Archive for the ‘WOMENS STYLE’ Category

September 2nd, 2014 | By | No Comments

Wear the Pants

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Now that we are all back in the swing of things and fall has finally hit us, it’s time to put some pants on and get back to work. When you are feeling down about summer being gone, channel your feelings toward what cool clothes you can wear now. Fall is a new season to explore and enjoy. Imagine the places you will go this fall and the new friends you’ll make… and yes a new pair of shoes count as a friend! You’ve still got every weekend to wear a new outfit and see a new place. We get to challenge ourselves again with finding our fall style. I’m kicking off fall with some animal print pants and boots. Since the warm weather will linger a little longer on this side of the coast, a simple tank is a perfect compliment to these printed pants. As the season progresses it will be a blast adding new layers of style and attitude to these already bold pants. Fall comes with new adventures, responsibilities, and lots and lots of cool clothes so get on it!
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Pictured: Volcom Denim (more…)

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August 31st, 2014 | By | No Comments

A Slice of Life: Meditation Gardens

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I’ve grown up surfing at the famous Swamis, known for its reeling rights, beautiful cliffs, and of course – the Self Realization Fellowship (hence the name, Swamis). The SRF welcomes people of any religion, faith, or belief system to walk through the Encinitas temple’s beautiful meditation garden. The garden is intended to be a place where guests can cleanse their minds of stress and worry, while taking the time to sit and enjoy some peaceful self-reflection. Plus, there’s a pretty great view of Swamis and Boneyards – just in case you want to check the surf while meditating.
Pictured: Billabong Crop Top (more…)

August 30th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

DIY: Macrame Back Bikini Top

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As summer comes to an end you undoubtedly have one bikini that sun, salt water, chlorine and sand have taken their toll on. Before you toss it, make sure there isn’t something you could use for a DIY hack.
Is it a sporty style? Learn how to turn it into a crop top HERE
A slide triangle? Save the bottom string and follow the how-to below to make a crochet back bikini using another, less-traveled top…

(pictured: SWELL bikini top) (more…)

August 28th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

#SWELLivin

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You’ve heard the sayings, when life gives you lemons…make lemonade, a lemonade vodka, gin & tonic, lemon bars, (usually it’s something food or beverage related). Well one of the single best mood lifters for me, is surfing. Maybe not at Malibu with 600 people on a weekend when there is a swell, but most of the time, it makes me feel better, puts things into perspective, is a stress relief, calms me down, makes me smile, and is my go to happy pill. In fact when I am feeling down, (or like lemons are belong chucked at me from all angles) 98% of the time it’s because I haven’t been in the water enough.

So I say, the next time life gives you lemons, squeeze one of them in your hair, and go for a surf.

Maybe you’ll even score some free highlights. More likely from the sun and saltwater though, since the lemon juice will probably rinse off when you hop in the water.
- Guest Blogger, Rebekah Steen