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SPOTLIGHT ON MOLLUSK August 02 2016

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!


DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY SOCKS July 13 2016

Filled Optical socks

Service is fully stocked with Swedish brand Happy Socks and they are pure joy for your feet.

Check out a few of the styles that we have below but also be sure to stop in to see the rest of our collection as well as sock gift boxes and Happy Socks boxer briefs. 

Dot / Big Dot / Red-Blue Star

 

Hello / Optic / Filled Optic

 

Shroom socks

 

BBC Astronaut / Lily / Thin Stripe

 

Filled Optic / Eternity / Dot

 

Eternity socks

 

Dot / Optic / Triangle

 

Shrooms / Eternity / Punk Love

 

Dot socks

 

Check out the above Happy Socks in store now.


INTRODUCING: CAPTAIN FIN July 08 2016

Service is proud to introduce California-based Captain Fin, a surfboard fin manufacturing brand humbly started in lifelong surfer's Mitch Abshere's garage in 2006. They are known for being one of the first companies to put artwork on high-performance surfboard fins and very quickly gained a good reputation in the surf industry.

Abshere opened a retail shop in 2009 that sold vintage clothing as well as their own fins and quickly branched out to making apparel inspired by vintage beachwear and always featuring Captain Fin's trademark anchor image. Their company slogan is simply "Back to the Beach." 

Captain Fin is now a global fan favorite and even sponsors a surf team including surfers Alex Knost and Dane Reynolds amongst others. 

 

OG Anchor 6 Panel Hat, heather grey

 

Sanders Horizontal Stripe Tee, heather blue

 

"Straight Up" Horizontal Stripe Golf, natural 

 

Super Chino Shorts, camel

 

Cam "Oh Yeah" Boardshort, 19", olive - quick dry

 

Time Warp Boardshort, 19," grey/yellow - quick dry

 

 Shop all Captain Fin at our brick & mortar only.  

 


NEW ARRIVALS: THE POSTER LIST GRAPHIC TEES July 06 2016

The Poster List tees have arrived for Summer! As always, they are Made in the USA, have an extra soft hand-feel, and are inspired by all things that we love, including typography, graphic design, and tacos.

Here they are photographed in their natural habitat.

Taco Tuesday Tee, heather grey

 

Pool Party Tee, white

 

 Red & Blue Stripe Pocket Tee, white

 

Blue Triangles Tee, heather grey

 

Shop The Poster List tees in store now.

 

 


WHAT ARE YOU WEARING THIS 4TH? June 28 2016

We rounded up a few of our favorite red, white, and blue items for America's big birthday. Have fun and stay safe celebrating the 4th.

From L. to R. clockwise:

1. ambsn. 18" U.S. Flag Boardshorts. red/white/blue. $58.

2. RVCA. S/S Slim Fit. vintage white. $68.

3. Happy Socks. Dot Stripe. blue/red/white. $12.

4. Havaianas. Flip Flops. red. $18.

5. Service. Have-A-Hank Bandana. MADE IN USA. white. $6.

 

1. ambsn. "F Yeah" Reverse Image Tee. MADE IN USA. bone. $35.

2. Happy Socks. Filled Optic Boxes Sock. navy/red/white. $12.

3. Deus Ex Machina. Rugby Swim 15" Short. blue fade. $78.

4. Service. Have-A-Hank Bandana. MADE IN USA. red. $6.

5. Havaianas/Style West. Americana Flip Flops. navy/red/white. $25.

 

1. Havaianas/Style West. Americana Flip Flops. white/navy/red. $25.

2. RVCA. Sure Thing Stripe Golf. vintage white. $45.

3. Happy Socks. Stars & Stripes. blue/red/white. $12.

4. ambsn. "F Yeah Burger" Trucker Hat. navy. $35.

5. Service. Have-A-Hank Bandana. MADE IN USA. navy. $6.

6. Banks. Splice Boardshorts. dirty denim/red. $68.

 

Shop all above items in store now.

 

 


NEW ARRIVALS: JUNGMAVEN June 21 2016

Happy Summer, ya'll! Service Menswear is fully stocked with Jungmaven striped tanks and tees to usher in the heat.
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Jungmaven founder Robert Jungmann has been working with hemp textiles and natural dyes since 1993. All the knits are dyed with indigo, black tea, coffee, and turmeric.
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Jungmaven's vision is to get everyone in a Hemp T-Shirt by 2020. Why? The more farming of industrial hemp the better for the environment. Hemp cleans oxygen, water and nourishes the land. Hemp uses very little to no pesticides or insecticides and needs a fraction of the water that cotton takes to grow. 
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The knits are a hemp/organic cotton blend, giving them a soft hand feel and good structure. They are also Made in the USA, which we love.
 
Yarn Dyed Stripe Tank, new blue 
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Yarn Dyed Stripe Tank, red/blue
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Yarn Dyed Double Stripe Pocket Tee, new blue
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Yarn Dyed Double Stripe Pocket Tee, new blue - tag detail
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Yarn Dyed Stripe Pocket Tee, red/blue
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Yarn Dyed Stripe Pocket Tee, new blue
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Shop all Jungmaven in store now. 

DAY X NIGHT FOR SXSW March 16 2016

SXSW is upon us once again and Service is stocked with all your day to night looks and everything in between. Here are some of our picks for you as you navigate your way across town eating tacos, drinking beers, taking in our beautiful city, and seeing all your favorite bands.
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DAY (above)
Clockwise from left:
1. Obey Slim New Threat Twill short, bone brown ($58)
2. Service Bandana, white ($6)
3. Service 6-Panel Cap, grey ($18)
4. Obey It's Never Just Rock N Roll, dark denim ($36)
5. Ray Ban Classic Way, black ($200)
6. Vans Classic Slip-On Checkerboard, citadel/white ($55)
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NIGHT
Clockwise from left:
1. Obey New Threat Twill Pant, off white ($68)
2. Obey Arden Slim Fit Woven s/s, blue multi ($68)
3. Obey Alliance Pocket Tee, black multi ($40)
4. Service 6-Panel cap, olive ($18)
5. Vans Era 59, black ($60)
6. Etiquette Ball Point Mercerized Socks, grey ($25)
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Shop above SXSW looks in our brick and mortar. Have fun and be safe, ya'll!

STRIPES June 27 2012

The bold stripes on old awnings, beach umbrellas, or vintage lawn furniture are one of the Summer patterns that visually define the season. The bolder and brighter, the better!  Service is currently stocking a great collection of Summer nautical stripes in tees, tanks, and swim trunks.  


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Suite A160
Austin, TX 78704

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10:30am-8pm
Sunday
11am-6pm

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Email: info@servicemenswear.com

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