Regis Guyot has one of those lives. He races old-school motocross bikes. He drives a vintage Land Rover round his home village of Guéthary in the Basque country south of Biarritz. He surfs the famous Parlementia waves that crash against France’s wild Atlantic coast. And whether he’s in a wetsuit or on the back of a bike, he does it all with the kind of effortless style that makes you want to throw out everything in your wardrobe and dedicate your life to being more Regis.
The Southern California/Mexico border. I would love to do a trip from San Diego down the Baja California peninsula. I’d surf Scorpion Bay on the Pacific coast, and then rent a motorcycle or a buggy and head into the desert interior.
Where do you visit again and again?
In winter, when it is cold in France, I like to go to Bali with my family. Everything is different: the culture, the smells, the food, the landscapes. The sun shines, the water is warm and every day the waves are beautiful, smooth and long.
What are your travel essentials?
A Rimowa suitcase. White trousers. One of my Fay Archive workwear jackets. A denim shirt. And my Rolex Daytona 16520.
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