“What he recorded is the surf scene exploding in a riot of Technicolor. California in the 1960s…held a mythical place in our imaginations as the land of endless sun, surf, and possibilities. LeRoy Grannis will go down as one of the men who helped create this mythos.”
—The Selvedge Yard contributing editor, Eli M. Getson
Read the whole story, with many more photos, at The Selvedge Yard; and buy Grannis’ book here.
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Now that you’re inspired to hit the beach, bust out the kiddy pool—or given the recent heat, just stand in front of the fridge wearing swim trunks—shop key swim trends, in long, medium and short inseams.
Stripes: Quiksilver | Insight | Hugo Boss
Prints: Toddland | Insight | Orlebar Brown + Nick Wooster
Solids: Quiksilver | Sundek | Marc by Marc Jacobs
[Surf photos ©LeRoy Grannis, via The Selvedge Yard.]