A quintessential trope of a youth spent in Southern California is the skater girl. We all knew her, some of us wanted to be her, and some of us were her. Fearless, never shying from the chance to upstage guys in their own boys’ club, the skater girl is equal parts effortless and cool. Aliz is this and so much more all at once. Wearing pieces from Goodbye Bread and roaming through a nondescript Californian town, she is striking as she moves from frame to frame, drifting on her board and then off again.
Shot by Alie Layus, this editorial takes me back to those long summer afternoons spent roaming from suburban neighborhoods, aiding boredom with joyrides to nearby cities. Dive in below.