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The Surfrider Malibu

The Surfrider Malibu, previously an original 1950s motel, has been transformed into a stunning boutique hotel that pays homage to Malibu's historic beach community. This Californian Beach House style accomodation is situated directly across from the Malibu Pier and looks out over the world-famous Surfrider beach. A big highlight for us was the rooftop bar where you can watch classic Malibu sunrises and sunsets over the Pacific Ocean and enjoy a Californian-style healthy and fresh menu perfectly matched to this amazing location. It was such a treat to stay here, we feel very lucky! Thank-you Surfrider! x Pics a combination of ours and Surfrider Malibu

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Social media can be many things, admittedly I think most people realise not to spend too much time focusing on it. However for Island State Co it's been a blessing as it's allowed us to connect with so many inspirational artists who we probably wouldn't have had the opportunity to know otherwise.  Jason Foster is a photographer living in California who really stands out from the crowd. His photography captures a side of the surf and skate lifestyle that you don't see much of anymore; gritty, real, grungy. His photography allows you to soak up a place in time and shows a very real side of California. We are huge fans of the movie Lords of Dogtown, and as much...

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