The Windansea Surf Club x Temple Authentic Jacket & Collaboration
Temple Authentic, a California-based handcrafted denim and workwear company hailing from the heart of San Diego, collaborated with the legendary Windansea Surf Club – an iconic and prestigious part of our coastal culture and community, to create a limited edition line of apparel, inspired by the original club jackets from the 1950's but with a workwear twist. The Windansea Surf Club jacket was a limited edition piece and only a few were made. We also re-designed the original club logo and made some rad shirts and corduroy hats.
The Story Behind the Collaboration:
At Temple Authentic, we pride ourselves on crafting tough pieces that represent old Americana that stand the test of time, reflecting the spirit of adventure and the rugged charm of California's coastal lifestyle. The Windansea Surf Club, a true emblem of this culture, has a history that stretches back to the 1950's, making it one of the oldest and most respected surf clubs in the world. Forging a collaboration between two entities that share the same passion and appreciation for their roots was a natural and exciting decision.
The Fusion of Craftsmanship and Surf Heritage:
The project consisted of a Limited Edition canvas Jacket that encapsulates the essence of both Temple Authentic and the Windansea Surf Club. Meticulously handcrafted in our San Diego atelier, this jacket embodies the spirit of California's coastline and the vibrant surf scene that has thrived for decades.
Drawing inspiration from the classic surf culture and vintage aesthetics, the Limited Edition Jacket reflects the coastal vibes and laid-back elegance that have made Windansea Surf Club a symbol of surf heritage. The jacket's design features subtle yet striking embroidery with a total of almost 100,000 stitches on the front and back, inspired by the club's iconic logo and the timeless beauty of breaking waves.
Quality Meets Comfort:
Temple Authentic's commitment to superior craftsmanship is evident in every stitch of this jacket. Each piece is crafted with premium-grade canvas sourced sustainably, ensuring that it will weather the wildest adventures while becoming more comfortable and personal over time.
As a homage to the exclusivity of Windansea Surf Club membership, the Limited Edition Jacket was available in a restricted quantity. We wanted each jacket to be a treasured memento for those who secured one, a symbol of their connection to the rich heritage of California surf culture.
The Bond Between Temple Authentic and Windansea Surf Club:
This collaboration was more than just creating a striking piece of clothing; it represents the deep-rooted connection between Temple Authentic and the Windansea Surf Club to the same land, the same ocean, and the same free spirit that defines our culture. We are honored to have had the opportunity to blend our craftsmanship with the history and camaraderie of this illustrious surf club.
In conclusion, the unique collaboration with the Windansea Surf Club was a celebration of our shared heritage, a salute our iconic surf culture, and a testament to the power of artistry and passion. To those who recieved the jacket, we hope this piece becomes a badge of honor on your journey, symbolizing the unity of craftsmanship and surf culture that defines Windansea and the surf culture around the globe.