After 31 years of holding the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave surf event on the North Shore of Ohau, this year in 2016, was the biggest Eddie in history with waves up to 60 feet high and the biggest crowds ever. On February 25, 2016, John John Florence (HAW) brought a new […]
The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave World Surf League Event Brings Gathering of the Tribes, Top Surfers in the World, on Waves Up to 60 Feet
Kelly Slater Wins 7th Billabong Pipe Masters, Fanning Gets ASP World Title, Florence Wins Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Plus What to Expect for Pro Surfing 2014
Last weekend December 14, 2013, pro surfing came to a dramatic season ending at Banzai Pipeline on Oahu’s north shore with Kelly Slater, 41, winning his 7th Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons in massive 15-foot waves. Slater defeated John John Florence (HAW), 21, in a hard-fought, 35-minute Final that ended with less […]
John Varvatos Fashion Designer to Rockers and Converse Collab Man Finally Disengages with VF Corp Onto Lion Capital
Today, March 8, 2012, VF Corp announced that Lion Capital would be acquiring majority ownership in John Varvatos Enterprises, with Varvatos retaining an ownership position and title of Chairman and Creative Chief Officer. John Varvatos comes up in youth culture fashion not only for his reputation for creating rock-influenced designs, and his cool collaboration with […]
Legendary John Fluevog Brand Brings QR Codes to Tell Shoe Creation Story
The usage of QR codes has again come into play in a unique fashion when it comes to increasing brand awareness, this time with the legendary shoe brand Fluevog and the introduction of QR codes on the heal that allow buyers to watch a video clip of how their shoe was made. John Fluevog, the […]
LA vs. War -9.11 Commemorative Exhibitions by Street Artists Took Place Across the Country Last Weekend and Here’s One of Our Versions
Asking the question: After 10 years of the Global War on Terror, where do we now stand as a nation? Top street artists answered.
Planning for the Next $5 Billion: VF Corp Outlines Strategy for Growth and What This Means for Brands Like Vans, The North Face, Lee, John Varvatos, and 7 For All Mankind
Emphasis on their Outdoor and Action Sports categories, and international growth indicate where VF expects their greatest market opportunities lie.
Retail Round-up: Hot Topic’s Designer Collection with John Eshaya; Vans Retail Collab with Thalia Surf Shop; Rock and Republic Bought by VF Corp; Quiksilver Buy-out Rumors; Hilary Swank to Launch Sportswear
The end of 2010 and beginning of 2011 is already proving some shake-ups and new collabs are under way. Here’s some of the latest.
John Varvatos Fashion Designer to Rockers and Converse Collab Man, Seeks to Disengage with VF Corp
Not many brands hope to get out from the VF umbrella, just ask Vans, The North Face, Wrangler, and other happy campers, but legendary Varvatos hopes to leave the fold.