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August 7th, 2014 | By | 264 Comments


Sit and think about this for a little: When are you the happiest? My guess is that it’s when you are enjoying something that is simple. Coffee, ice cream, going for a walk, swimming, fishing, drinking coffee, I’ll even go out on a limb and say if you’re reading this, surfing might be on the list. And the happiest days are the simple ones. (aka not a lot of people and good fun waves) (more…)

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August 4th, 2014 | By |

How To: Trick Your Body To Crave Kale Over Cookies

Ditch your fad diets, calorie-counting apps and cleanses, instead trick your body into loving and craving healthy, whole foods. Sounds like a scam, right? Regardless of what your tastes buds or brain are saying, your body actually prefers and thrives off of the good stuff. You just have to adopt the idea of crowding out, meaning that you focus on adding in good food to your daily diet and eventually it naturally pushes out the junk. (more…)

August 4th, 2014 | By |

It’s Here: Your August Style Guide

swell-august-catalog-womensWelcome to your August Style Guide:
Feeling the post-summer burn? So is your wardrobe. Update your color pallet with an all-over dusting of charcoal: transitioning vibrant hues into late-season, sunbaked slates, deep reds, and greys. Add in lightweight, travel-ready layers for the season and the wanderings ahead. Inspired to hit the road for a last hoorah?
Pack your sandals, strap on a pair of booties and get to exploring.
Ready to get reading? View the digital edition HERE

Photography: Morgan Massen
Models: Kylee Dashefsky & Calli Wagner

August 2nd, 2014 | By | 271 Comments

A Slice of Life | Keep It Classic

I’ve always been a sucker for classic cars, so I was thrilled with the opportunity to spend some time with a gorgeous Chrysler New Yorker. It seemed as though everyone walking through Cardiff were also keen on it; we had tourists and locals alike coming up to snap photos and admire the beautiful car. I also received some sweet compliments on my retro outfit, featuring SWELL’s mania top, Raga printed bell-bottom pants, BC buckle sandals, RAEN Fairbanks sunnies, and my mom’s vintage hat!
Lace Top | Raga Printed Bell Bottom Pants |Buckle Sandals | RAEN Sunglasses