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November 25th, 2013 | By | 202 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Mary Myers of Novella Royale Guest Blogger Leah Takes a Tour of the Novella Royale HQ

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Mary’s deep love for the styles of the 60s and 70s and her obsession with all things vintage are the main inspirations behind each of her collections. The sweet Novella Royale family allowed me to take a look into their creative space, and let me just tell you it was absolutely amazing! It truly was a vintage dream with retro couches, mirrors, and rugs, one of a kind hanging lights, and vintage fabrics laying all over the place. It is the perfect office studio to relax and get creative in. Mary is one inspiring babe and had all sorts of fun advice to share with all us Novella Royale lovers… (more…)

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November 25th, 2013 | By | No Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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When you first get your underwater gear, I suggest trying it out in a pool! Get some friends together and jump in a safe, controlled environment. You want to feel comfortable and confident with your gear and know how to work it properly before braving it in the wild. Nothing is worse than trying to figure out how to take a photo while getting tumbled by a wave!

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November 22nd, 2013 | By | 101 Comments

DIY: Chain Bag Camera Strap

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Any photographer would agree, the first step to taking great photos is to have your camera. No doy, right? But that’s often the step we miss out on most – often because we don’t want to carry the thing around. So we made ours into something we DID want to carry around by adding a classic chain bag strap.
Read on for the simple how-to… (more…)

November 20th, 2013 | By | 312 Comments

Meet Your Maker | RVCA Womens Trends, Career Advice and the Balance of Opposites with RVCA's New Women's Design Director, Anya Violet

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Meet the new RVCA Womens Designer…Anya Violet. Didn’t know RVCA just picked up some fresh talent? Well if you don’t know, now you know. Lucky for us (and you), we got a chance to venture over to RVCA’s HQ and meet your (new) maker… (more…)