KANVAS BY KATIN: WHEN SURF TRUNKS LITERALLY STOOD UP FOR THEMSELVES

Kanvas by Katin was mainland America’s first go-to surf trunk brand. The store, located in Surfside, California, opened in 1956 and was owned and operated by Nancy Katin and her husband, Walter. They began making trunks in 1959—heavy-duty, rip-proof trunks that, when new, could stand upright on the floor after you took them off. “They…