Archive for the ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ Category

October 20th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

A few last-minute costume ideas that are so good, it’s almost scary. The bonus of shopping for your custom costume kit at SWELL? Your kit will end up in your closet, not the costume box.

The Tin Man (above)
Rig an elastic headband to a metal funnel (or spray paint a plastic one silver) and add it to your metallic base. Luckily, lamé is going to be a big trend this Holiday season, so you’ll get a new party dress and costume in one. Top with an axe.
Pictured: Silver RVCA Dress
Read on for more ideas… (more…)

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October 19th, 2014 | By | No Comments

A Slice of Life | Tips for Tip Time

how-to-cross-stepRecently, I’ve been getting a lot of Instagram comments and emails inquiring about hints or tricks for getting to the nose of a longboard, so I’m going to let you guys in on a few little secrets!
(Pictured above: Lolli Swim) (more…)

October 18th, 2014 | By | 25 Comments

Saturday Salute | The Pineapple Paloma

With fall beach days being an apparent regular thing these days in California, we’re in no mood start adding pumpkin spice and warming whisky to our beverages. Inauthentic to the point of miniature umbrella status, this take on the traditionally booze-heavy lime and tequila drink satisfies your fruity, festive, scent-of-sunscreen-loving self. Perfectly, unseasonably appropriate. Read on for the recipe, care of Clean Sink…
(Pictured: Crystal Cuff Bracelet) (more…)

October 11th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute | 20 Minute Stair Workout

Take the Stairs.
Break up the monotony of your average jaunt by adding in sets of stair sprints. You’ll  get a more dynamic workout, access different muscles, plus, sometimes you’ll grab some killer views from the top.
Need a bit more structure? Say, something that only eats up 20 minutes of your time? Read on for a quick stair workout for the short on time…
(Pictured: Hurley Activewear) (more…)