Quiksilver's Solar Power T-Shirt has no photovoltaic properties whatsoever; it just looks cool ($25; quiksilver.com). Which is the same reason we like the Richard Flannel by Paul Frank ($68; paulfrank.com). 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; ray-ban.com) 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; missionplayground.com).
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