Birdwell Beach Britches + RVCA Spring Capsule Collection

Two surfwear staples come together for a retro twist on beach apparel

Californian brands Birdwell Beach Britches and RVCA are just a short drive away from each other in sunny Newport Beach, yet their new spring 2016 capsule collection sees the first time the two have teamed up. Each brand operates at the opposite end of the surfwear spectrum while sharing an appreciation for functional and timeless design. Birdwell has stuck to its roots, producing its classic …

Hurley + Cryptik Phantom Boardshort

The artist takes his complex, inspired designs to the world of swim apparel

For years now, graffiti and street artist Cryptik has placed his philosophically-driven, ornate works within public spaces around California. Further, he has sought to spearhead a greater movement with his pieces, encouraging viewers to gaze further into refreshing takes on iconic imagery and pull forth his global religious, cultural and linguistic references. A long time admirer of the LA-based creator, Hurley‘s Creative Director Ryan Hurley …

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Summer Dreaming

Sunglasses, beach games and more, our presents for those enjoying warm weather—or wishing they were

While half the world is enduring the grey skies and blustery winds of winter, the other half is living it up in glorious sunshine. That said, all of us are approaching the holiday season. So whether your next poolside hangout is on vacation, around the corner or only in your dreams for now, we have collected some of our favorite products—from swimsuits to games—for your …