Posts Tagged ‘Santa Cruz’

Surf Angel Kim Mayer


  For the final installment of our Santa Cruz Surf Angel series we give you the one and only Kim Mayer.  Kim was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California.  This little lady spends her days traveling around the world’s coasts in search of good waves and adventure, and working to create and promote sustainable […]

Surf Angel Grace Gooch

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Grace Gooch, the next in our our Surf Angel series, was raised here in Santa Cruz, California.  Grace is one of the most beautiful souls both in and out of the water. With an elegant surf style and her radiant smile, she spreads her light and brings a neccasary balance to the lineup.  This mother […]

Surf Angel Tessa Timmons

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The next surfer in our Surf Angel series is our good friend Tessa Timmons.  An all around water lover, Tessa started surfing at the age of 13 in her home town of San Diego.  “I remember my first surfboard I found in a dumpster at La Jolla Shores. I took it home and had my […]

Ghetto By The Sea: Summer 2015 Lookbook from Stone Cold Fox


Here is a little bit of eye candy from Stone Cold Fox, one of our favorite designers here at Blocks-n-Bling.  This summer line has a ton of sass, plenty of glamour, and is seriously sexy.  We are loving the sixties vibe with the striped pants,floral shorts, and the classic summery whites are absolutely to die for!

Surf Angel Carly Wilson


  Next in our Surf Angel series is 22 year old Carly Wilson.  Born and raised in Santa Cruz, CA, she currently lives on the north shore of Oahu. Carly’s new home in Hawai’i has “drawn me even closer to exploring the ocean and surfing challenging waves.”  Currently finishing up school at University of Hawaii […]

Kaila Pearson Surf Angel-3


Kaila Pearson is the third in our Surf Angel series. The 22 yr old was born and raised  on the west side of Santa Cruz, and daughter to legendary surfboard shaper Bob Pearson.  Kaila has amazing energy that lights up a room and has a bright future ahead of her. The Clothing was graciously provided […]

Higher Shelf


Introducing our dear friend/designer Devon Pagaduan, and his clothing line. HIGHER SHELF ( higher self ) We love clothes, diversity and the FREEDOM to choose. We have a PASSION for creating. We understand that everything we do has a ripple effect. Our actions, intent and even thoughts can shape the world around us.  So we understand […]

Ashley Held Surf Angel Part-2

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Local Santa Cruz surfer girl Ashley Held is the second in our Surf Angel Series.  With a shelf full of first place trophies, this 17 year old’s future is looking as bright as the California sun.  Ashley has been racking up the wins up and down the pacific coast, including her latest victory during a big swell […]

Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy

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June gloom may be in full affect here in Santa Cruz, but these kids got my heart shinning so bright. Those little Reef giggles and the tall tails of ms. Kirra are music to my ears. Kirra is doing amazing in swimming, she can swim across an entire pool. She is really embracing her inner […]

Surf Angel Ashley


This is a behind the scenes video of the photo shoot with surfer Ashley Held for the Surf Angel Series.

Surf Angel Candra Jordan-Part 1

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At any surf spot in Santa Cruz on any given day you can find a handful of ripping surfers, but witnessing someone with true grace and style is still a rarity.  We love to watch surfers who make it look easy and effortless.  Surf Angels is a ten part series featuring some of our local […]

Summery Winter

letters to kirra

January in Kauai, and February at home with beautiful 80 deg days. Its been an amazing couple of months, with an abundance of beach days, tons of sand eating, and boogie boarding in the tropics with pops.. Kirra and Reef are truly amazing spirits, we should all be so free.  Reef is on the move, […]



Here is a look inside a favorite local gem: the Krate in downtown Santa Cruz.  Owners Brandon Spector and Michael Snyder have meticulously laid out the store with style emerging from every corner. There are so many unique pieces its a great place to find a special gift for your man or even yourself. There […]

Tomboy and Savannah Shaughnessy


  Here’s one thing you should know about Savannah, she is one of the sweetest humans you are ever likely to meet. Oh, and also one of the most amazing, understated, and under recognised athletes out there. This beautiful, humble, and brave little lady is one of the hardest charging woman surfers out there. I’ve […]