Archive for the ‘THE SWELL LIFE’ Category

June 12th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Meet Your Maker | ourCaste Co-Founder Mike Quinones Walks Us Through ourCaste Hq Newport Beach

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Thanks for the bagels fellas, where’d this holey breakfast come from?

Mike Q: None other than the holiest of holy when it comes to a Newport breakfast spot, good ol’ Al Cap.

Tell us about the earliest origins of ourCaste, and how you landed such an iconic shop here in west Newport

Mike Q: Earliest origins…geez, must have been years ago now.  The idea spawned from our close knit group friends and their passions that we saw missing from a place we’ve long been apart of.  Not that the brand was necessarily formed back then, but the “big bang” moment came after looking at the (more…)

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June 10th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Day in the Life | Matt Archbold Interviewing the King of Speed about his Baja Expeditions

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The recent fires that hit southern California not only choked up natives airways with smoke, it brought the freeway system to a screeching halt and left Matt Archbold stuck in traffic trying to get to Cabo enroute to  some fresh air and to be a guest speaker on the last nite of the SIMA Cabo Surf Summit Event.  Two days later with family in tow… here’s what the San Clemente native had to say about his long lost Cabo love. Interview and Pics by Featured SWELL Photographer Jon Steele  (more…)

June 9th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Spotted in SWELL | Luke Rockhold

luke1 Santa Cruz Surfer and UFC wonderboy Luke Rockhold just returned from a tour across Europe making guest appearances in the best beaches & clubs from Ibiza to Berlin. He kept it America strong rocking the Americana Trunks from Tavik, and it clearly worked wonders for him. (more…)

June 8th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

A Slice of Life | Old School Cool

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Retro is always a hit, and high waist shorts are definitely the throwback trend of the moment! I love nothing more than an old school style cut off. The main reason? These babies are FLATTERING. I mean, shorts that make your waist look tiny and your legs look long? Count me in!
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