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How to look surfer chic this summer

Brianna Martinez is a graduate from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with an emphasis in digital media. After graduating, she jo...

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Every once in a while, we want to let our style be one with the ocean. This summer, why don't you throw your style to the waves and let it take control? Find out how to look surfer chic in that impossibly perfect Kate Bosworth a la Blue Crush way.
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Tousle your tresses

The first step to looking surfer chic is making sure your strands look like you just jumped out of the waves. Surf Spray by Bumble and Bumble is your new best friend. Spritz a splash of this and your locks will be surfer-ready. Who needs a flat iron and a blow-dryer when you have a bottle of magic to get you looking great?

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Denim cut-offs

Cut-off shorts always exude a relaxed style, no matter what you pair them with. These ombre denim cut-offs by Rich & Skinny will complete most of your bottom half surfer chic look. They are funky and free.

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Relaxed tank

A fun tank shows off your free-spirit, so something with a quirky pattern or mellow scene is ideal when trying to achieve this look. This Willow tank by O'Neill will give you the perfect surfer chic vibe. Colored denim is definitely its perfect match!

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Perfect suit

If you're trying to look surfer chic, then you need to ditch your typical bra and underwear garments for a relaxed substitution, like the perfect bikini! This Penny bikini by Billabong is very, very surfer girl-friendly. And it's super comfortable, as well!

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Ultimate flip flop

Is there such a thing as the ultimate, perfect flip flop? We think so. Havaianas aren't just a flip flop, they're a way of life. Embrace them as the go-to sandal for the surfer chic look. These gold Havaianas will flatter all sun-kissed feet.

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One of the best parts of going surfer chic is that you don't need the weight of heavy jewelry or gems to weigh you down. But if you want to add some boho-flair to your surfer chic style, these Pura Vida Bracelets will certainly do the trick. They come in many different colors and the company donates a portion of its proceeds to the ocean-saving Surfrider Foundation.

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