Archive for the ‘HOW TO’ Category

September 24th, 2013 | By | 1,365 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Jacob Byrne -Rhythm

 

 

jacob Byrne banana T#2CF91CWe went down under to find the man with the banana on his pants… Rhythm Designer Jacob Bryne. Here’s what he had to say about the  filthy beautiful styles coming out of Oz.

(more…)

Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
September 8th, 2013 | By | 671 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Billabong Designer Ed

LL0O6392

SWELL tracked down the man behind the Showdown shirt and the best wovens for the fall. Eddie at Billabong is a true legend, heres why he’s claiming contrast pockets are pertty happnin’

SWELL:
Tell us about the pattern origin

Eddie:  The pattern was actually inspired by ethnic prints and patterns we came across in our travels. It’s a dyeing technique called Ikat and its been used all over the world ranging from Southeast Asia to South America to the Middle East and even further (more…)

September 4th, 2013 | By | 29 Comments

SWELL Eats | Tahitian Poisson Cru

poisson-cru

Food trucks in Tahiti are no trend, its a staple source for grinds that fuel the boys charging chopes. SWELL’s Tahiti surf photographer Domenic Mosquiera shares his favorite dish from “Les Roulottes” aka the nightly Food Truck gathering near the recent Billabong Pro Tahiti contest.

dom_john_job

Domenic (Left) Jamie O’Brien and John John Florence take a break from (more…)

August 8th, 2013 | By | 458 Comments

Photo Tip of the Week | Domenic Mosquiera

chpoes tube

Teahupo’o resident and Follow the Light finalists Domenic Mosquiera explains how he endures those marathons swimming sessions to get that shot at Chopes. Dom will SWELL man at the end of the road for the 2013 Billabong Pro Tahiti, so stay tuned for tube vision of the Tahitian underground.

Photo Tip: Swim Longer, Smarter.  (more…)