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February 9th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Local Travel Guide: New South Wales, Australia Just the Essentials with Rip Curl Team Rider, Tyler Wright

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Up for traveling to Byron Bay, but not frothing to fall into every tourist trap the travel guide has to offer? Ask a local. We hit up Australian Rip Curl Team Rider, Tyler Wright to take us on a mini tour of her hometown.
Read on for her essential list of places to surf, eat, and play in Byron Bay and around New South Wales… (more…)

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February 7th, 2014 | By | 5 Comments

DIY: Scarf Beach Bag Learn How To Tie a Scarf into a Beach Bag

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You’re packing for (insert your dream/actual Spring beach destination here). Maybe you’re like me, and just enjoy packing light, or maybe, between the bikinis, multiple footwear options, hats, more bikinis and the kitchen sink, a beach bag may just not fit into the mix. What to leave behind?! Panic sets in. This type of life-altering decision calls for a creative solution: pack one, multipurpose piece: a scarf. Among the list of things you’ll use it for (a beach wrap, racerback tank, blanket for the plane, head wrap, kimono…the list is endless), a beach /market bag is at the top in terms of space-saving functionality. Read below the break to learn how to tie your scarf into a beach bag… (more…)

February 4th, 2014 | By | 424 Comments

It’s Here: The February Catalog

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THE 2014 PRE-SPRING STYLE GUIDE HAS ARRIVED!
Bikini weather is in sight! Start off Spring in a sunny state of mind. It’s time to shake off Winter blues, subbing in vivid hues and sun-spiked washes. No sun in sight? Flip through the pages ahead for some vacation inspiration. Then get to packing!

Shop It: View the Digital Edition

Watch It: Check out behind the scenes footage from the making of the February catalog, shot in Laguna Beach, CA…

 

January 31st, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

DIY: Pom Pom Beach Shorts

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Spring is in sight! Which usually means doing a little pruning work on pants that have shrunk and morphed into high waters, stretched out, or become tattered at the bottom. A simple cut-off (cuffed or left to fray) does the trick, but if you really want to settle into the festive nature of the season, try adding a smidgin of flair with the addition of pom pom trim. This week’s DIY comes in the form of updating a pair of our favorite beach pants. Read on for the how-to… (more…)