As the weather heats up and every guys gets mighty comfortable in his boardies and thongs, let’s not forget that ’tis the season to get dressed up. This can get particularly hard when you live in our parts, when the sun going down means nothing except that you will no longer get sun burnt in the 30 degree Celsius heat. Fear not: we’ve got some tips and outfits for you for those long hot Summer nights, so that you can keep cool and look suave all at the same time. The key: light fabrics for your button-up shirt, pale chinos and canvas boat shoes or Vans. Check out five outfits we’ve found that’ll take you from the day to the evening, and shop similar looks on SurfStitch.
1. Billabong Palm SS Shirt – Light Blue. 2. Zanerobe Sureshot Walkshort – Tan. 3. Billabong AP2 Leather Watch – Tan.
1. The Academy Brand Dean LS Shirt – White. 2. Vanishing Elephant Hollington Drawcord Short – Black Floral. 3. Oakley Breadbox Sunglasses – Matte Black Dark Bronze.
1. Zanerobe Minter SS Shirt – Linen. 2. Billabong New Order Chino Walkshort – Marine Blue. 3. Urge Paros Shoe – Oily Choc.
1. Wrangler Acid Sun Trucker Vest – Bleached. 2. Quiksilver Revolve Tee – White. 3. Insight Don’t Slip Beach Short – Don’t Slip Green.
1. Carhartt Sid Blazer Jacket – Sub Blue. 2. O’Neill First In Walkshort – Khaki. 3. Vans Graph Shoe – Burgundy Mirage Grey.
Shop all the styles we’ve put together for Hot Summer Nights.
As you know, every so often we like to remininsce on what we’ve pinned recently! From fashion to surfing and even to places we’d rather be, check out some of our more recent pins. With the motto of Live Offline, Shop Online in mind, this is where our mind wanders whenever it takes an interest in Pinterest…
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”A Visionary is someone of unusually keen foresight– a dreamer, a radical or impractical. IVI shares the point of view that an uncharted path must be explored. It is this type of thinking that built the base for our product line: well thought out and original design, premium Italian acetates from legendary supplier Mazzucchelli 1849 and industry defining lens quality from Carl Zeiss Vision Sunlens.” – IVI Eyewear Website.
New eyewear brand to SurfStitch, IVI is the latest addition to the collection of high quality and high fashion sunglasses to the site. With a unique design philosophy and an edgy campaign, IVI are here to shake things up and stand out. Check out the first edition of their intricate sunglasses design process.
A seamless blend of action sports, progressive music, art and fashion, Electric continues to draw inspiration from Southern California’s rich customization culture. The heritage, style and craft of Electric products can be compared to the design of a custom car, motorcycle or any object of desire that carries with it a purposeful functionality. A participants brand, Electric continues to use the finest materials and craftsmanship available, designing lifestyle and sport accessories which are highly functional, classic in style and re-engineered for today.
With their high quality and fashion forward range of sunglasses being a widespread success, it was only a matter of time before Electric Visual moved onto their next big project. This week, they officially released their first range of watches on SurfStitch. Check out the launch video and some shots from their latest campaign.
Deus ex Machina (translated to God from the machine) burst onto the scene with some neatly customised motorcycles and a culture centred around the notion that doing something was more fun than just owning something. Their goals grew from selling hand-built motorcycles to growing and celebrating a culture of creativity and a resourcefulness within street-honest industrial art.
Welcomed under the Deus roof are various pursuits of fun including motorcycling, surfing skateboarding and more – whatever brings out your individualism.
Check out some of their latest campaign shots and shop Deus on SurfStitch.
With SurfStitch‘s enviable collection of over 500 brands and 20,000 products, plus our incredible value offering of free express delivery and free returns for Australian orders, we decided it was about time to shout all of this by launching a TV Ad!
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One of our favourite footwear brands, Urge, recently posted us over their incredible new travel-inspired lookbook and a bunch of their campaign shots on a funky Urge shoe-shaped USB!
Urge described their inspiration for their Summer 13 lookbook: “Nothing kicks our creative motor into gear like a bit of travel. It’s all about opening the eyes to new things, taking in the whole experience, filling the head with memories and getting crazy inspired.”
From on-trend flatforms to Santorini inspired Summer soles, follow the Summer footsteps of Urge and enjoy some of our favourite shots from the campaign.
Shop our Urge range here.
Urge Cannes Heel – White.
Urge Laren Heel – Tan.
Urge St Agnes Sandal – Cognac.
Urge Leroy Shoe – Black.
Urge Leroy Leather Shoe – Taupe.
Urge Sultan Desert Boot – Black.
Urge Sultan Desert Boot – Coffee.
Founder of Athletic Recon, Ryan Heuser is a marathoner and triathlete and describes himself as an ‘all round endurance geek’. He saw a gap between technical design and street appeal in most quality athletic apparel brands, and for this reason Athletic Recon was born.
The brand strives for technically advanced training gear with a nod to street fashion, so naturally we’re proud to have them join the site! Check out some shots from Athletic Recon‘s latest campaign and some of the first styles that have dropped on SurfStitch.
Athletic Recon styles available on SurfStitch
1. Athletic Recon Destroyer Performance Tee – Camo. 2. Athletic Recon Platoon Short – Black.
1. Athletic Recon Iron Clad SS Performance Tee – Black. 2. Athletic Recon Renegade Short – Navy.
Summer means long days and hot nights, so your collection of tees should be at its’ best right about now. With tees to take you from your day at the beach and then on to a sunset dinner, SurfStitch has everything you’ll need this Summer. It’s always time for tees, so check out our two top picks this week.
Sport the latest trend…
Sporting one of the biggest trends of the season in colour and looking great with walkshorts and Converse footwear, this tee is perfect for whatever your day has in store.
Thrills Athletic Basic Tee – Black Natural.
Make it versatile…
The beauty of a plain black tee is the amount of things you can mix and match them with – from vests to jackets and all sorts of walkshorts. Make sure you have a well-fitting black tee in your wardrobe, as it’ll be one of the most versatile pieces you’ll own!
AS Colour Paper Tee – Black.