Archive for the ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ Category

November 21st, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: Flash Tattoo Nail Art

Reason #522 why we love Flash Tattoos: easy nail art.
In addition to being swim-able, semi-permanent jewelry and great gifts (see our DIY Flash Tattoo Glasses tutorial), these metallic marvels moonlight as flashy nail decals. As if we really needed another reason to stock up. Read on for the how-to… (more…)

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November 20th, 2014 | By | 120 Comments


We have checklists and to-do lists for shopping, work, life, the home, homework, and school. So, why not add a daily checklist to the mix concerning something that’s just a weeeeee bit important, like your health. (more…)

November 14th, 2014 | By | No Comments

SWELL Drinks |Turk’s Irish Coffee A Sea Worthy Holiday Libation From the Best Bar in America


This staple watering hole in South Orange county sits on the Dana Point Harbor and pours drinks fit for the saltiest sailors around. Turk’s is hands down SWELL’s favorite bar in the world, from the skylight fish tank to the strongman photos of Turk himself, SWELL’s end of summer party went bonkers in this place. (more…)

November 11th, 2014 | By | 140 Comments

Life at Banzai | Koa Smith’s Triple Crown Training Koa Explains His North Shore Training Secrets with SWELL's Dane Grady


Welcome to a weekly series of North Shore diaries showing the faces and places on the front-lines of worlds most core surf community.  25 yr old Hawaiian lensman Dane Grady won SWELL’s Follow the Light Foundation Photography Award, and now he’s spending the winter on the 7 mile miracle to bring you the best of his Hawaiian surf culture. (more…)