Men’s 2011 Fall/Holiday Style Guide: Quiksilver

QUIKSILVER

Matt Andersen, Senior Vice President Quiksilver Design

What’s new in denim?

Our denim assortment will feature new athlete designed signature styles from Alex Olson, Reese Forbes, and Danny Garcia. Focused on great fits! Fits learned from working with the best surfers, skaters, and snowboarders: skinny, slim straight, slim tapered, straight, regular, and relaxed. Utilized great stretch fabrications for performance and comfort. Fabrics range from premium indigo selvedge to opening price performance denim. Range of washes from dark to light indigo, along with black and grey. Dark wash are trending.

What’s new in pants?

New Dane Reynolds signature chino in stretch twill, slim tapered fit. Designed to Danes specs, this is the pant Dane loves. Focused on great fits in pants! Utilized great stretch fabrications for performance and comfort.

What is your story for jackets this season?

We offer a range of weights and a variety of fabrics for Fall. Military influence continues to be a strong trend in jackets along with nylon outdoor/heritage looks.

What are some of the highlights for Fall?

Dane Reynolds designed QS product: we worked with Dane to re-design a few favorites from his closet. They are timeless, not over designed, with a great washed down look and feel. Fleece hood, wovens, flannel, jacket, tees, backpack & hat.

Quiksilver Foundation collection to benefit Sin Represas: The goal of Sin Represas is to protect the Chilean Patagonia and stop energy companies from building massive hydroelectric dams. We collaborated with Quiksilver athlete and Chilean surfing legend Ramon Navarro on the collection. The collection features original artwork with iconic Chilean elements on a boardshort, tee shirt, hat, and fleece hoodie.

Core collection, available at core surf shops only: Simon Anderson collection and collaboration with the shaping innovator to celebrate 30 years of the thruster. The collection features a retro style boardshort, photo tees, and a classic 3 fin logo hat.