Category: Design

Surfers Finally Catch Wind of Wearable Tech

Beach apparel might not be the only thing you’ll regularly see surfers wearing this summer. If you don’t immediately connect electronics and water, continue reading. It will change your perspective and your entire surf experience—whether you’re a surfer or spectator. If you keep up with tech trends, you know that wearable tech is en vogue […]

The Surfers Who Shaped the History of the Board

Surfboard design has always been a very personal thing, which is why board-makers tend to be surfers themselves. As times changed, surfboards have evolved. As surfers tackled new ‘liquid terrain’, they needed their boards to trend along; and that required engineering as well as wave know-how. Ancient Hawaiian surfboards In ancient Hawaii, surfing was a […]

Evolution of the Bikini

The bikini was invented by a French designer named Louis Reard in 1946, modeled at the Piscine Molitor pool in Paris by showgirl Micheline Bernardi. The new apparel was named after a U.S. atomic test off the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific the week before. Since its inception into the minds of gasping G.I.s and […]

Africa Becomes Apparel-Producing Hub

Direct foreign investments grew in Africa to $56 billion in 2013, according to a 2014 report by the United Nations. A young generation of leaders  in South Africa are increasingly committed to growing their economies with textile and clothing-focused industries. Why? Because in recent years, a reduction in bureaucracy has made easier to set up […]

Philanthropy Through Fashion

Many modern day apparel companies are catching on that philanthropy and consumerism do not have to conflict. Like Margaritaville’s humanitarian efforts, there are other design and retail companies that also aim to aid those in need, like Philanthropy Fashion. Launching the nonprofit Philanthropy Ministries, the company was able to initiate a spiritual means of giving […]

Frontgate Catalog Features Margaritaville Apparel Inspiration and Design

Margaritaville is the truly original and authentic expression of a lifestyle brand. Whether you’re a hardcore Parrot Head or simply enjoy being in the state of mind, Margaritaville keeps the sun, palm trees and ocean breeze in your life regardless of where you are. With Margaritaville Apparel, we genuinely care to explore new ways of […]

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