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July 26th, 2013 | By | 1,254 Comments

DIY: Camo Nails

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Starting to notice a surplus of style lately? You can expect to see a sea of camouflage this Fall, covering everything from sweaters to sandals. Paired with army greens and balanced by girly pieces, it’s sure to be a stand-out (or, rather, blend in!) trend this season. So for this week’s DIY, we’re diving in, tips first, with camo nails.
To get the head-to-toenail camo look, I turned to my favorite girly nail bar in Encinitas, the Leu Leu Beauty Bar for an expert execution strategy. And they nailed it (pun intended)….using eco-friendly polish of course. Read on for steps on how-to achieve camouflage nails… (more…)

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July 18th, 2013 | By | 387 Comments

Bienvenido A Miami Swim Show!

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Wish We Were Here…Miami Beach.
The SWELL Buyers & Stylists are off to the Miami Swim show for a weekend of sun, South Beach and, of course, swimwear. It’s a solid weekend of scouring the show, runways and poolside parties for fresh brands, new trends, and 2014 collections from our favorite designers. A full 72 hours of bikinis. We know, though gig. But hey, someone’s gotta do it, right!?

With the top swim designers, models, media, and 95 degree tropical thunder storms in town, packing for the trip meant curating their absolute favorite (and boldly colored, it is Miami) pieces to bring along. Read on for a peek inside the travel bag of SWELL Stylist, Kylie… (more…)

June 26th, 2013 | By | 261 Comments

You’re Invited: The Arm Party

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Celebrate Summer with red, white and blue (and orange, yellow, green, indigo and violet). This season we’re embracing the full spectrum of trims and stacking them sky high. Pile up on both wrists for the illusive double rainbow. Come one, come all, come early, or arrive (even more) fashionably late…welcome to the arm party.
Need help getting to the party?
Shop Our Favorite Picks: Braceletes

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Just a few rules for this arm party:
1. The more the merrier
2. This isn’t a junior high dance – let your bracelets mingle amongst themselves
3. Get Cray (and by “cray”, we mean Crayon…every color if at all possible)
4. Spike the punch with some hardware, tassels, etc.
5. The more the merrier

For a good time, call us at 1-800-255-7873 (or just shop online: Stackable Bracelets)

May 6th, 2013 | By | 835 Comments

Billabong XXL (Style) Awards Top Styles from the Awards Show Festivities

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The 2013 Billabong XXL Awards served up plenty of waves, and a more than a few babes rockin some killer style. Of course, the two come hand in hand when the event hosts some of the worlds top surfers (check out the line-up of nominees and winners here). Looking for more photos of the show and winners, check out the recap blog HERE.

But for those who are equally enthused by an open back mini as an open bar, read on for the first edition of the XXL Style Awards… (more…)