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November 13th, 2013 | By | 394 Comments

San Diego Guide, Part I: Drink Your Greens A Guide to the Best Of SD by Guest Blogger, Dustin Towery

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California’s latest addiction: Green Juice, cold-pressed to be exact.

Living in Southern California means instant access to some of the best Mexican food and sweet potato fries around. But every now and then we need a break. Welcome to the world of cold-pressed juices, kale salads, and juice cleanses. We’re not talking the plug your nose and gulp or the drink cayenne infused water until you feel good kind. Beaming Del Mar has mastered their craft of soaking, pressing, chopping, and peeling their way to a delicious and nutritiously powerful menu. Their Skinny Cooler has a jalapeño kick and the Rockstar smoothie is a post-workout, well rock star. Any given day of the week you can walk in to this superfood mecka and indulge in a healthy, organic snack and watch the hot moms of North County decide if they want a more raw cacao in their smoothie. (more…)

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November 12th, 2013 | By | 572 Comments

LA RIOTS x TAVIK Top Taste-Makers in Music and Surf Style Collab on a Badass Biker Jacket

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After seeing the LA RIOTS DJ set at Coachella, we’re stoked to see the release of this collab from our favorite music inspired friends at TAVIK. Daniel Linton, one of music industry’s most influential electro artists, has worked hand-in-hand with TAVIK’s design team to launch the premium varsity style jacket. (more…)

November 11th, 2013 | By | 418 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Vanessa Mooney Dresses, Studs and Rock 'N' Roll with Jewlery Designer Vanessa Mooney

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We were always curious to meet the mind behind the eclectic (and sometimes eccentric) pieces of Vanessa Mooney Jewelry. So we traveled to the land of Angeles to meet their maker – the brand’s namesake, Vanessa Mooney. What we found: piles of treasures form around the globe, endless imagination, a room full of vintage dresses, Neverending Story-like head pieces, and what you, you may say is a dreamer (and the one bringing said turquoise and gold-filled dreams to life)… (more…)

November 11th, 2013 | By | 302 Comments

SWELL Sessions, V: Crystal Antlers Watch It + Win It

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Fresh off the release of their latest album, Nothing Is Real, Long Beach-based Crystal Antlers stopped by to play some new songs and a cover of a classic for the SWELL team. The band rarely plays acoustic so to hear these songs stripped down is a big deal and something we’re excited to share with you. Check out their live acoustic performances below, then click here for a chance to win a signed copy of their new album on vinyl. (more…)