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The Perfect Shoes to Upgrade Your Summer Wardrobe

Easy Summer Styles to Rock All Season Long

The sun is finally out and what’s better than a cute summer outfit to boost your mood? Beat the heat this summer in these easy summer styles that work perfectly all season.

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BTS: Beach Yoga + Coastal Cleanup

Fun in the sun with Blowfish Malibu and Friends

To kick off the summer season, we gathered in Malibu for a morning filled with self-care and good deeds. Guests were invited for a beachside yoga experience lead and a coastal clean up in coordination with our friends, @surfriderla.

We also hosted a shoe drive at our beach cleanup for the very first time. Every guest who brought a pair of new or gently used shoes to donate to @soles4souls received a new pair of shoes from our Spring/Summer 2023 collection.

We are so happy with the turnout of these events and would like to thank everyone who came out and shared their morning with us!

Specials thanks to Simply Straws and Recess for sponsoring our goodie bags! 

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Take Your Summer Style to New Heights in These Cute Wedges

Wedges You Need in Your Summer Rotation

We’ve rounded up the most popular wedges on our Instagram that can take you from brunch to post-work happy hour or any outdoor event this summer. We love wedges because they are the perfect height that are so easy to walk in and add just the right amount of oomph to any outfit

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Earth Friendly Styles Year Round

Cute Shoes That Are Good for the Planet

This Earth Month we’ve been highlighting the different initiatives Blowfish Malibu is apart of in an effort to raise awareness around environmental issues and encourage a more sustainable future for all.

We are proud to feature a collection that is 100% cruelty free and registered Vegan with The Vegan Society. Our Vegan collection features brand new styles every season and our team works very hard to ensure that no detail is spared regarding the quality, look and feel of the product. To view the entire SS23 Vegan collection, click here.

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Going Vegan!

There’s nothing better than knowing your cute new shoes for Spring are 100% cruelty free and have a smaller impact on your carbon footprint.

What does going Vegan mean for Blowfish Malibu?

The Blowfish Malibu Collection features styles that are 10% cruelty free and are officially registered with the Vegan Society.
Our Vegan collection has been extended to a large number of our products and feature components free of any animal products or by-products, including the glue and outsole. We use man made materials and treatments to ensure that all components are animal free, while still maintaining the quality, look and feel of the product so that no detail is spared.

Why are we doing this and what are the advantages?

For the animals – Avoiding animal products is one of the most obvious ways you can take a stand against animal cruelty and animal exploitation everywhere.
For your health – Going vegan is a great opportunity to learn more about nutrition and cooking, and improve your diet.
For the environment – One of the most effective ways to lower your carbon footprint is to avoid all animal products, which is why we are proud of the collection!

We’ve been loooving how the gals on social media rock our shoes and they’ve been loving our Vegan collection too. So we wanted to share some of our favorite pics from the month.

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SADIE @mayrel_lani


SPEEDY @cameronswier


WILLA @sammykremer


WILLA @lot21boutique


Explore the full SS23 Vegan Collection here.

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Vegan for a Reason

We’re vegan shoe obsessed! 

We know how hard it can be to find vegan shoe options that are still affordable and stylish. Our Vegan collection has been extended to a large number of our products and features components free of any animal products or by-products, including the glue and outsole. We use man made materials and treatments to ensure that all components are animal free, while still maintaining the quality, look and feel of the product so that no detail is spared. Every shoe is this collection is officially registered with the Vegan Society.

As we work towards ensuring all of our products are vegan and registered, scroll through for some of our favorites from the current collection.





HARPER | @lanestyled











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Green Team x New Year’s Resolutions

A new year calls for new resolutions! Here’s what Allie from the Blowfish Malibu Green Team has on her list for 2021.

We have to be realistic this year about what we can accomplish, especially in terms of New Year’s resolutions. We’re going through an emotional and unprecedented time, and it’s important to take a step back and really hone in on what we think we can realistically achieve. While many New Year’s resolutions of the past may have included things like “travel more” and “sign up for a gym membership,” 2020 has taught us that our resolutions should be a lot more realistic. This is why I’m continuing my focus on being a conscious consumer and doing my part in helping the environment.

When it comes to our Green Team, we had made a variety of changes in and to our office last year to ensure our entire team was working in a more eco-conscious way. But then came March 2020. Our entire team went full remote so it became important to adapt and make greener choices in our new work environment (aka home).

This year, as we continue to work from home, we are aiming to keep channeling the same “Green Team” attitude.

Here are some realistic resolutions I’ve made for 2021 in order to cut back on my own waste and to eliminate as much plastic as possible:

Use a reusable water bottle:

To say I’m obsessed with my Hydroflask is a massive understatement. I even gifted a couple of them to friends for the holidays! I upgraded my lid for one with a straw, so it’s fun (and easier!) to drink out of. It honestly feels like an adult sippy cup and I constantly find myself refilling it three times a day. Drinking more water AND cutting back on single-use plastic? A success!

Carry reusable straws with me

I try to avoid using straws as much as possible when I’m out and about, opting to drink straight from the cup. For Christmas, I was gifted these great reusable straw kits and I plan on sticking one in my purse so I’ll always have a straw on hand if needed!

Refill water jugs

I moved home during the pandemic, and one thing we’ve realized is we go through A LOT of water. I always have a water bottle by my side. To cope, my family got these large water jugs, which we refill with filtered water at a small, local grocery store whenever we run out. Not only are we refilling the same plastic jugs and cutting back on waste, but we’re also supporting a local business. A win/win!

A Brita filter is also a great idea, especially if you are living with a smaller household.

Stock up on Tupperware

With a family of four, there tends to be a lot of cooking – and a lot of leftovers. Enter Tupperware! We’ve upgraded most of ours to glass containers, so not only are they great for storing food, but they’re also easy to stick in the microwave and heat up once you’re ready to eat. We have them in all shapes and sizes, and honestly, leftovers always tend to make for the best lunch anyway.

Recycle Nespresso Pods

Most people are fully aware of Nespresso, but did you know they offer a recycling program for the pods you use? You can get these recycling bags through Nespresso and either drop them off at a Nespresso location or at the post office. For people who drink a ton of coffee (like my family), this is the perfect way to get a caffeine fix at home without doing harm. To learn more about the Nespresso recycling program, check it out HERE.

What sort of steps are you trying to take from home to live a greener life in 2021? We’d love to hear!

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Hot Weather, Hot Style

You know what they say… hot weather, hot style. (Ok, maybe we say that.) 

It’s official. Our favorite season is just around the corner and we 👏 can’t 👏 wait. That said, it’s time to stock up on some fresh summer sandals, so we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite hot weather picks for you.

Scroll through for some of our fave sandal styles from the Spring/Summer 2020 line:

hot weather

Balla-D, an adorable cutout sandal.


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Miri, a must-have jute slide, inspired by your favorite espadrilles.


Lover Rope, one of our favorite platforms with an espadrille twist.  Perfect for hot weather. 


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LeeLee, a spectacularly comfortable mid-height wedge.


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Leigh is our newest obsession, an adorable jute-wrapped slide. We’ll be wearing Leigh all summer. 


Tanna, a chunky espadrille wedge to help you reach new heights this season!


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Goya, one of our favorite vegan styles.


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Boss, a sporty, lightweight sandal that you can wear all day long. Even in scorching temps. 


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Granola Rope, our iconic summer sandal, with a fresh update for the season.


Blumoon, a canvas sandal that goes with everything in your closet.


Hapuku and Helm, two of our best-selling wedge styles each season.


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Besille, a cute woven style that updates every look.


We’d love to see how you’re rocking your hot weather style so tag us @blowfishmalibu for a chance to be featured!

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Spring Roundup: Top Vegan Shoe Picks

Want to see our top vegan shoe picks just in time for spring? Read on.

Going vegan has never been easier since we launched our Spring and Summer 2020 Vegan Collection. If you ask me, each collection keeps getting cuter! So we rounded up our favorite vegan shoe picks just for you – and just in time for warm weather. Scroll through to check them out.


Ensure your spring look is California-cool with Makara from Blowfish Malibu. This platform sandal features a faux stacked sole with a molded footbed and faux leather upper. Even the details are cute – like the dented studs, branded buckle, and O-ring detail.

Shop Makara HERE


Slide into Blowfish Malibu’s Marley. This sneaker features a canvas upper with elastic on the vamp for easy off/on. Marley also features an upper with distressed edges and contrast stitching. Pair these with your favorite denim shorts and casual-cool top and you’re good to go!

Shop Marley HERE!

Granola Rope

Our most-popular sandal just got better! Granola Rope is Blowfish Malibu’s classic Granola sandal with an espadrille wrapped outsole. Granola Rope also features added comfort with its faux-cork cushioned insole. Trust us, you will be wearing this vegan sandal all spring and summer.

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Warm weather calls for mules so let Leigh be the one you turn to time and time again. Featuring a faux leather upper and a cushioned insole, Leigh channels an espadrille with rope detailing on the wedge. This cutie will get you through the entire spring and summer seasons, plus they will go with everything in your wardrobe. Added bonus? This style is registered Vegan by the Vegan Society!

Shop Leigh HERE

P.S. I love these so much that I just bought a pair while writing this article!


Transitioning into a new season doesn’t need to be difficult, thanks to the Hapuku wedge from Blowfish Malibu. This lightweight wedge features a faux-leather upper, cushioned insole, and faux cork sole.

Shop Hapuku HERE!


Pair Tanna with your dresses this spring for a look that is effortlessly Californian. This platform sandal features a faux stacked sole with a molded footbed and faux leather upper. Don’t overlook the details – the side zipper closure for easy on/off, the branded hardware, and rope detailing around the outsole add to the cuteness.

Shop Tanna HERE!

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Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Vegan Styles

It’s all about our vegan styles in this holiday gift guide.

We’re making a list and checking it twice for all of our vegan shoe styles! A holiday gift list, that is. We are obsessed with our current Fall and Winter collection and think they would make the perfect holiday gift. Whether you are looking for a gift for your mom on the go, best friend in the city, or your adventurous sister, we have you covered. So below are the styles I recommend for all of your fashionable friends and family this holiday season.


We love a good wedge for the holidays! Introducing Berkeley, by Blowfish Malibu, a super functional wedged ankle bootie. The Berkeley bootie is perfect for the city girl in your life and features a walkable wedge heel, zipper detailing, and a rouched upper. Clearly, she is going to love these booties because they will pair with everything in her closet. From dinner downtown to running errands on the westside, the Berkeley bootie is the ultimate stylish shoe for every day.



Freshly picked for autumn is Fruit by Blowfish Malibu, the perfect gift for the girl on the go. This low-rise sneaker features a pre-distressed upper with topstitching, terry cloth lining, slip-on entry, decorative laces, and a decorative zipper. Plus, Fruit offers an ultra-comfortable super foam insole. She can pair these cuties with a denim jacket and leisure pants for a laidback California look.



We love a comfortable heeled boot and Lama may be our new favorite! (And we may want a pair for ourselves this holiday!) If you are searching for a gift for a practical yet fashionable gal, look no further. Featuring a faux leather-wrapped stack heel, a memory foam insole, and braided detailing, Lama is a style that will go with everything in her winter wardrobe. This is a boot that will bring her style to new heights and allows her to embrace the comfort she craves when she’s on her feet all day. Furthermore, she can pair these booties with skinny jeans and an oversized jumper for that classic California girl look.


Searching for a gift for the fun girl in your life? She can be ultra playful this winter in Blowfish Malibu’s hottest sneaker, Play. This style is inspired by effortless California vibes and features a pre-distressed, unlaced look with an elastic inside for easy on and off. In addition, everyone will be able to spot that these are Blowfish Malibu by our signature branded eyelets. The Play sneaker is perfect for all of her casual fall and winter looks.



Inspired by the winter loving California girl, Blowfish Malibu’s Radiki SHR is a comfortable and cool new boot. A perfect gift for the adventurous gal in your life, this lug sole boot features decorative faux leather straps with buckles, and branded buttons. And an added bonus? The inside lining is covered with a super cozy faux shearling! So she can fold down the top of the boot to show off this great design feature, or wear all the way up for added warmth. She can wear them with her favorite leggings and hoodie for an effortless, on-trend look this winter.



Blowfish Malibu’s Violah silhouette is a deconstructed bootie designed to be very soft and to have a very relaxed, California vibe. Featuring a stacked leather wrapped block heel and an inside zipper for easy on/easy off, Violah is an carefree style that will add a relaxed cool-girl vibe to any ensemble this winter. So surprise her with these cool-girl boots!


We’d love to see you and your favorite Blowfish Malibu vegan shoes! So make sure to tag us for a chance to be featured @blowfishmalibu.

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