The Aquaphile

Nov 9, 2007
Outside Magazine
2007 Gift Guide

Quiksilver's Solar Power T-Shirt has no photovoltaic properties whatsoever; it just looks cool ($25; Which is the same reason we like the Richard Flannel by Paul Frank ($68; Quiksilver's Limited Collection Blue Beat Shorts ($95), on the other hand, are a touch more sophisticated than your average boardshorts. And Ray-Ban's Aviators ($99; will never go out of style. Mission Playground usually just makes surf-inspired apparel, but they enlisted veteran shaper Ned McMahon to design the Confish. It's a versatile fish (a shortboard with a split tail that's fun even in sloppy surf) made with Biofoam, which contains nearly 50 percent agricultural products ($650;

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