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Quiksilver to Pasadena

By Andrew Asch | November 13, 2014

Surf giant Quiksilver Inc. will open a location for its Boardriders Club store in Pasadena, Calif.

SIMA Image Awards

SIMA Image Awards

Surf Industry Manufacturer’s Association (SIMA) hosted its Image Awards on Feb. 13 at The City National Grove of Anaheim.

Legendary Surfer Shaun Tomson Buys Back Solitude Label From Oxford

Legendary Surfer Shaun Tomson Buys Back Solitude Label From Oxford

The legendary world-champion surfer has bought back the surfwear label he sold to Oxford Industries.

RVCA Joins Forces With Model for Capsule Collection

RVCA Joins Forces With Model for Capsule Collection

RVCA, a leading boardsports and fashion brand out of Costa Mesa, Calif., recently announced its first capsule collection with a model since its popular collaboration with model and actress Erin Wasson for Spring 2009.

Cherokee Acquires Tony Hawk Brands

Looks like Cherokee Inc. is going to be getting a little air with two new brands, Tony Hawk and Hawk, which it acquired for $19 million in cash.

Cherokee Acquires Tony Hawk Brands

Cherokee, the Sherman Oaks, Calif., company that has a stable of brands that include Cherokee, Carole Little, Liz Lange and Sideout, bought skateboard-centric brands Tony Hawk and Hawk from Quiksilver in a deal that closed on Jan. 10.

All Star Execs Mandy Fry and Summer Rapp to Helm New Surf Brand

All Star Execs Mandy Fry and Summer Rapp to Helm New Surf Brand

The newest women’s label in the surf industry will be run by an all-star team.

Eden Eco and Little Eden: Eco-Friendly Swimwear for All

Eden Eco and Little Eden: Eco-Friendly Swimwear for All

Emily Fioravanti is inspired by her years living in Santa Cruz and surfing iconic West Coast surf spots.

All-Star Surf Execs Naude, Fry and Rapp to Helm New Brand

All-Star Surf Execs Naude, Fry and Rapp to Helm New Brand

It was announced on Jan. 6 that top women’s beach and surfwear designers Mandy Fry and Summer Rapp will partner with Paul Naude, former president of the Americas division of Billabong International LTD., to develop as yet unnamed women’s lifestyle brand.

2014 Swim Textiles

2014 Swim Textiles

Swim Textiles

Resort Season in Southern California's South Bay

Resort Season in Southern California's South Bay

In Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach, Calif., swimwear is a year-round business.

2014 Swim Shorts Resources

Emsig, Eco Swim by Aqua Green, Heather Blond, Manglar and more waterwear resources.

Capturing the Style of the Endless Summer

Capturing the Style of the Endless Summer

The reintroduction of vintage surf brands seeks to recapture the excitement of surfing's apparel pioneers.

So Cal Street Scene

So Cal Street Scene

Winter sun and surf in Southern California

Tom & Teddy: Father-and-Son Boardshorts

Tom & Teddy: Father-and-Son Boardshorts

Tom & Teddy is a premium swimwear brand that was created for men and boys—fathers and sons, uncles and nephews—to celebrate their bond and mutual love for the water. The contemporary active swim line includes colorful printed trunk shorts made with a snug-fit elastic waistline and mid-thigh length offering an elevated boardshort.

Mi Ola: Swimwear With a Pura Vida Sensibility

Mi Ola: Swimwear With a Pura Vida Sensibility

Swimwear designer Helena Fogarty has about 15 years of fashion experience under her belt and has worked for top brands such as Chanel, Ferragamo and Zac Posen, as well as Harper’s Bazaar.