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May 2nd, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: T-Back Bikini Top

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The best bikini top style, says me at least, will always be the classic triangle top. Depending on what you’re in the mood for, and your creativity level, it can be a bandeau, a wrap top, a cross front, a or a traditional shoulder strap top. You can change up your preferred ‘kini top style mid beach-sesh for a style made for bronzing or beach volleyball. For all-around beach frolicking, you can’t go wrong with the T-back tie. Read on for the simple how-to…
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April 29th, 2014 | By | 35 Comments

New at SWELL: Luv AJ

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Even if you couldn’t hear the chimes Coachella this year, there’s no doubt that your Intsa feed was full of chain belts from Luv AJ this month. #Need (kidding, not kidding). One of our favorite festival trends this season, Luv AJ made a grand entrance at SWELL this week. Our picks of the incredible pieces? The Stone Cold Fox x Luv AJ belts. Pair with an essential dress as a belt or a necklace and it becomes a show-stopping statement look. More about the brand + video lookbook after the jump…
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April 25th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

DIY: Headband Updo

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Soaked and salty summer hair usually calls for some sort of updo. Branch out from the topknot with this 30-second style, using a bright scarf-style headband from Maaji Swimwear. Read on for the how-to…
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April 23rd, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Welcome To Element’s New Home: The Branch

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Sandwiched between industrial buildings and a metal shop, you would never know it’s there…aside from the skate park and urban greenery that is. Welcome to Branch, the new home of Element Skateboards. On the surface, one might think it’s a random place for a skate company. But dive into the company culture and principles, and you’ll notice that they’re right where they should be. Founded on goals of bringing progress to skateboarding and everything that surrounds them, the choice to re-purpose one of the community’s oldest hardware stores into their new home brought the ideas of growth and a commitment to nature and community full circle.
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