Last updated on April 12th, 2023 at 02:35 PM
Born in 1969, Quiksilver introduced the world to the first functional and technical boardshorts specifically designed for surfing.
The brand’s Original Boardshort was the first boardshort to blend performance and style, representing the raw, progressive energy of surfing. Empowering young surfers while connecting anyone with a shared sense of style,
Quiksilver’s boardshorts became a worldwide icon on beaches and beyond. Authenticity, innovation and a rich heritage spanning over 50 years in boardshort craftsmanship have established Quiksilver as the Original Boardshort Company.
This year, Quiksilver brings back one of its most iconic boardshorts with the Original Scallop and the Highlite Scallop. Quiksilver was the first to introduce the scallop hem, first created in 1971, allowing greater movement while surfing and effectively merging function and style to become a timeless, iconic boardshort.
The Scallop cut follows a surfer’s body lines and movement, greatly increasing flexibility and allowing for better mobility while surfing due to the unique panel overlay and swoop cut.
Quiksilver’s Original Scallop is composed of a four-way stretch fabric made from a blend of organic cotton and recycled plastic, resulting in a durable and functional fabric with a timeless look and exceptional hand feel.
Quiksilver’s Highlite Scallop is designed with performance in mind, featuring engineered micro-perforated sections to reduce weight while enhancing stretch, comfort and breathability.
Both boardshorts are finished with an eco-quick-dry treatment, providing a durable and planet-friendly solution. The Original Scallop and the Highlite Scallop are available via quiksilver.com