Posts Tagged ‘Billabong’

August 19th, 2013 | By | 16 Comments

Style + Travel Guide: Viña del Mar, Chile Travel Post by Guest Blogger, Leah.

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Just two hours north of Pichilemu is one of the most beautiful coastal cities in the world. Viña del Mar has the beach and surf culture wherever you look. Reñaca is a famous beach break where we spent most of our time surfing. During any time of day at Reñaca you will see all the best Chilean surfers in the line up. My dad was given the opportunity to coach the Chilean National Surf Team and give them some advice on being better competitors. It was awesome meeting all the Billabong Chile team riders and seeing how the brands we have here in the States have made such an impact in other beach communities all around the world. Besides the surfing, there are all kinds of fun cafes, stores, and sandy beaches to lay on all day long. I brought my new camo jacket that perfectly complimented my overalls and striped crop top. This outfit definitely made a statement when walking along the boardwalk and helped me stay warm while still looking “cool.” My scarf (pictured below) added the perfect pop of color to my outfit and was even an awesome beach blanket for me to relax on while watching all the guys surf heats out in the water… oh and did I mention that we saw a few penguins while surfing?!
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August 12th, 2013 | By | 770 Comments

Style + Travel Guide: Pichilemu, Part II Travel Post by Guest Blogger, Leah.

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I was so in love the vibrant and fun town of Pichilemu that I decided to extend my stay by few days. During this time I was able to explore the other stunning beaches and find more fun surf spots. While walking the dirt roads of Pichilemu I found some awesome places to enjoy a local bite and even some cafes that served tea with an ocean view. The weather along the Chilean coast this time of year is pretty chilly (pun intended!). Because of this, I had to leave the kimonos and shorts at home. Instead I had to find cute, stylish clothes versatile enough for a beach and surf trip in a cold climate. This thermal was perfect for keeping me warm, without comprising style. I threw on some boyfriend jeans and a beanie to complete the look. This outfit was darling while also practical enough for discovering new cafes, stores, and views of my favorite beaches in Pichilemu.
(Pictured: Billabong Thermal)

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July 27th, 2013 | By | 1,059 Comments

SeaMade: US Open Street Style A series on surf, cross training and lessons on all things salty by guest blogger, Madison

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The US Open of Surfing…what a week. The annual reunion of more-or-less the entire surf industry, mixed with the absolute chaos of ultimate (Summer Break 2013, woo!) partiers. Amidst the bikini-clad, freshly-inked beach babes were little nuggets of finely dressed guys and gals, ready to get their groove on. Follow the jump for some of the weekend’s best beachy style finds…
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July 12th, 2013 | By | 1,064 Comments

DIY: Yarn Bombed Sandals

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DIY: Yarn Bombed Sandals
Or as I like to call them, my friendship flops, or stringer slippahs for those of the island persuasion. This week’s DIY inspo came from pure logic: rainbows are rad, sandal season, also rad. So, logically speaking of course, rainbow sandals = rad. Yeah, I didn’t just go to school to eat lunch. This 20-minute transformation lets you customize your classics, while adding a little extra cushion to the straps. Get out a pair of rubber flip flops (or leather sandals if you’re feeling fancy)  and let your friendship flag fly.
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