Nicki's Archive

July 8th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

SWELL Style Guide: The July Edit

fb-post
Feeling a mid-summer crisis coming on? Don’t ditch the bikini just yet. Spark your style for an Indian Summer and for the season ahead with lightweight layers and a few saturated essentials. Heat up chilly mornings with just an ounce of ochre and singed sage. Suit up for the impromptu road trips and the fall festivals. For the last hours of summer sun. And for the unpredictable adventures ahead.
Get inspired: View the July 14 Catalog

Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
June 30th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Spotted in SWELL

Look who we found sporting their SWELL this week…
blogger-coral-shorts
Blogger: Simply Tabitha | Get the Goods: Coral Shorts (more…)

June 27th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

DIY: Wood Block Printing

diy-block-printing-blog
We love a solid essential. But sometimes, just sometimes, essentials need a little bit of customization. And as much as we love a good puffy painting party, raised smiley sunshine faces and stick figure kitty cats might not be the ideal match for every kit.
Our two favorite options: Screen Printing or Wood Block Printing. Screen printing will give you a much cleaner result, but the process it a bit more involved. Wood block printing is a bit rougher, and involves a bit more work on your end, but you will not need to order a screen.
For the former, read our DIY Screen Printing Tutorial
And for the latter, read on… (more…)

June 26th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Girls Gone Glamping 10 Essentials for Luxury Camping

glamping-stylePictured above: RVCA Jacket | Element Tank | Daisy Shorts | Billabong Backpack | Roxy Boots

Does an alfresco happy hour count as being “outdoorsy” in your book?
Whether you’re a seasoned s’mores maker or novice in the world of Nalgene bottles and pitching tents, setting up a plush campsite is something we can all appreciate from time to time. It’s about loving being outdoors…and loving being comfortable whilst outdoors.

More of the roughing it type? Feel free to choose your own adventure:
Malibu Camping with the CityWild Crew
North County San Diego Camping
Top CA Surf Campgrounds
Big Sur Camping
Joshua Tree Camping and Climbing
Hollister Ranch Road Trip
North LA, Ventura and Santa Barbara Camping

Ready to get glamping? Read on for tips + 10 essentials…

(more…)