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The UNIV Dottie Shirt

June 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

This is not to say that UNIV hasn’t had some great product in the past, but I’m really into this new Tim Swart dot design. Don’t know why. Maybe it’s some kind of hypnotic, mood enhancing, pattern, but something about it makes me what to buy, buy, buy. When I told Tim I liked it […]

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Tags: Fashion

Gravis Finally Has A Skate Shoe

May 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Back in 1998 when Burton Snowboards first hinted about launching a footwear brand, they made a point of letting everyone know that these were absolutely, positively not going to be “skate” shoes. At the time, Dennis Jenson (the guy responsible for the launch of the brand) wanted everyone to believe that Burton was launching an […]

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Tags: Business · Fashion · Skateboarding

X Rated: ESPN Sues Quiksilver

May 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a shockingly silly legal maneuver ESPN has apparently sued Quiksilver in federal court over an “X” the clothing company has used that looks similar to the ESPN X Games logo. Quiksilver uses a stylized “X” emblem on clothing, labels and accessories that is “confusingly similar” to ESPN’s logo for the series of surfing and […]

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Tags: Business · Fashion

Teen Fashion Spending Disaster

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

According to a recently released Piper Jaffray report titled Taking Stock With Teens, total fashion spending declined nearly 20 percent year-to-year and is causing what analysts are calling a “disscretionary recession.” “We’re currently in the ‘transition phase’ of the fashion cycle and believe that we have not yet hit bottom,” said Jeff Klinefelter, senior retail […]

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Tags: Business · Fashion · Retail

Vans Can Kiss My Feet

April 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

I see these new Vans x Kiss shoes and all I can think about is that greasy-haired, acne-riddled kid in 8th grade who spent the entire year bic-penning the front of his blue Mead three-ringer with these exact images of Gene, Paul, Ace, and Peter. Come to think of it, l bet he’ll be first […]

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UNIV x Chris Cote Double-Ender

April 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

When collabs like this come along I have to ask myself: has this whole tandem development thing gone to far? Are we at the end of the creative road? Or, is that the point of this collaborative exercise from UNIV and Transworld Surf Editor-in-chief Chris Cote. Chris is obviously no trained artist, yet his crudely […]

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Tags: Art · Fashion · Surfing

The “Core Surf” Table At Costco

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments

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Shaun White Right On Target

April 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday, Shaun White unveiled his new clothing line for Target at the company’s midtown showroom in Manhattan, according to Time Out New York. “I’d rather have kids than moms get stoked about my stuff,” said the Olympic gold medalist this morning in Target’s midtown showroom. . . True to the company’s get-it-while-you-can ethos, the 25 […]

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Tags: Business · Fashion

The 2007 ActionWatch Big 10 Lists

April 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

In the March issue of Transworld Business Magazine, ActionWatch co-founder Cary Allington shared a little free data with readers in the form of the Top 10 brands of 2007. ActionWatch tracks sales through more than 100 core action sports retail shops, so while these lists are fun to analyze, they obviously have no direct connection […]

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Are We There Yet?

March 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

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Tags: Business · Fashion · Skateboarding