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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.

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June 5th, 2014 | By | 55 Comments

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Sometimes, it’s worth the sunspots. (more…)

June 4th, 2014 | By | 325 Comments

Behind The Scenes: June 2014 Catalog Photoshoot SWELL Models Kick Off Summer in the Heat of the California Desert Sun

BEHIND THE MID-SUMMER 2014 STYLE GUIDE
Oh, hey there summer. We’ve missed you. Adding to the list of missed things: bikinis, tan lines, sandals, salt-crusted everything, sherbert sunsets and sandy buns. With bikini season in full swing, it’s time to talk about the crème de la crème of crop tops, cheeky bottoms and cover-ups. The best of beach and boardwalk. Read through the guide for some mid-summer style inspiration…

June 3rd, 2014 | By | 33 Comments

How To: Catch a Party Wave Catchsurf Partywave Pro Johnny Redmond Explains the Art of Hot Dogging

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Johnny Redmond stole the show once again in the 2nd annual Party Wave Patriot Session at Salt Creek, and he’s giving you a free lesson on going nuts in the summer surf.

The Flying Salamander: (above) “It’s rarely caught on film so this was like finding a four leaf clover. This is truly a feather in my cap”

Just aim for a closeout section and project your board through the lip, kicking out the back of the wave and stretch all fours like a Richard Simmons workout video

 
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