Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

October 17th, 2013 | By | 611 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…)

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October 9th, 2013 | By | 1,270 Comments

Shapers Shed | Alaia Surfboards Jon Wegener Takes Us in His SD Shaping Bay for a Wood Board Building Lesson

Why Ride Alaias:
-  Alaias are such low-friction boards, you can ride with effortless speed.  In other words, they fly.
-  Riding finless gives you a slide, and a feeling that you can’t get riding traditional boards.
-  Your wave selection improves, because you really need to pick the right ones.  Paddling for the wrong waves means burning valuable energy. (more…)
October 2nd, 2013 | By | 974 Comments

Wetsuit Buyers Guide

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Picking a new wetty doesn’t just affect your wallet, it can change the course of your surfing style… and even your health.  Here’s our picks to suit your style, and our favorite InstaSurfers showing off their rubber. (more…)

September 30th, 2013 | By | 1,416 Comments

September Street Style Choice street style pics from the SWELL College Ambassador Team…

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The Indian Summer is in full force. That means Summer skirts, tanks and sundresses dominated quad lineups all along the CA coast this month. Read on for a few choice kits, c/o SWELL College Ambassador Team this past month…
Pictured: Vans / Stance Socks
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