Recognized since 2008 for its trademark line of graphic adorned surfboards, SUPERbrand introduces it’s latest product release with the label’s first ever surf trunk delivery. Featuring three distinct styles, the range features a 19″ SUPERtimeless ($64 USD), 19″ SUPERskim and 21″ SUPERvapor ($68 USD) boardshort. Borrowing from the brands unique graphic affinité, SUPER’s 2013 flash collection taps bright patterns, wonky aesthetics and classic simplicity. Supporting releases include two new tees and dual colorway tanks. Available online at superbrand.com.
Hosting 11 of the world’s most innovative surf brands, Australian based STAB Magazine kicks off the southern summer with A Poolside Love Affair contest, postured to create the ultimate boardshort. Briefed with a copy of Slim Aarons’ book “Poolside,” a collection of photos capturing the über rich and their sun soaked soirees from 1950 to 1990, each brand was tasked with finding inspiration from a lifestyle without limitations. Highlighting the best the industry has to offer, STAB’s first online competition features 11 one-of-a-kind takes on the surf trunk in it’s purest form. Open to online voting October 15-26, readers will choose the winning design to be celebrated as the “world’s best surf trunks” in the forthcoming print issue of STAB, as well as featured on the cover, dawned by the surfer of their choice. Does all this mean we’ll be seeing some of these designs slid into future ranges of participating brands? Can’t say we’d be surprised. Check out images of each Poolside Love Affair design below. For more info and to cast your vote visit stabmag.com.Boardshorts, STAB Magazine
COMUNE’s adding a bit of summer to their collection with a couple pairs of stylish boardshorts. The lifestyle brand is primarily known for quality denim. This time around, COMUNE takes a departure from skate and enters the surf realm by designing a casual 18″ boardshort in navy, white & black striped, brown and hunter green. Available now and retails for $58 over at swell.com.Boardshorts, COMUNE, Summer 2012