The Riz Journal - sustainable design process, style inspiration, surf life, and our mission: to turn ocean plastics into board shorts #bottlestoboardshorts.
28th November 2020 - Product
Small Businesses we Believe in
With the Christmas shopping season upon us, we've put together a list of some of the small businesses we believe in. We hope this helps you with ideas for who to support this giving season and beyond.
13th October 2019 - Environment
The Art of Travel
What is sustainable travel? With climate change and overtourism at its current zenith, we need to learn how to travel more sustainably and what this actually means. We want to open conversations, share stories and through celebrating the natural world, take the necessary steps in protecting what we love.
7th June 2019 - Environment
Film: You, the Ocean and ME
Together with the Marine Conservation Society we have created a short film pondering our love for the 'Blue' and our journey through design to help protect this space we call home.
11th May 2019 - Escape
Summer & the Sea: an interview with photographer Katie Rae
It's not often that we have women wear our swim shorts, let alone talented ocean photograhers we admire. Katie Rae is one such muse, with a minimalist eye and and sunshine soul
28th April 2019 - Collaborations
A Design Collaboration - Sun hats from Japan
Read the story about how and why we are turning our end-of-roll fabrics into beautiful sun hats from Japan.
24th March 2019 - Escape
A lookbook story of some of the latest collection shot on Mr Felippe Dal Piero in Costa Rica recently
24th February 2019 - Environment
London Beach Clean Series
With the weather improving our Thames foreshore cleans are starting. Join the movement.
8th February 2019 - Product
No More Plastic - Our New Recycled Paper Envelopes
It's been on our minds for a long while - how to package and preserve our shorts in transit or in storage more sustainably. The answer? It's fairly simple.
27th January 2019 - Product
You the Ocean and Me
Inspired by a piece of graffiti we once saw on a wall, ‘You, the Ocean and me’ has since become a charming phrase we often use. It is now embroidered into the fabric of every pair of Blue Capsule shorts. Click through to see how a few words have helped define a range
9th December 2018 - Environment
An interview with Lee Hankinson
As a marine ecologist, conservationist and gentleman of the sea, we can't think of anyone more suitable to wear our shorts daily. We're proud to introduce you to Mr. Lee Hankinson >
23rd November 2018 - Product
Fully Recycled and Recyclable Shorts: the Blue Capsule
In our quest to make the most beautiful and ocean friendly shorts in the world, we have created the 'Blue Capsule'. Read about how and why our love for Blue is refining the way we design.
10th November 2018 - Escape
Exploring Naoshima, Japan's Art Island
During my recent travels to Japan, it quickly became apparent that the biggest inspiration was how the architecture and use of space connected them to nature.