Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

October 8th, 2013 | By | 131 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Tavik Men's Designer Mark Powell Talks Tavik Style, Parties, Surf & Workwear Inspo


Tell us why the slim pickens shirt is ideal for salty shapers and garage dwellers.

MP: Slim Pickens was inspired by the durable denim of our western heritage. Think gold-digging, sharp-shooting and the random bar-room brawl. (more…)

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October 7th, 2013 | By | 1,286 Comments

SDSU SWELL Fashion Show

Brandon Carney, our ambassador at San Diego State, held a fashion show on-campus at Scripps Cottage for 40+ fashion-forward students. After partnering with Brightside Network Media and the SDSU Surf Team, Brandon promoted the event all over campus, social media and in Greek life circles. He had a ton of giveaways and free SWELL swag. Read on for photos from the show and links to get the goods…

Video c/o Brightside Video Network (more…)

October 7th, 2013 | By | 1,298 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Take some free diving lessons. Or at least get some practice in – simply working on holding your breath and getting out in the water counts as practice. The more you work on improving your free diving skills, the more time you’ll have underwater. The more time you have underwater, the better your chances are of getting the perfect photograph.

Check back next week for fresh photo tips, or check out past tips here: Photography Tips
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October 6th, 2013 | By | 1,886 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Allison Brook Roberts – Billabong Women’s

It’s no surprise that the minds behind such dreamy collections are just as amazing and creative as their designs. Allison is the Billabong Women’s Design Director, and with over ten years of experience she is quite the design guru. Not only does she design whimsical styles, but she lives the ultimate bohemian lifestyle. Learn more about this lovely designer and get a little peek inside where all the magic happens at Billabong… (more…)