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Oscar Langburne | Welcome to the Family

If you are familiar with the pint-sized 15 year old from the Central Coast of Australia you will know he is extra big on style. From the icon board graphics to his fluidity and aesthetically beautiful yet modern approach to riding waves. Oscars act is pure surfing freedom and resonates a timeless quality. Setting him apart from the vast masses of contest hungry grommets around the globe. In the process reminding us all what's important in surfing, the simple thrill or riding waves and having fun. Welcome to the family buddy. We all can’t wait to share in this surfing journey with you.

A note from Oscar: “I was doing my first photo shoot for RVCA today and was finding it hard to do a moody portrait face, there is nothing depressing about joining RVCA. Am obviously really excited and humbled about joining such a cool company that encourages individuality! Thanks to everyone especially Nathan Webster & PM Tenore Looking forward to hanging out!" - Oscar Langburne



Matty Matheson | Welcome to the Family

"It is our honor that we announce Matty Matheson to our family of Advocates & Artists. The Balance of Opposites runs through everything RVCA does — deeply rooted in and passionate about the arts and active pursuits. From our Advocates to the Artist Network Program (ANP) we’re inspired by a culture of creativity. Our mission is to recognize and celebrate these Advocates through our platform. Welcome to the RVCA Family, Matty" - PM Tenore



Alex Matus | Shibuya Japan

November 2nd marked the opening reception of Personal Medicine, a solo exhibition by ANP Artist, Alex Matus . The show will continue to run until November 18th, at our flagship store in Shibuya, Tokyo.



Alex Knost | Long Commercial

Brown Microwave Television (Alex Knost surfboard shaping company) released a feature film, titled Long Commercial. Experience a 40 minute (heady) trip with Al through Baja. Video by Jimmy Jazz James


Alex Knost Bonzer | RVCA Surf

Alex Knost pays homage to The Campbell Bros and their revolutionary surfboard design, the Bonzer. The Bonzer was the first standardized tri-fin surfboard created in 1970 by Malcolm and Duncan Campbell. Over the past year, Knost's friendship with the Campbell Bro's has become a catalyst for several retrospective art exhibitions, exclusive clothing collections, and custom shaped boards. We are honored to commemorate the Campbell Brothers and their forward-thinking surfboard designs with this RVCA x Campbell Bros collection. View the full collection of trunks, tees & more here: RVCA X Campbell Brothers.


Smith Street Tattoo | Collection BBQ

RVCA is proud to present its inaugural clothing collection with the world-renowned Smith Street Tattoo Parlour. SSTP was founded in 2008 by ANP Artist, Bert Krak and Steve Boltz - located in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn NY. The SSTP crew is made up of legendary traditional American tattoo artists: Bert Krak, Steve Boltz, Eli Quinters, Frank William and Chris Howell. Smith Street Tattoo Parlour is regarded as one of the greatest tattoo parlours in the world -- fans will book months in advance and will travel thousands of miles to get injected with SSTP's authentic Brooklyn ink.

Our relationship with Smith Street began with Bert Krak and his friendship with RVCA founder, PM Tenore. Bert became a member of the Artist Network Program in 2013 and been considered family ever since. To celebrate the launch of the new Smith Street Tattoo Parlour collection, Bert and his team hosted the RVCA family at their parlour with a private backyard BBQ. Special thanks to Bert, Smith Street Artists and friends, and Traeger Grills for their support in this celebration. Photos by Andrea DoSouto.

Shop the Smith Street Tattoo Collection here.



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