It seems that these ugly yet classic shoes are having a major comeback in the fashion stakes at the moment. Forget your stilettos and walking around with blistering feet, slip into these comfy 80s soles and you’re feet will love you for it.
It’s time to reinvent the Birkenstock sandal with a modern twist and tie them in with your sports inspired wear. Take not from these street style taste-makers and wear with sleek monochrome pants, boyfriend jeans or dress down a girly playsuit. The simple style makes them extremely versatile hence why they are our item of the week!
SHOP BIRKENSTOCK AT SURFSTITCH
Women’s Madrid Sandal- Black | Women’s Arizona Sandal- White | Women’s Arizona Sandal- Black
Australian swimwear designer Nikki Lee Penny is the brains behind cutting edge swimwear label N.L.P. Women.
The unique neoprene bikinis, separates and one pieces are currently hot property and you can now get your paws on a pair at SurfStitch.
N.L.P. Swim combines sports luxe styling with unique fabrication to make swimwear that is hot as hell!
A pair of these bikinis are definitely on my Christmas Wish List. If you are one of the lucky ladies who already owns some of this swimwear gold be sure to send us in pics of you Summer Swimwear Style for our blog. Check our our style style picks below.
NLP Neoprene Bandeau Bikini | Komono The Hippolyte Sunglasses | Billabong Good Vibes Beach Blanket | Billabong In Waves Beach Bag
NLP Neoprene Bandeau Bikini | Sunnylife Beach Sounds Radio | MINKPINK Walk This Way Sunglasses
So begins Stab Magazine’s annual contest to find the best trunks.
Meet this year’s contenders:
Afends, Assembly Label, Billabong, The Critical Slide Society, Globe, M.Nii, O’Neill, Rhythm, Rusty and Volcom.
The Rules of the Game:
Each brand creates a unique pair of boardies and an accompanying clip.
Votes are made from three divisions: Public Vote, Designer Vote and Director Vote.
The winning pair of boardshorts must win of the divisions. If in the case that the three divisions are won by three different companies, the public vote holds the most weight and that entry will be deemed winner.
Voting is now open and will close this Friday 6 December. Winner to be announced Tuesday 10 December.
It’s heating up in the SurfStitch HQ with everyone getting ready for Christmas and buying lots of goodies for their loved ones! What better way to inject this excitement and hotness into your life than through your clothing and accessories. This week is all about our new neons and a sure fire way to stand out this season! Go for a bright bikini or accessories or a tank with a hint of neon for the guys.
This item of the week post welcomes one of our favourite summer swimwear brands, NLP Women. We couldn’t be more excited to have them on board and I’m loving this bright green neoprene set. With a bandeau style top and mesh detailing it’s perfect for tanning at the beach or with your friends enjoying a summer pool party. Get this while it lasts as NLP is hot property!
Every guy needs a simple muscle tank to get them through the summer sunshine. This Zanerobe tank is made from soft fabric, has a simple muscle cut and features a bold aqua print on the front. Taking you from beach side to bar this summer pair with some chino’s and you’re good to go- the carona’s are calling!
Images: http://roguehomme.com, aviewfromtheshade.blogspot, NLP
There’s no denying on this end that we are huge fans of Tigerlily, eagerly awaiting each collection as it comes into the studio. Their signature aesthetic, prints and luxe fabrics keep us wanting more. This season, Tigerlily have mixed pretty florals, strong leopard print, bright aztec prints cute accessories for a collection that melds seamlessly together. This beautiful shot in the Maldives with aqua blue waters and tanned skin Courtney has me lusting over an island escape. Shop the Tigerlily range at SurfStitch here.
Indi Tara Separate Top | Indi Havana Separate Pant | Baroque 50s Halter | Baroque Marilyn Separate Pant
Rabari Top | Netra Pant | Kerala Dress | Rabari Dress
We’ve talked tropics, tribal and aztec prints but today we take inspiration from a life under the sea where time stands still and another world exists. Anything relating to the oceanic life is making a splash this summer with shades of blue, animal motifs and coral classics taking centre stage over skirts, dresses, swimwear and accessories. Take inspiration from below for a fresh take on the trend and get ready for a life under the sea.
Tigerlily Baroque Onesie | Nixon Mitt Print Iphone 4 case | Roxy Daintree Moulded Tri Bikini
Ocean Girl Crop Tank | Miss Roxy Maillot One Piece | Wicket Jupiter Skirt
Images: pinterest, tuula, livefastmag & sydnestyle
Audrina Patridge was seen frolicking around the Caribbean sea with partner Corey Bohan in her Beach Riot x Stone Cold Fox bikinis. The slim fitting and flattering cuts mixed with a tropical beach vibe print make these the perfect bikinis this summer.
Afends Baywatch Yeah Beach Short
Channel the tropical vibes portrayed on the swimwear to these Afends boardies. Whether your playing around on the beach or going for a surf get Corey’s Caribbean vibes going.
The fashion week circuit time of the year not also welcomes spring here in the Southern Hemisphere it also means the street style shots start flooding our feeds. Through New York to London the fashionistas were showing us the latest styles and trends not only on the catwalk but on the sidewalk. Bright splashes of colour, white on white and boyfriend jeans are still in the limelight and set to continue on. Look on, enjoy and get the shopping list started!
Images: Harpers Bazaar & Oraclefox
Blogger, model and all round super babe Alexandra Spencer has landed in the SurfStitch building! Teaming up with Billabong this summer, Spencer has designed a capsule collection for the brand that revolves around her exotic travelling lifestyle. Splitting her time between New York and Sydney, the range is laid back yet city chic. Consisting of leopard print, slogan tanks, backless dresses, laced denim shorts and perfectly cut basics this is a collection that oozes effortless, cool and sexy.
Shop the Billabong x 4th and Bleeker range on SurfStitch HERE.
High Rise Jungle Dress
Shop my favourite 4th and Bleeker picks below:
Le Regine Bra | Catching Up Singlet | Lite Hearted Embroidered Short | Loved One Jacket