Archive for the ‘SURF’ Category

June 7th, 2014 | By | 5 Comments

SeaMade: Bikini Review | L*Space A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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Heading down to the beach the other afternoon, I decided to break out my new L*Space Wild & Free strappy bikini. I love the print and cut, which are both unique and stylish. Paired with some old school aloha shorts and camel hat , I probably looked ready to go on surfari with Wingnut and Patty O from Endless Summer. Beacons here in Leucadia is full of retro cats and this outfit fit right in with the best of them.

Photo: Chris Grant (more…)

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May 30th, 2014 | By | 49 Comments

#SeaMade: A Dive Into ‘Beyond the Surface’

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Take a moment to think about India. What are some of your initial thoughts? Surfing pristine peelers and cultivating social change may not be the fist thoughts to come to mind but for Crystal Thornburg-Homcy and her filmmaker husband, Dave, that’s exactly what comes to mind.

In the documentary ‘Beyond The Surface’ Ishita Malaviya, the first female surfer in India, joins five unique and talented women: Crystal Thornburg-Homcy, Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, and Kate Baldwin. They travel through Southern India exploring the ways surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity can bring hope to the people of India, and the rest of the world.

When I saw the film at the San Diego Surf Film Festival, I was extremely inspired and not one bit surprised the film won the award for best documentary of the entire fest. This is a story you don’t want to miss.
Read on for the trailer and inspirations from the crew… (more…)

May 18th, 2014 | By | 57 Comments

A Slice Of Life | Surf Leggings Guest Series by Stephanie Schechter

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Have you heard the news? Leggings, arguably one of the most comfortable items of clothing a gal can wear, have made their way into the deep blue sea! Yes, that’s right, I’m talking about the freshest trend of sliding fashion: surf leggings! The best part is that Surf Leggings aren’t JUST comfortable, but they are also cute and functional… not to mention versatile! Made of comfy, luxurious, and soft bathing suit material, these Maaji Capris can do no wrong. They are flattering and fun with a crazy cute combo of prints! Maaji has already won my heart with its exciting prints and adorable swimwear and lingerie, plus some amazing cover-ups… but these leggings… they get me. They are perfect for morning runs, yoga classes, of course surfing, and totally look cute as just a stylish statement piece that livens up any outfit for school, work, or a day of play! (more…)

May 17th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

SeaMade: Bikini Review | Rip Curl

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A good bikini is essential for fair weathered surf sessions. You can’t be troubled with checking your bikini over and over again to make sure it’s in place when the waves are pumping and the sun in shining. Even if you aren’t surfing and are just practicing your beached whale bronzing skills, worries of nip slips shouldn’t be concerning you. So the saying goes “out of sight, out of mind”, as should your nips.

As a busty petite slady (that’s lady-slider, Lauren Hill’s recent contribution to the surfing lexicon), tops with good support and coverage that don’t look like a bra are essential to my bikini arsenal. Of course, I have tops that are less practical but a good surf top is like gold in my wardrobe. (more…)