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November 7th, 2013 | By | 406 Comments

Day-To-Night Essential: The Tunic Style Post by Guest Blogger, Leah.

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I always love when I find a piece that can be styled in more ways than I can even imagine. This Somedays Lovin’ tunic is perfect for so many different occasions. (more…)

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October 31st, 2013 | By | 955 Comments

#SWELLivin

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Be a sunset watcher.

Once, I was traveling in the Greek Isles and was staying at a hostel. I realized it was almost sunset time, and something in my DNA said, “hey you’d better figure out a way to go watch it.” Everyone else was partying, eating, or hanging out in the common room, but I found my way to the roof and watched one of the most spectacular sunsets during my time there. There were two other people on the roof:  an employee at the hostel, and another traveler (I think from the Czech Republic or something). The employee turned to us two lone travelers, and told me something I still haven’t forgotten: “You are either a person who watches sunsets, or you aren’t. I’m so glad that you made the effort.”  It was in a thick Australian accent too. ‘Twas quite poetic. (more…)

October 29th, 2013 | By | 1,107 Comments

Beer-30 with Imperial Motion

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Our friends at Imperial Motion just cruised by SWELL HQ to share an Oktoberfest treat to toast another sick delivery of their goods. They brewed the lager at their headquarters in Tacoma, Washington and named it after the mantra under which they established Imperial Motion – “The Underachiever.”

Big core-score points to IM for making the rounds delivering surprise coldies to SWELL and other shops in need of an impromptu beer-30. Check out the best of the Pacific Northwest styles.imperial_style (more…)

October 17th, 2013 | By | 848 Comments

DIY: Boot Socks

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So you scored a pair of the most perfecto boots in history. No? Get to gettin’ some freshies here. Agreed? Then it’s time to accessorize. With boot socks that is. ‘Tis the season to trim out your boots. Get the most out of your pair with this easy DIY for killer boot socks, using the sleeves of an old sweater. Read on for the simply how-to….
(Pictured: Angie Sweater / Steve Madden Back Zip Boots) (more…)