With winter 2021 already one of the coldest seasons on record, the “Beast from the East” lashing mainland Europe with snow and ice (erm 8 inches of snow in the centre of Madrid anyone?), staying inside with the onset of the latest lockdowns ain’t that hard a shout.
The team at Wavelength have pulled together the ultimate women’s gear for winter to keep you snug n’ safe and burning the embers of surf stoke through the lockdown.
Covering some of our fave indie brands with a strong eco-minded focus, discerning surf ladies can satiate their stoke with recommendations including the latest must-read book, all the wares to keep you toasty, and kit to get ya froth on over, including the only yoga mat you’ll ever need, sustainable vessels for the copious amounts of tea you’ll consume during your permitted daily exercise, plus a subscription (duh) to your favourite surf magazine on the planet (hint. It’s us).
The 80’s have been roaring back into style (just keep your eyes peeled for March 2021’s film drop of Girls Can’t Surf, a 80’s fluro-drenched homage to the badass female chargers who paved the way for pro-surfers today), so pick yourself up the Women’s Heritage 80’s Spray Hoody featuring brushed fleece, a double fabric hood and ribbed cuffs to stay snug. Shop Women’s Heritage 80s Spray Hoody here.
Embroidered in the Cornish heartlands, make the Wavelength Classic Cuffed Beanie in Burgundy a winter wardrobe staple as Jack Frost creeps in. Keep your bonce toasty with this classic fit beanie featuring a double-knit layer for extra warmth. Shop the Wavelength Classic Cuffed Beanie.
Snag yourself one of Slowtide’s rad Waimea Beach Towels featuring an iconic image of Waimea Bay from above as captured by photographer Laserwolf and transport yourself across the pond (mentally at least) to warmer waters whilst you wrap yourself up post-winter shred. Brownie points as Slowtide meets the strictest guidelines set by Oeko-Tex® Standard 100, and is made from 100% super soft and absorbent cotton velour. Shop the Slowtide Waimea Beach Towel.
Yogi Bare is currently making massive waves in yoga circles, fast becoming the must-have yoga mat thanks to its incredible non-slip grip technology made from eco-friendly natural rubber (no sliding off here as you bust a sweat mid-down dog). Plus, with each mat sold affording 1 tree planted with Hometree, you’ll earn your own extra feel-good points as you namaste your heart out. Shop Yogi Bare Wild Paws Yoga Mat.
Anyone else drunk approximately 1,000,000,000 cups of tea n’ coffee since lockdowns began in March 2020? Make the most of your crispy winter walks with the double stainless-steel wall and vacuum-sealed Wavelength X KeepCup 120z thermal cup, bringing a warm cuppa Joe with you for company. Shop KeepCup x Wavelength 120z Thermal Cup.
Winter tootsies post-surf / whilst at home might need an extra kick of warmth right now, and Arvin Goods crew socks in long geo-coal, made from recycled textile scraps and fabrics, are the perfect sock all-rounder. Featuring a padded footbed to keep your paws cosy and comfy whilst out and about and jazzy design for ultimate sock-steeze. Shop Arvin Goods Crew Socks.
Get your mitts on the latest must-read release in surf literature, lady-slider Lauren Hill’s She Surf, a stunning coffee table classic told through the eyes of women past and present, who define the art of surfing. With insightful input from Lauren and featuring everyone from Stephanie Gilmore and Brazilian longboard champion Chloe Calmon, to iconic spot guides, including Tofino and Taghazout, plus the pioneers of Polynesian surfing, She Surf is a must in any avid shredder’s book collection. Shop She Surf.
If your exercise still permits a thankful surf, or even if it doesn’t, lady-loggers should check out the Koalition Aloha Spirit Single fin in 8.75“, guaranteed to bring tropical, sunny vibes to your future cross-steps. Shop Koalition Aloha Spirit Single Fin.
Bag the women’s Wavelength x WLCR Logo L/S T-Shirt with long sleeves and dropped hem, perfect for layering in the colder months. Made from 100% combed cotton and screen printed in Cornwall, this T’s fast become a winter wardrobe staple. Shop Wavelength x WLCR Logo L/S T-Shirt.
While away the lockdown hours losing yourself in one hundred and forty-eight pages of captivating stories, arresting imagery and unparalleled design from the full breadth of surf culture by picking up a subscription to Wavelength magazine. You’ll get 2 issues of the print edition (with the first delivered right away and the next arriving in late spring) PLUS, the real sweetener, 2 free bags of the finest coffee beans in town, courtesy of Allpress. Available now on limited supply. Shop Wavelength x Allpress Coffee Annual Subscription.