do find true love, we must be smart enough … 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