Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category
I’ve lived somewhere where it’s predominantly sunny my entire life, up until a few months ago. It’s been a little bit of a struggle at times, but I asked some happy, healthy people who have lived in my new location (Seattle) how they deal with it, and keep their sanity. Their answer: Just get outside, even if it’s cold and grey.
(pictured: RVCA Jacket)
Meet Your Maker | RVCA Mens Men's Designer Mike Gomez Talks Beards, Werewolves & Captain Beefheart Inspo
We dropped in at RVCA HQ in Costa Mesa to meet the designers behind their insane winter styles, and dig up some stories on these characters who transcend traditional action sports apparel.
SWELL: First off, are you in a ZZ Top coverband, or is that beard resistant to razors?
Mike Gomez: Ha! I wish I was cool enough to be in a ZZ Top cover band. Would you believe it just grows in like this during a full moon? I also develop keen night vision, a strong urge to run, and get really hungry for meat. I’m usually a vegetarian, I’m not sure what to make of it all. (more…)
Day In The Life | Jamie O’Brien SWELL Lensman Dom Follows PipeMaster J.O.B. Around His North Shore Abode
6:45 am: Pre Dawn-Patrol Smoothie Breakfast
4 tablespoons flax seed oil
1 cup Frozen strawberries
1 cup pineapple-orange-banana juice
1 cup plain or vanilla yogurt
1 cup Almond Milk (more…)