Archive for the ‘STYLE’ Category

December 11th, 2014 | By | 159 Comments

Your Ultimate Holiday Party Style Guide "Damn, you look good!", Part One

Looking to get decked out to deck the halls? Give your holiday style an update with party worthy picks from the celebration curators at SWELL. On the nice list this season: metallics, standout LBD’s and lots of lace. Landing the naughty list (in a good way of course): sheer paneling and cuts outs.
Read on for your ultimate list of party dress picks…

Pictured above: Lace Crop Dress | Faux Fur Jacket | Embroidered Clutch | Black Back Zip Booties | Gold Collar Necklace (more…)

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December 11th, 2014 | By | 119 Comments


It’s that time of the year when life gets just a wee bit crazy. I know it’s a great time of year, but it’s also just hectic for some reason. So here are a few (random) ways to help deal with this constant onslaught of craziness, and also embrace the season. (more…)

December 9th, 2014 | By | 253 Comments

Life at Banzai | Oakley Team House Tour Sebastian "Seabass" Zeitz Takes Us Inside a North Shore Powerhouse


Not your average beach house, the Oakley House sits in front of Off The Wall and Backdoor Pipe, two of the premier waves of the North Shore. For Sebastian “Seabass” Zeitz and the barrel fiends of the Oakley surf team, that dream home is a reality a for the winter months on Oahu.

Oakley has had this house for seven years now and solidified its place among the handful of team homes that grace the seven mile miracle. The vibe here is has more aloha spirit than the streets of modern day Waikiki and the team stands as a tight nit group of friends. Enjoy an exclusive tour with 2012 Triple Crown winner inside the Oakley team house. Words & Photos by Dane Grady (more…)

December 7th, 2014 | By | 159 Comments

A Slice of Life | Reusable Bottle


By now, we all know that the situation regarding plastic in our oceans is getting worse and worse. According to environmental awareness website EcoWatch, “one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed annually from plastic in our oceans,” and “44 percent of all seabird species, 22 percent of cetaceans, all sea turtle species and a growing list of fish species have been documented with plastic in or around their bodies.”