Women's Surfing

May 19, 2009
Outside Magazine
Women's surfing gear

   Photo: Photograph by Shana Novak

1. ROXY LIMITED EDITION SYNCHRO 1/1 MM LONG-SLEEVED TOP In summer ocean temps, one millimeter of neoprene is often all you need to stay in the water until dusk. $70; roxy.com

2. DAKINE GIRL'S INDO HAT It's surf-ready: A stretchy chinstrap secures it to your head. And it floats. $30; dakine.com

3. KAENON POLARIZED BATON SUNGLASSES Spring-loaded temples and hydrophobic pads ensure they stay in place, while crisp lenses present the world in high-def. $209; kaenon.com

4. GARY FISHER SIMPLE CITY 8 BIKE Full fenders and a large chainguard keep you clean and dry, the leather grips and saddle are comfortable on long commutes, and the front basket holds two bags of groceries. $970; fisherbikes.com

5. LOLE GLOW BAG Multiple pockets prevent your towel and book from becoming one big sunblock-slathered mess. $55; lolewomen.com

6. PATAGONIA SHORTIE BOARDIES The adjustable tie at the side makes these shorts extra comfy when lying on a surfboard. $55; patagonia.com

7. REEF BEACHCOMBER FLIP-FLOPS Organic cotton-canvas straps plus soles made from recycled materials. $34; reef.com

8. CARVE DESIGNS BONDI SEAMLESS TOP AND BOTTOMS This soft, reversible bikini feels like a second skin. $46, $42; carvedesigns.com

9. PATAGONIA BIBIANA TANKINI AND SOLID ADOUR BOTTOMS An internal shelf bra offers large-chested beachgoers ample support. $48, $34; patagonia.com

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