Archive for the ‘STYLE’ Category

December 4th, 2008 | By | 9 Comments

GOSSIP-WORTHY STYLE

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Nobody knows fashion better than Gossip Girl. The wardrobe is hotter than the drama, and the show is constantly pushing the limits and taking risks. Giving the Sex in the City crew a run for their money when it comes to street-friendly style, the show is setting trends that could make any girl look like a star. This light, airy and figure-flattering look is as simple as throwing on sweats, but achieves a 5th Avenue allure. Best of all, the style works on almost every frame and isn’t over seasoned with out-there accoutrements. In just 6 mixable separates, Gossip Girl style can transform into your everyday chic. The breezy tunic paired with leggings and saucy knee high boots is a show stopper on its own.  Add on this season’s favorite slouchy cardigan and a sugary faux patent alligator bag and you will, undoubtedly, be the best dressed. Psst…take notes because this style’s about to stir up some gossip!

1. ROXY LILY SWEATER

2. SUGAR XANADOO BOOT

3. ZADS TIER NECKLACE

4. SWELL LEGGINGS

5. HURLEY RILEY TUNIC

6. SPLIT ALI BAG

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December 3rd, 2008 | By | 3,541 Comments

STYLE ICON: FARRAH FAWCETT

FLAUNT IT LIKE FARRAH

Someone must be leaving the water on because we’ve been seeing a lot of Fawcett lately. As a 70’s sex symbol, famous for her feathered hair, playful style and notorious red swimsuit, Farrah Fawcett made track jackets and flared jeans sexy decades before the explosion of the velour track suit. The coming season brings a revival of her signature flares, sporty sweaters and the sexed-up one piece swimsuits. Complete with feathered hair and all; be prepared to see Fawcett’s style flooding the streets in the coming months.

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Who says a one-piece can’t be sexy? Fawcett rocked the famous red swim suit and sold an unrivaled 12 million copies of the famous pose. Keep your eyes open for modern versions of this classic that include plunging necklines, sassy cutt-outs and monokini styles.

Featured styles:
1. BILLABONG / SPRAY SOLID ONE PIECE SUIT
2. BILLABONG / LYDIA ONE PIECE SUIT

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This classic shot sassed up sporty kicks and flares. Don’t be surprised to see the exaggerated flares and classic sneaks rolling around Rodeo this coming season. 

Featured styles:
1. ANDO AND FRIENDS / BIRDFISH FREE SWEATSHIRT
2. SECTOR 9 / WINGS SKATEBOARD
3. VANS / AUTHENTIC SHOE
4. HURLEY / BELIEVE II DENIM

December 2nd, 2008 | By | 2,821 Comments

NEW AT SWELL: GRN APPLE TREE

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November 28th, 2008 | By | 4,537 Comments

GET THE LOOK: REESE WITHERSPOON

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Traveling for the holidays? Then you better be doing it with style—and contrary to popular belief this isn’t hard to accomplish while keeping comfort in mind. Reese Witherspoon is no stranger to traveling, being an international movie star and all.  Needless to say, she has mastered the art of piecing together the perfect travel attire: A relaxed cotton t-shirt, stretchy skinny jeans, and a perfectly-sized piece of luggage that won’t slow you down through those pesky check-ins. And don’t think about traveling this season without a scarf. Those oh-so-drafty airports and the fact that nobody can agree on a temperature during a family road trip can be painful. So, solve all of your travel worries by checking out these essentials at Swell.com and enjoy your holiday!

1: VOLCOM BUTTON DOWN SCARF

2: NIXON CAPITAL WATCH

3: ROXY BELLA SHOE

4: SWELL V-NECK TEE

5: VONZIPPER DHARMA SUNGLASSES

6: HURLEY MOVEMENT 11 YC DENIM

7: VOLCOM FADE OUT OVERNIGHTER