Lorna Jane Has Arrived: Move Nourish Believe

Let’s go way back to the 70s where the typical outfit was a pair of running shorts, an old baggy tee, tube socks and your favourite high-tops. The 80s brought out the fluro in everyone thanks to the likes of Olivia Newton John with sweat bands, styling leg warmers and funky leotards. Then came the 90s where a fitness instructor by the name of Lorna Jane Clarkson burst onto the scene. Noticing a serious lack of stylish women’s workout clothes in the market, Lorna Jane decided to make her own!

Now offering an extensive range of stylish, functional active wear pieces, Lorna Jane’s brand is about designing for women by women.

Built on the belief that looking and feeling your best will make you more motivated to exercise, Lorna Jane has created not just a brand, but a way of life. Who says you can’t look great while you exercise?

Lorna Jane has arrived… so invest in you and your active life with the latest comfortable and trend-based LJ styles available now on SurfStitch.com.

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Insight Summer 2012 Swim/Resort Collection

The new Insight 2012 Swim/Resort Collection has recently been uploaded onto the site, and I must say I’m super impressed by this year’s summer offering. The designs showcase individuality, uniqueness and creativity and are perfectly Insight. My pick of the bunch – the Tonal Roses Bustier Bikini with its rich, deep blue colour, contrast floral print and moulded bustier top. They’ve even created this rad little vid to go along…check it out and give yourself an edge this summer with Insight!

SWIM – INSIGHT SUMMER 2011/12 from Insight Clothing on Vimeo.

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The Summer Of Us: SurfStitch Christmas Gift Guide

It’s that time of year! Time to start thinking about accessorising with the latest and greatest watches. So style up that wrist with our massive range of classic and modern timepieces.

The Elves have been working hard all year to bring you the best beach accessories on the market. Towels, umbrellas, eskies and more – you’re sure to have a very merry summer with these goodies.

Even Rudolph needs shades! And thanks to our wide selection, he’ll be playing reindeer games in no time in styles cooler than the North Pole.

Santa’s sack ain’t got nothing on our range of backpacks, handbags and travel bags! He’d better find a bigger sleigh ’cause these bags are going to be on everyone’s wish list!

Click here to view our Christmas Gift Guide!

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Tallow: The Vitality Of Female Surfing

Make a splash with the new collection of summer wetsuits from Tallow. Made from high quality 2mm Neoprene, this contemporary women’s brand embraces the exquisiteness, grace and vitality of female surfing. Homegrown on the beautiful shores of Byron Bay, Tallow celebrates surfing as a pass time, a culture and an expression of self. The Summer 2011 line showcases individuality and freedom with a refined execution of colour, style and function and we love it. Our pick – the Tallow Paradise Long Sleeve Suit with its stunning colour scheme, pattern detail and flattering cut.

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Something To Share: Staff Style

O’Neill Ropes Tee & Neuw Iggy Skinny Jean

O’Neill Ropes Tee & Neuw Iggy Skinny Jean

Stussy Circa Summer Singlet & Quiksilver Lazy Day Beach Short

Stussy Loves Singlet & The Academy Brand Marina Beach Short & Nixon Rubber Player Watch

This week’s new arrivals staff style piece is on our gorgeous Inbound Manager for the new SurfStitch Headquarters in Europe! Matt shows off his casual yet downbeat style by pairing a basic white tee, with some outrageous blood red jeans from Neuw. This deep, dramatic shade is perfect to vamp up your summer wardrobe. Roll the cuff for something a bit more fashionable and cool. Click here to shop Matt’s fav new arrivals now.

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Billabong x Channel V Off Beat Riot

Billabong x Channel V have just released their new campaign for their Summer 2011 Range. Titled ‘Off Beat Riot’ they’ve created a collection of tees, singlets, shorts and accessories that are easy to wear and have a real nice cut.

Highlights from the collection include the Loose Your Mind Singlet with its fresh print and subtle colour palette and the Off Beat Riot Trucker with its multi tone denim and classic trucker brim and shape. And let’s not forget the sick styling of the Pick Peace Tee which comes in both black and white.

So take a hike and adventure into the outdoors with the new collection from Billabong X Channel V. Click here to shop now!

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The Summer Of Us: On Location Lookbook

Starring models Tom and Georgia, the inspired images from our latest campaign ‘On Location In France’ takes us around the globe where the style is distinctly European. Photographed by the talented Samuel Lindsay and creative direction by Moffitt Moffitt, we are taken on a journey through French-inspired designs made easy for any summer wardrobe.

Ooh la la ladies! It’s time to add a feminine French twist to your summer wardrobe. Think pretty pastels, stripes, feminine accents and airy fabrics! Don’t be afraid to keep it simple and understated with hues of red, white and blue.

A few notes:
- Crop tops paired with high-waisted skirts make for perfect weekend attire.
- Toughen up this delicate look with a blazer and little black boots.
- Sitting poolside? Top with a floppy hat for a classic French inspired look.

Gentlemen, it’s time to say “Au Revoir” to those beaten-up old trackie-dacks and “Oui” to style! Our French-inspired outfits will have you looking like a fashionista with next to no effort! Looking good is easy this summer thanks to our European friends!

A few notes:
- Bold stripes and summer basics come together to make this fresh, French-inspired look.
- Accessorise with eye-catching colours to make a style distinctly your own.
- Heading out? Top it off with a classic fisherman’s cap for European style made easy.

Click here to shop On Location In France now on SurfStitch.com.

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Quiksilver X Movember: The Month Of The Moustache

Yes it’s true, the month of the moustache is well and truly here. Movember, held in November, is the month in which moustache enthusiasts from all over come together to grow and compare stylish moustaches in support of men’s health. So it’s no surprise that Quiksilver and the Movember Foundation have introduced the Movember Off The Lip Limited Edition Collection. And for all those unlucky chaps and lady folk who are unable to grow an outrageous moustache, help change the face of men’s health and purchase one these sick tees!

Click here to shop off the lip now on SurfStitch.com.

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Fashion Inspiration: The Wild, Wild Southwest

Do I thank Isabel Marant, or a recent trip to the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs for my budding love affair with all things Southwestern inspired? From bright, electric colorways to Marant’s subtle printed denim to fringe details on bags, jackets, and booties, Southwestern everything is super huge right now. Here’s a little inspiration, along with some of my favorite Southwestern-inspired products, to help you get the picture!

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