#KatinVault: Nancy Katin and Boys at 1979 British World Championship

#KatinVault: Nancy Katin and Boys at 1979 British World Championship
This week's throwback Katin Vault discovery travels a bit farther than sunset beach. This shot is of Nancy Katin with some of the boys, competing pro surfers at the 1979 British World Championship.
Nancy loved surfers of all ages, shapes and sizes and even acted as a second mother to most. 
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New American-Made Accessories Have Arrived!

New American-Made Accessories Have Arrived!
New gear has landed in the Katin Accessories collection! Paying tribute to our great country and all of its carefully constructed, hand-crafted, American-made product, we sought out Los Angeles leather manufacturing company, Los Angeles Leather Craft, to create top-of-the-line leather goods and accessories just for you.  
This fall season, bring high-quality durability and timeless style to your look with our line of leather and woven belts, and the exclusive leather Katin keychains. 
Buffalo Leather Belts
Offered in both a rustic brown and bold black color way, the Katin Buffalo Leather Belts are carefully constructed for the stylish explorer looking to make a durably dapper first impression. These belts are handcrafted from genuine buffalo leather right here in Los Angeles. 
Woven Belts
Offered in three different colors, khaki, olive and black, the Katin Woven Belts are are handcrafted with genuine cow hide leather tabs right here in Los Angeles and available to adventures across the country. 
Buffalo Leather Keychains
The Katin Buffalo Leather Keychain is carefully constructed for the explorer seeking for both style and durable functionality. These U.S-made leather keychains are hand-stitched from genuine buffalo leather right here in Los Angeles.
Shop all of these U.S.-made accessories now at katinusa.com HERE.
Read more about Los Angeles Leather Craft and their one-of-a-kind products below.

Manufacturing leather accessories for your favorite brands since 2010, Los Angeles Leathercraft is a full service leathercraft studio. LAL specializes in manufacturing high volume, private label, leather accessories and offers a complete product development service from raw material sourcing & sampling to production & quality management. In addition to producing finished goods, we offer services such as custom cutting & logo dies, leather splitting & skiving, die clicking, pattern making and prototyping. Our craftsmen, each with over 30 years of experience, hand craft all our products in our Bell Gardens, CA factory.

We are advocates for our local apparel & accessories manufacturing industries as well as all related services. In addition, we are proud of our efforts in sourcing raw materials within North America, USA & local when possible.

Please contact us for quotes or to schedule an appointment.

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WEB FEATURE: Tooth Pick Long Sleeve Graphic Tee

WEB FEATURE: Tooth Pick Long Sleeve Graphic Tee

This week's online web feature is the brand new Toothpick Graphic Tee. The Toothpick, an iconic Katin graphic, is now available on a knit long sleeve tee for the Katin Fall '16 collection. This long sleeve knit has been custom dyed and carefully constructed right here in Los Angeles. 

  • 100% cotton 20 single
  • Custom dyed
  • Vintage wash 
  • Certified organic cotton
  • Made in the USA
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Falling for Flannels

Falling for Flannels
Fresh new Fall '16 flannels have hit the Katin web store. Katin offers brand new styles this season, from woven stripe patterns to bold, solid shades.  


Shop the new Katin flannel collection and receive FREE SHIPPING on all U.S. orders, now HERE.  

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#KatinVault: Z-Boys Skate Legend Stacy Peralta in Katin

#KatinVault: Z-Boys Skate Legend Stacy Peralta in Katin
This week's Katin Vault discovery comes from Dogtown, featuring legendary "Z-Boys" pro skateboarder Stacy Peralta.

The photo above shows Stacy shredding an empty pool, one of many they skated throughout Venice and beyond, in his Katin cords.


The vintage photo below shows Stacy in those same Katin shorts, along with his fellow teammate, also rocking the same Katin shorts.


Stacy, along with many kids in the 70s sported Katin on both land and sea and have shaped the beachside culture for decades to come. 
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Katin Fall/Holiday '16 Look Book Video

Katin Fall/Holiday '16 Look Book Video

Katin Fall/Holiday '16 Look Book - Big Sur from Katin USA on Vimeo.

Creative Direction: Jason Rodriguez (@jasonwrodriguez)

 Video by: Clyde Bessey (@clyde_be)

Answering California’s unrelenting call to adventure, the Katin crew hopped in their 1984 VW Vanagon and traversed up the coast to Big Sur to explore where the forest meets the sea for the Fall/Holiday ’16 collection.

Capturing Big Sur’s rich landscapes, from the red wood trees to the rocky shores, Katin’s Fall/Holiday ’16 line combines sophisticated patterns with intricate designs, from oceanic brain coral and sea kelp motifs to classic rose flower graphics and texturized trims. Katin’s Fall/Holiday ’16 collection also offers a darker seasonal palette, brilliantly blending bold shades of midnight navy, black wash and gravel with rare hues of temple red, blue green and iron oxide.

Follow Katin on their exploration through Big Sur and beyond in this latest Fall/Holiday '16 look book video.

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WEB FEATURE: Channels Knit Tee

WEB FEATURE: Channels Knit Tee
This week's web feature comes straight from our newly released Fall '16 collection, the Channels Knit Pocket Tee. 
 
Constructed with neutral and earth-tone shades, the Channels Tee 

 is a fall, vintage-looking season staple. Strategically sewn for both comfort and style, the Channels Knit Tee dons iconic, bold stripes and a classic left chest pocket.

20 single loose knit tee, 100% cotton

Allover stripe print with ribbed collar

 

Shop this rad Fall '16 Channels Tee, available online now HERE

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FREE SHIPPING EXTENDED

FREE SHIPPING EXTENDED
Even more new Katin Fall '16 pieces have landed in the web store! Wherever your adventure takes you, we've got you covered. 

Shop brand new knits, jackets, graphic tees and more, all available now at www.katinusa.com 

To welcome the official fall season, we have extended our FREE SHIPPING offer on all U.S. orders.

Shop the Katin web store now and receive your FREE SHIPPING now! 
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Katin S/S '17 at Surf Expo This Week

Katin S/S '17 at Surf Expo This Week

Katin is excited to debut the Spring/Summer ’17 collection at the upcoming Surf Expo trade show on September 8-10, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. 

 

Born by the beach and raised along the California coast, Katin proudly embodies the life of a true explorer. With this adventure concept, the Katin crew headed to Catalina Island to embrace the island lifestyle, and capture its natural-born beauty for the Spring/Summer ’17 collection. 

If you are cruising by the show, be sure to stop by Katin's booth, 1822,  to peep the new collections and to hang with Katin team. 

To schedule an appointment at the show with Katin, email shop@katinusa.com

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