John McCambridge at the shop

Artist and surfer John McCambridge and artist Johanna St. Clair opened Mollusk in 2005, with some help from their artist and surfer friends, in the then sleepy area of Ocean Beach in San Francisco. They started by selling t-shirts and hand shaped surfboards and eventually grew into a full apparel and surfboard operation. They eventually opened retail spaces in Venice and Silver Lake and continue to make it a priority to produce their goods in the USA, which we love.

Johanna St. Clair and Nina

On any given day they have events at their shop from art installations/openings to slide shows to music performances because John believes that it's important to have a communal environment, much like the surf shops that he grew up going to. Joanna creates a lot of the graphics that you find on their tees and Nina, their 9 year old daughter, can sometimes be found folding shirts at their Ocean location for $10 an hr. It's a family affair and a community space as much as it is a retail space, and keeping things fun is a big part of Mollusk's success as a brand. 

Check out the new arrivals that we have in store now including the tees and chinos pictured below.


Flying Fish tee


Oaxaca tee


 Olde Whale tee


Olde Whale tee - detail


 Hemp Pocket tee - light indigo


Hemp Pocket tee - light indigo detail


Hemp Pocket tee - trinity green


Striped Pocket tee - forest green


Chinos - dull khaki / graphite 


Check out some more of Johanna St. Clair's art here.

Shop above Mollusk items in our store now!

Brick & Mortar

1400 South Congress Ave.
Suite A160
Austin, TX 78704

Store Hours

Monday - Thursday
Friday - Saturday

Contact Us

Phone: 512-447-7600

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