Archive for the ‘STYLE’ Category

August 30th, 2013 | By | 16 Comments

Road Tripping | Big Sur Bound

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On one of the few straight aways on the road to Big Sur’s rocky coastline, you jog your memory for any forgotten goods for that perfect weekend camping trip. The 90 mi stretch of Ca coast boasts psychedelically scenery that has inspired people to dedicate their lives to roaming along the forest fortified beaches naked, seriously.

Oh, and did we mention the waves are pretty nuts too? We hit the road with SWELL contributing photographer Shawn Parkin for a dude cruise to capture the essence of Big Sur.

Dont forget to pack like a pro, with the best camp vibe inspired apparel from HippyTree, Sanuk, Billabong, Electric and Surfrider. Scope the entire Big Sur Bound Collection

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August 28th, 2013 | By | 26 Comments

Raglan | Surf & Style

In honor of the shirt style that shares a name with the famous New Zealand surf spot, SWELL buyer Morgan looks back on his trip to the Raglan Region as part of a lifeguard exchange program.

Drop into the season of sleeves with new raglan sleeve shirts at SWELL.

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August 22nd, 2013 | By | 10 Comments

Thirsty Thursday | Dark & Stormy Recipe

 

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The dark and stormy cocktail is the perfect mix of aloha and anarchy. Inspired by surviving bastard days at sea, this easy herbal combo will take the edge off and transport you to the tropics.

Ingredients:

1 Ginger Beer
2 oz Dark Rum
2-3 Lime Wedges
2 oz Aloe Vera Gel 
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August 18th, 2013 | By | 642 Comments

SWELL Suds + Style. Top Beer & Kit Pairings from the Stone Brew Fest.

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The coast was pretty gray, wave-less, and downright dreary yesterday, so sun (and beverage) seekers had to relocate inland. I’m sure many-a-arms were twisted to steer this coastal emigration to the Stone 17th Anniversary Celebration and Beer Festival. Beer? In the sunshine? Horrible idea, I know.
There were over 100 different beers there…cider-y ones, manly ones, dark ones, fruity ones…the list goes on. So why not dress accordingly and wear a kits that says: “I’m here for the (insert brewery name here) beer!”
(Pictured Watch: Komono)

Read on for reviews of the top 5 beers from the ‘fest, paired with very apropos pants, shirts, etc… (more…)