California Culture

Fabkids - Vert Vibes and Skater Girls Editorial

Thursday, July 06, 2017 Jen Lezan

Inspired by the skate culture of the 70s era past, imbued with a summer cool cali vibe, this latest editorial features some of the latest picks from Fabkids.  Fabkids is a Techstyle company and a sister brand of Justfab.com . The site showcases the latest in trendy, uber comfy clothing for kids at prices parents love. They release curated collections every month and offer a monthly subscription service (with the option to skip months) that makes shopping for the kids easy peasy. You can learn more HERE. 



L to R -- Sophia's Look: Pink Dolphin Hem Knit Short, California Dreaming boxy tee, Silver & White zip up sandals
Bella's Look: Ocean hair don't care hi-lo cross back tank, High waist light wash denim shorts, Silver & White zip up sandals 

Skate culture from the 70s has truly impacted the American cultural identity. From Vans to empty pools and drainage ditches, the iconic tricks and skaters like Hawk and Hosoi have become known as the fabric that makes up the skateboarding world. Yet, young people worldwide are pursuing style, individuality, creativity and having fun while creating a modern day skater story. While so much of the mythology behind the origin of skateboarding is centered around teenage boys based in Southern California, there was always a strong group of female pioneers including, Patti McGee, who helped shape skateboarding since its very start.



Bella's Look: Fabkids -Textured tank dress in marshmallow, Lightwash sleeveless denim vest, shoes: Vans similar HERE
Heart Sunnies, Rainbow Deck -- similar HERE.
This editorial is dedicated to those brave women and girls, who first carved out their place in history as well as the women and girls worldwide, who continue on with the legacy of the sport. It is inspired by organizations like: Skateistan that uses skateboarding to rescue kids from the streets and transition them into a community that will teach them about leadership and independence. It is a reminder, that the future is female and that empowered girls can change the world.



Modeled by our Editor in Chief: Jen Lezan's daughters and resident skater girls, Bella and Sophia. Styling and Creative Direction by: Jen Lezan and photographed by: Dwight Bejec.









On Sophie: Fabkids chambray ruffle top, Fall floral printed leggings, Zip up white & silver sandals. 



If you want to check out and get inspired by some more skater girls, check out this list HERE.

Happy summer & skate on!
-
Jen 

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