Seascapes Blog

Stories Beneath the Surface

Take a deep dive into our salt-watery world, with inspiring interviews and surfer profiles, behind-the-scenes inspo from our latest swimwear collections, and travel stories from our surf trips in the tropics.    

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Dkoko Gals A Weekend-in-the-Life on Retreat

Simply Wild and Free: A Weekend-in-the-Life on Retreat - UNTAMED 2024

  As most of the country comes up for air after a long rainy season, early November holds Caribbean Costa Rica’s last sundrops of Summer. Breezy palm trees stretch seaward...
Underwater with the Ocean Galz

Underwater with the Ocean Galz

We´ve been following the mermaiding adventures of Isa and Maria in their inspiring underwater explorations for months! We´re thrilled to finally catch up with the Ocean Galz themselves, before they head off to their next diving destination. Big thanks to Isa and Maria for sharing a few of their sea-faring stories and freediving tips with our ocean-loving Dkoko community.
Homecoming, in Bloom: Dkoko Ambassadors 2023 Retreat

Homecoming, in Bloom: Dkoko Ambassadors 2023 Retreat

Our team of brand ambassadors met for our annual surf retreat in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica where they shared inspiring days between waves, creative journaling and coffee breaks by the pool.

Surfer Profile: Making waves with Natasha Brown

Surfer Profile: Making waves with Natasha Brown

We’re beyond stoked to welcome Natasha Brown to the Dkoko brand ambassadors’ team! We caught up with Natasha to chat about her life as a surfer in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica,...
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Artist Collaboration: Goldfish Kiss | Rebekah Steen

Rebekah Steen is an artist and style icon whose unique blog, Goldfish Kiss, and tropical beach-inspired lifestyle have captivated our interest for nearly a decade. Rebekah has built a beautiful life from her many creative passions, and makes it all look effortless as a mom, wife and inspiring creator.

How to choose the best surf bikini

How to choose the best surf bikini

The other day a friend of mine asked if I could create a guide on how to choose the best surf bikini. My friend’s seemingly random request made me realise this precious information is second nature to me and I have been taking it for granted. I hadn’t considered that there are women out there who are confused by the ocean of swimwear options.

So if you are one of these women, I am writing this for you, the ultimate guide on how to choose the best swimwear for surfing.

Artist Collaboration: Tropia | Jil-Laura Kloberg

Artist Collaboration: Tropia | Jil-Laura Kloberg

Jil-Laura Kloberg is an artist. freelance graphic designer and art director who we are beyond inspired to collaborate with on the design of Dkoko’s brand new t-shirts, made from sustainably sourced fabrics. We chatted to Jil-Laura about her feminine-inspired, detail-oriented drawings and illustrations and got the inside scoop into life as an artist living her creative passion through her latest illustration and design project, Tropia.  
Delilah Hutchins long boarding in Nosara Costa Rica

Surfer Profile: chasing waves with Delilah Hutchins

Delilah Hutchins is a 17 year-old competitive longboard surfer from North Carolina who convinced her mom to move to Costa Rica to chase her surfing dreams. We chatted to Delilah about her plans for the future, what it's like balancing her surf and school schedule in the jungle, and got the inside scoop from her recent experience competing at the Mexi Log Fest
Marie surfing at a beautiful sunset in Australia

Surfer Profile: Island hopping with Marie-Moana Troja

Island-hopping competitive surfer and Dkoko brand ambassador Marie-Moana Troja motivates us to chase our dreams and be our best selves, in and out of the water. Living in Australia as a surfer and university student, she balances her studies and surfing career with discipline, drive, and a great sense of humor.
REFLECTIONS 2022: Liminal Space in the Southlands

REFLECTIONS 2022: Liminal Space in the Southlands

The ocean is our purest source of inspiration. Experience our journey to the southland jungles of Costa Rica in this beautiful story.
Saving Sharks with Madison Stewart

Saving Sharks with Madison Stewart

We caught up with Madison Stewart, Founder of Project Hiu, to learn more about her courageous work saving sharks from overfishing in Indonesia.
Sustainable Coral Lust Upcycled Surf swimsuit collection

Lungs for the Soul - The inspiration behind our Coral Lust Capsule

I remember that I started this journey with the conscious decision of breathing. It might sound impossible, but we often forget how to do it. Breathing voluntarily is an act...