On August 20, 2014, the international scientific community issued a warning that Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano was most certainly going to erupt. I read the news while sitting at my kitchen table in Brooklyn, surfing the web as I finished breakfast and prepared to pack for an overnight flight to Reykjavik. The news of an impending eruption was so distressing that I panicked. I immediately ran into my bedroom, stripped down to my underwear, and lay on the floor, trying to breath normally. … Read More
Inspiration is a tricky thing. It can be found in the smallest of adventures or the grandest of schemes, quick jaunt around the neighborhood or cresting the peaks of the highest mountains. It’s also the driving force behind Wonders, an app full of community-sourced inspiration in the form of images and narratives that speak to all of our deepest urges for adventure. … Read More
With the winter season in full swing, we’re taking on every possible snow-filled adventure. And whether it be hiking through the woods or enjoying an annual camping trip with the family, weather-ready footwear is the key to dealing with harsh elements. In order to keep ourselves warm, dry and outdoors this time of year, we’ve compiled a list of our five favorite women’s shoe selects in this week’s Hit List. … Read More
Like most entrepreneurs, my business partner Kristen and I dream of great success, only for us, success comes without the corner office on 59th Street overlooking Central Park. That’s why we launched Coast by Coast, a pop-up boutique based inside a 1972 VW bus. This mobile shop, curated through a swim, surf and outdoor lens, doubles as our rolling office, which means road trips and plenty of time outdoors. … Read More
If you’re riding down a bike path in Teton County, you may come across one of David Buckley Borden’s site-specific installations, and if you’re interested in taking it with you, he’s totally cool with that. These ephemeral works are part of the artist’s larger Greater Yellowstone exhibit in Jackson, Wyoming, which explores the iconic national park’s ecosystem and the people who interact with, value and protect it. … Read More
The mention of Jacques Cousteau can bring up quite a few images: a tireless explorer, a devoted conservationist, maybe a thick accent and a perfectly askew red beanie, but David Rose, VP of Design and Manufacturing at SALT. Optics, sees all that and more.