Posts Tagged ‘Billabong’

March 8th, 2014 | By | 80 Comments

Billabong Bikini Truck Stop: UC Santa Barbara Photos from the Billabong Bikini Truck, Powered by SWELL

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Adios, UC Santa Barbara babes, you will be missed. The Billabong Bikini Truck, powered by SWELL is packing up and on the road to San Diego. Yesterday, Bikini lovers from Isla Vista (i.e., 99.9% of girls who live in Isla Vista) had the first chance to come aboard the bikini showroom and slide out into Greek Park.
All for a good cause. Our hostesses from Delta Gamma helped to orchestrate our first charity event. With nine sororities competing for their charity of choice, the house with the highest sales of the day took home 10% of proceeds to give to their charity.
And the winners….Delta Gamma! Over $300 was raised for Service for Sight!

Thank you everyone for coming out to support your cause…while finding a few Billabong Bikinis, VonZipper shades, and Pura Vida bracelets along the way of course.

Read on for photos from the UCSB Bikini Truck stop + Instagram contest winners.
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March 8th, 2014 | By | 226 Comments

SeaMade: Float On A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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I don’t know about you, but life has been hectic lately. Between my final semester of college and a couple of jobs, finding time for fun & games takes major time management skills. But you know what? We can still find time to do the things we love. One of the best secrets I’ve found is to say “F it” and procrastinate a little. During these moments of rebellion, heading to the ocean can be the biggest savior in the midst of chaos. Go surfing without the mindset that you have to catch the most waves or perform the best. Instead, go with the mindset of pure gratitude for the ocean and take advantage of its support.

Lately, I’ve been going for midday surfs when the crowds are light and the sun is out in full force. Even if the waves are tiny, you’ll never regret going surfing as long as you go with a positive attitude. Paddling out to the kelp beds or outside your local lineup and simply floating around will give you a few moments of peace and clarity that your mind so desperately needs.  You’ll see…looking back at the shore from a half mile or more out at sea is just one of those feel good moments that nothing else really compares too. Float on…

Photo: Chris Grant
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March 4th, 2014 | By | 251 Comments

Florida Style Diary | Part 1 A Mini Travel + Style Guide with Guest Blogger Leah.

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For the past week I’ve been wandering around the most beautiful beaches of Florida and celebrating my sister’s wedding… could it get any better? Florida temperatures are perfect this time of year, the air temp stays in the mid 80s all day long and the water temp rises to the mid 70s. This island weather allowed me to pull out my new spring styles and got me thinking about summer.

My favorite beach in Florida was South Beach located in Vero Beach, which is an amazing beach city full of fresh fruit, untamed palms, white sandy beaches, and playful dolphins. For all my beach adventures in this town, I wore my tropical colored Stance socks with my fresh new Matisse kicks. I love my safari printed Billabong jacket, it was light and perfect for the warm weather and also looked great paired with a simple tank and some destroyed denim shorts. This was such a fun beachy tomboy look and after hours in the sun and saltwater, this outfit looked even better with my wild frizzy hair and suntanned face.
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March 1st, 2014 | By | 209 Comments

SeaMade: Surfing 101 | Walking the Plank

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One of the biggest objectives of longboarding is being able to stylishly nose ride. Today we’re going to talk about mustering up style and grace to get to the nose. Planted hail mary hang tens will come later once you’ve mastered the cross stepping.
Photo |  Chris Grant Photo
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