The best surfers typically wear light, breathable fabrics, since the constant fluttering and bright colors enrage the ocean enough to charge at them. Dress like a wave-matador with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of apparel and accessories at Freedom Surf Shop in Virginia Beach.
Freedom Surf Shop packs its airy and energetically furbished space with surf-associated gear and garb from brands such as Quiksilver, O'Neill, and more. Board-based finery's soft fabrics and light twills make it suitable for wearing under any conditions, whether it's inside a thundering pipeline, during a sweltering outdoor music festival, or just for an idle afternoon of adding foyer after foyer after foyer to your house. Jettison uncomfortable chain-mail shirts for a cozier Freedom Surf tee printed on a supremely soft and chewy American Apparel blank ($21.95), or treat legs to a little fresh air with a pair of Patagonia boardshorts ($59). Women’s knit tops from RCVA ($29.95–$49.95) create a colorful canvas for accessories such as belts, scarves, purses, and emergency sledgehammers.