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July 9th, 2013 | By | 1,406 Comments

Meet The 2013 “Follow the Light Foundation” Finalists -Who Will Win the $5K Surf Photography Grant In Honor of Larry “Flame” Moore?

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Meet the 2013 class of water photogs in the running for the award that has launched the careers of legendary lensmen like Chris Burkard, Todd Glaser and Morgan Maassen.

Trevor Moran -New Jersey

SWELL will award one up and coming surf photographer a $5,000 grant during The US Open of Surfing at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach on Tuesday July 23rd. The event is open to the public and free of charge. The reception begins at 7:00PM; The Shorebreak Hotel is located at 500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 (more…)

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July 8th, 2013 | By | 1,161 Comments

Who Wore It Better: Suns Out Guns Out

1. Albee Layer & friends on the 4th 

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The anthem against june gloom this summer is Suns Out Guns Out by Wellen. This cult classic was worn by everyone from the Jersey shore, to the girl next door. Get tanked up for a summer of savings with Wellen and 250+ sleeveless styles at SWELL

See who rocked da gun show below (more…)

July 5th, 2013 | By | 300 Comments

Wish You Were Here | SWELL 4th of July

Kylie: Women’s Stylist -On a boat in Newport
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Morgan: Gear Buyer -Slip ‘n’ Sliding around Laguna

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July 3rd, 2013 | By | 585 Comments

Staff Picks: Favorite 4th of July Parties TEAM SWELL SHARES THEIR WEST COAST PATRIOTIC PARTY PLACES

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VENUE: BEACH FRONT HOUSE ON THE PENINSULA

BEST OF: PEOPLE WATCHING, KEG STANDS, ROOF-TOP DECKS

DON’T FORGET YOUR: COCONUT WATER, BIKINI, WONDERLAND SUNGLASSES

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VENUE: BEACH HOPPING IN LAGUNA TOWN

BEST OF: SNORKEL BEER BONG, TOURIST CHICAS

DON’T FORGET YOUR: WET-DRY BAG, RASH-FREE SHORTS, SUNS OUT GUNS OUT TANK

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VENUE: BRIGANTINE RESTAURANT, OVERLOOKING THE FAIRGROUNDS

BEST OF: FRESHOYSTERS, SUNSET & FIREWORK REFLECTIONS ON LAGOON

DON’T FORGET YOUR: BEACH CRUISER, FLASHLIGHT, COVER UPS

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VENUE: 2 STORY PONTOON BOAT WITH A SLIDE

BEST OF: NO SOCAL JUNE GLOOM, NO BEACH COPS, NO LAST CALL

DON’T FORGET YOUR: WATER WINGS, RVCA COOLER, ZINKA