Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

April 3rd, 2014 | By | No Comments

#SWELLivin

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When was the last time you went an extra mile, both literally and figuratively?

The more modern conveniences interfere, the easier it is to be lazy, and the more vacant that extra mile is becoming.

But when you do make the extra effort nowadays, it’s extra gratifying:
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April 2nd, 2014 | By | No Comments

Meet Your Maker | Freedom Artist x SWELL Exclusive Tee The Making of Malibu's Most Authentic Surf Tee -Only at SWELL

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We teamed up with the independently owned and operated surf company Freedom Artists to create a unique, homegrown style available only on SWELL. We’re huge fans of core companies who embrace the ways of old school screen printing and these guys definitely get their hands dirty at their LA design studio.

Check out how its made and all the new Freedom Artist styles at SWELL (more…)

March 31st, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
As with taking photos on land, if you are shooting with natural light and want your subject lit well and not as a silhouette, make sure the sun is behind you! But, if the sun is not at a lower angle closer to the horizon, ask your model to look up to the surface to have the sun light up their face!

Bikini: Acacia Swim
Check back next week for fresh photo tips, or check out past tips here: Photography Tips
Follow Kelsey on Instagram at @kelseyfinniscool

March 29th, 2014 | By | 143 Comments

SeaMade: Interviews – Introducing Young Gun Tia Blanco

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Ever wondered what it takes to transform your love of surfing into a career? Young gun Tia Blanco will tell you it takes a lot of time in the water, training, and dedication. Sheer style and bubbly personality don’t hurt either.
Interview + Tia’s Green Smoothie Recipe after the break…

Photos courtesy of REEF
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