As customary for the iconic sandal brand, Reef unveils it’s celebrated Miss Reef 2015 Calendar in traditional form. Shot on tropical location in Cabo San Lucas, the images capture the many wonders and beauty of the Baja coastline not-so-subtly out-shined by Reef’s most recognizable brand image. Each month features the sun-kissed backside of a talented Miss Reef model in colorfully complimental swimwear. Check out the full calendar above and BTS video below. Click to shop the calendar.
EPØKHE and skateboard heavy Dylan Rieder team up on a collaborative sunglass silhouette. Designed and developed under the guiding eye of Dylan, his debut signature shade was perfected over the course of the last 18 months. Released in three limited edition colorways, the handcrafted premium acetate DYLAN drops in Vintage Black, Deep Tortoise and Gloss Clear. Below check out the short film by Russell Houghten starring Dylan and model girlfriend Erin Wasson. Shop the collection.
“I wanted to design a sleek shaped glass with an evil feel behind them…” – Dylan Rieder
On the heels of 2014′s jogger popularity, Publish Brand presents it’s new Drop Stack collection. The label’s slimmest pant style to date, this latest silhouette features a dropped rise and inseam tapered leg, allowing for the pant leg to stack at the wearer’s knees or ankles. Offered in four stretch-twill constructed styles, including moto-inspired knee designs and a fleece-insert panel delivery, each variation comes in six basic colorways. Shop the collection through the jump.
Expanding on their international footprint, coastal lifestyle brand Deus Ex Machina opens it’s flagship store in Japan. Located in Tokyo’s Harajuku-town the shop resides in a three story building donned The Residence of Impermanence, a cornucopia of art, surfboards, motorcycles and apparel. The outpost’s basement houses a surfboard shaping bay, hosting touring shapers, as well as a complimentary gallery space. The ground floor features a cafe/bar and motorcycle workshop, while the top floor is reserved for an expansive retail space brimming the latest from Deus, Poler, West America and House Industries.
Deus Ex Machina Tokyo
3-29-5 Jingumae, Harajuku
Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150-0001
Bolstering the already extensive GoPro accessories market, new shadow brand Gripix introduces a range of active camera rigs to make shooting even more user friendly. The cornerstone of Gripix’s product line is the handgun-style Wi-Fi Trigger Handle, an ergonomically designed grip system with built-in camera controls and internal housing for GoPro’s wireless control. Using the the Trigger Handle the rig can further be upgraded by attaching it directly to a proprietary pole system or a low hanging suitcase grip system with lighting and mic attachments. Full line available this coming March. For more info check out the video below or jump to the company’s site here.
Bringing an unlikely partner into the collaborative mix, Shwood teamed with Portland microbrew Widmer Brothers to deliver a co-branded capsule release. Pairing both companies’ unique pursuits, the kit includes a pair of polarized Canby oak sunglasses, leather sunglass case, two exclusively bottled IPA beers, and co-branded bottle opener – all shipped in an individually numbered wooden crate. Produced in a limited number of 200. For a deeper look into the collaboration process check out the video below. Shop the package here.
True to brand, Lightning Bolt unveils its Spring/Summer 2015 collection of surf sourced style. Dropping later this year the range features boardshorts, tees, button-ups and a variety of lightweight jackets. Set against a primary color pallet of muted yellows, vibrant indigos and rich reds the line sees ’70s-inspired graphics, organic fabrics including hemp cotton and an overall softness to garments suited for warmer climates. Enjoy the lookbook here… to shop the brand’s current collection visit their website.
Supporting the brand’s exclusive California Collection, Vans introduces it’s latest variation on the Authentic silhouette, with the CA Stained release for Spring/Summer 2012. Featuring a distress stained canvas upper, brown waxed laces and leather Vans labeling, the latest California pack is offered in light blue and olive. The Vans Stained Collection ($65 USD) is available through retail and online at DQM.Vans, Vans California
The latest video project from surf-apparel giant Billabong, and What Youth, Daze At Sea is a 24:22 minute co-lab surf and lifestyle film shot on location in France, Hawaii, Indonesia, California, and Australia’s Gold, South & West Coasts. Directed by What Youth’s Viktor Pakpour, the film stars Laurie Towner, Joel Parkinson, Jack Freestone, Ryan Callinan, Creed Mctaggart, Peterson Crisanto, Ian Gentil, Tyler Warren and Granger Larson. Check the movie out in full above or click for a free download.
| Soundtrack |
Intro: The Golden Filter – Mother
Selebrities – Living Dead 2011
Eternal Summers – Pogo
Light Asylum – Dark Allies
St. Andrew – Erectro
The Dentists – I Had An Excellent Dream
Beaches – In A While
Magic Wands – Space
Selebrities – Move This
Pins – Eleventh Hour
Trust – Bulbform
Credits: 2 Hearts And Chemicals – Coming Home (The New Division Remix)
Surf-news mainstay Transwold Surf introduces it’s latest film Let’s Surf Seriously at The Lido Theater in Newport Beach, CA on August 1, 2012. Timed to premiere in line with the US Open of Surfing, the film features a number of competing ASP athletes as well as a contingent of preeminent free surfing talent. Starring Chippa Wilson, Mason Ho, Dylan Graves, Benji Weatherley, Greg Long, Ozzie Wright, Nate Tyler, Matt Meola and Dillon Perillo. Check out the films 1:10 minute trailer above.Transworld Surf