Jun 26, 2018 | By Emma Griffin
Dec 18, 2009
From top left to right: Emerica, Leslie David, Rich Soil Clothing
We have been tracking the evolution of the nouveau hippie movement for the last few seasons throughout the action sports industry. This trend is a combination of a few directions…. one part galactic new wave vibe mixed with one part dark heshian spirit animal. Throw in a few wizards, some crystals, a dream catcher, a touch of psychedelic rock and call it a day. Think Flower Travellin’ Band meets hipster powerhouse MGMT.
Salomon, Urban Outfitters, Dream Catcher, Bell Bottoms @ Roxy Chix Jam
Dakine, Iman Moradi, PAM
Riptide Magazine, FlexFit, Beta Unit, Nexo Surf Co.
Spotted by our friends over @ Rad Collector, this surreal skate video from the guys over at Salazar featuring Bradley Sheppard, Alien, Nate Lacoste, Chris Connolly, Nate Roline, Stacy Gabriel, Mike Klinkhamer, and Rob Rickaby is our new favorite testament to this trippy trend. Happy Friday, its time to tune in and turn off.
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