Gear - July 2006
Quiksilver 2x2mm Shortsleeve Cell
The shortsleeve fullsuit… always a good one to have in your quiver of summer rubber. More importantly, few make them as good as Quik with their world renowned 3-pannel Cell technology.
Born in France in 1986, it’s been a solid 20 years since Etnies made their first pair of shoes. The brand has been celebrating all year so keep an eye out for plenty of special events and a bunch of new models, including the cleanly styled Bernie.
Arnette AN 4065
Endorsed by the likes of Bruce Irons and Phil MacDonald, Arnette make some of the hippest sunglasses around. The AN 4065 features broad shapes hinting at the trend-setting Californian style that has imposed the wrap-around look.
Smith Super Method
Riding on the edge of tomorrow’s trends, Smith’s new, eclectic Street series is here to stay. As always, distortion-free lens optics, 100% UVA and UVB protection, polarized lens options and tons of style.
Kustom Cindy Tan
No doubt inspired by the gorgeous 90s supermodel, this sexy suede flip-flop is bound to appeal to Surf Europe’s ever growing, avid female readership. Including the frayed canvas strap that gives it that certain “je ne sais quoi".
DVS Peso Cerveca
The Peso Cervecas are part of a series featuring cool graphic prints. The cool thing about the Cervecas is that whether your having a cold one down at the beach, loitering in a car park or sipping cocktails in a bar, you’ll never have to go without another beer mat again, ever.
Kana Beach Slurp
Hailing from the rustic backwaters of Brittany, Kana Beach bring this irie men’s short sleeve top to the Surf Europe table. What are you waiting for… go ahead and get stuck in.
Make a statement this summer with this women’s Channel surf pack. Perfect for trips to the beach, the bag features a removable seam-sealed wetsuit bag, an insulated cooler pocket and a fleece lined sunglass pocket.
Insight Operator T-shirt
As creative as brands come, Insight are always looking to shake things up and the Operator is just another fine example. For more art, photos or to make your submission to Insight’s 300 Seconds short film competition, log on to their website.