DISCOVERED: {1936-1942} San Onofre Surf Memories by Don James

Wave Warriors {1937 – San Onofre, California} Don James + These beautiful snapshots were taken by photographer Don James between the years 1936 and 1942 on the shores of San Onofre, California. Whether black and white, or the gorgeously desaturated Kodachrome prints, each photograph is a beautiful lost memory of fun had, and good times…

{DISCOVERED} Bathing in Brighton: Vintage Memories and Musings

Who are the  dapper gents in top hats and scandalous bathing shorts? None other than some of the original members of The Brighton Swimming Club. This photo was taken circa 1863 by photographer Benjamin Botham. Seems like the boys of Brighton have been stirring up a lot of conversation on the net, which seems quite…

This is How They Do. “Come Into The Water” (1929)

“I don’t mind giving money to orphans, but I draw the line at working for them.” Oh, the 1920s, how I love thee so. You must check out this incredibly silly, weird, and wonderful crazy flapper beach ballet to the tune “Come into the Water”. The ladies are rehearsing tirelessly for the upcoming Orphans’ Benefit. The…

DISCOVERED: Vintage Surf Summer Memories . . .

Amazing vintage photographs by Leroy Grannis {1917 – 2011} + Do you feel the love? Want to join the crusade? Visit the {SHOP} <—–CLICK HERE!!! And if you’re on the fence, check out our +CASE FOR HAWAIIAN SHIRTS+ Until next time, {theEye} + Similar Stories:

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E.O.F. Style Idol: Frankie Avalon, Teen Idol Worship

“I think today’s music absolutely stinks. I really do mean that.” Frankie Avalon (b.1940). Don’t worry, we know. Considering today’s reigning teen idol is Mr. Justin Bieber – you know him- it’s easy to see Mr. Avalon’s remorse. Sure the boy from Stratford has plenty of swag, but to Frankie Avalon I’m sure he’s no…