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The Wedge / A film by Brecht Vanthof

The Wedge A break in Newport Beach CA. Known to be deadly. Generated by a south swell, where one wave approaches and reflects off the jetty which meets another incoming wave and creates a peak. When conditions are right that … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: LAURA-MAY GIBBS, SOME INSIGHT INTO HER INSPIRATION

Laura-May, the women behind Insights fantastic feminine threads, let us into her rocking AU pad to talk inspiration and future plans while sharing a few of her favorite things. It’s the indefinable aesthetic to Laura-May’s designs that have the world’s … Continue reading

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SURF BAZAAR TAKES JAPAN, DAY 4 & 5 // by: BETHANY MAYER

Day 4 Earth Day in Japan!  Yoyogi Park does it right with an earth day celebration; every hippie in the country congregates in the park to support their cause.  We spy a ton of flags (a Surf Bazaar obbsesion ) … Continue reading

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FEATURED: SURF BAZAAR TAKES JAPAN DAY 1 // by: BETHANY MAYER

   Bethany from Surf Bazaar heads to Tokyo Japan to collaborate with Ron Herman on five pop-up shops and I was pleased when she wanted to share her travels with us. One of the coolest women that I know, she … Continue reading

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A FEW WORDS: RAG & BONE RTW FALL 2012 COLLECTION

It is no joke when rag & bone’s Marcus Wainwright and David Neville stitch their quality guaranteed label onto their garments. Their shows for the Fall 2012 season at New York Fashion Week proves it. These two prolific designers deliver … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK: PATRICK TREFZ’S SURFERS’ BLOOD / COMING THIS SUMMER

   Surfers’ Blood, the latest monograph from award-winning surf photographer and filmmaker Patrick Trefz, is a survey of decades spent photographing the lifestyles and bloodlines of surf culture across the globe. Surfers’ Blood captures all the diverse elements that make surfing so … Continue reading

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THE LOOK: GANT RUGGER SPRING/SUMMER 2012 COLLECTION (WITH A LITTLE GULICK)

With Gant Rugger’s Spring / Summer 2012 Collection hitting stores, probably as we speak, there are some fresh images that were just released that really brings the collection to life. And, if you are a frequenter of Surf Collective, you … Continue reading

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ELLE & W’S SCENE ON THE STREET EXHIBIT / HIGHLIGHTING CURRENT & ANTICIPATED TRENDS FOR 2012

Please come out to The Living Room bar at the W Time Square Hotel on Thursday, February 2nd from 7-9pm for the launch of “Scene on the Street” an exhibit of street style images by photographer Adam Katz Sinding of Le … Continue reading

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BALARAM STACK / PERFECT 10 AT BANZAI PIPELINE / VOLCOM PIPE PRO

Balaram Stack headed to Hawaii looking to fulfill a childhood dream and humbly gain experience at the world’s most revered and feared surf spot: the Banzai Pipeline. But 20-year-old New York pro surfing rookie Balaram Stack scored one of surfing’s … Continue reading

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DAMIEN HIRST, SPOT PAINTINGS SHOWING AT 11 LOCATIONS WORLDWIDE

A worldwide exhibition is on right now at all 11 of Gagosian Gallery’s locations, featuring hundreds of Damien Hirst’s spot paintings.  More than 300 paintings will be on display at the various locations, which include: three galleries in New York CIty, … Continue reading

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VANS OTW SPRING 2012 // THE PRITCHARD

With the spring season right around the corner (though it hasn’t even really snowed yet) a new set of Pritchards from Vans’ OTW line are set to hit select retailers. The Pritchard brides the gap between casual sneaker and dress … Continue reading

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BERNHARD LANG’S VIEW FROM ABOVE

Bernhard Lang’s latest photos of humanity at rest illustrate the photographer’s obsession with what he calls “the ideal distance, the point where humans and nature could live together in a perfect match.” It is an obsession that has taken him … Continue reading

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ZANNA & MAZDACK | COUPLES WE LOVE

With everything that pulls on us each day, it is easy to overlook that special person in our lives, the one who often balances us, inspires us and becomes our biggest fan. So we are celebrating those couples that remember … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE AT PIPE // BILLABONG PIPE MASTERS DAY 2 & 3 HIGHLIGHTS

For day three of the Billabong Pipeline Masters, In Memory of Andy Irons, the heat to watch was most certainly that between the 11 time world champion, 39 year-old Kelly Slater, and 19 year-old  John John Florence, dubbed the New … Continue reading

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PATAGONIA & SURF COLLECTIVE BOULDER CENTRAL PARK, AND FIND THE CALM AMIDST THE NOISE

Patagonia recently opened two pop-up stores on the Upper East and Upper West sides of Manhattan, a very good move considering it’s the busiest shopping period of the year, but also a good move because Patagonia, until now, has no … Continue reading

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SYBIL STEELE X SURF COLLECTIVE BRINGS YOU A LITTLE AUSSIE SUMMER

I am proud to bring you our latest contributor, Sybil Steele! Together we collaborated with Australian blogger Mandy from Oracle Fox to bring you a little Aussie summer. Enjoy!   MANDY | Q&A Where did it all begin? It all began … Continue reading

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ONIA X SURF COLLECTIVE SWEEPSTAKES // FREE ONIA RESORT 11, LIBERTY OF LONDON BOARD SHORTS

Onia and Surf Collective are teaming up to give one lucky reader a free pair of Onia Resort 2011, Liberty of London shorts (Pictured below). Just be the 100th person to sign up for the Surf Collective newsletter and they are … Continue reading

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MIKE TOWNSEND // THE MAN OF MANY HATS

Mike Townsend is a man of many hats, both figuratively and literally. From restaurants (Morgan) and bars, (Chloe81), to fashion and photography, I sat down with him to chat a little about what drives him and what keeps this Cali … Continue reading

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MAGICAL TIMES

After days of blistering hot temperatures in the city, it is hard not to give in to the desire to follow after children as they run into the many fountains that are spread across the city. To be honest I … Continue reading

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TOMMY GUNS GETS YOU FREE SHAMPOO

When I dropped into Tommy Guns for the first time, almost three years ago, I knew that it was what I had been looking for for quite some time. I met the handlebar-mustache wearing founder, Russell Manley, and knew I … Continue reading