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More Kanvas by Katin

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of Sagas of Shred, where we feature a different vintage surf ad every Thursday. Today we’ve got another ad from the good folks at Katin, who ran some memorable campaigns over the years. Katin is one of the many heritage brands making a modern comeback, and…

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Trunks Talk: Kanvas by Katin

Greetings, Shredderz! For today’s Sagas of Shred entry we’ve got another classic ad from the folks over at Katin. The venerable got its start making canvas boat covers in 1954 before switching to produce boardshorts as surfing exploded in popularity throughout Southern California. Katin has run memorable ads over the years, especially those…

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Kanvas by Katin Ad: Sagas of Shred

Pop quiz, Shredderz: how many years have you been stylin’? If you’re Katin, the venerable Southern California surf trunks brand, the answer is nearly six decades! The vintage Kanvas for Katin ad you see here was featured in an issue of Surfer Magazine during — yup, you guessed it — the Eighties. You know,…

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