The sublime imagery of Leroy Grannis inspires a stylish outing with a handful of local teens.
ON HER (left): L’Space strappy back halter, $68, and “The Lydia” bottom, $68; both at Diane’s Beachwear in Manhattan Beach. Odina surfer short, $65; Nikau Kai in Manhattan Beach. Greenlines “Eco Dobby Stretch Basque” shorts, $68: Nikau Kai in Manhattan Beach. ON HER (right): Billabong “Real Time” top, $64, and “Vintage” bottom, $56; both at Beehive in Manhattan Beach. ON HIM (right): Quiksilver “The Scallop” shorts, $90; Wrights in Manhattan Beach.
ON HER (bike): Body Glove “Smoothies Tri” bikini top, $32, and “Smoothies Surf Rider” bottom, $41; both at Diane’s in Manhattan Beach. ON HER (middle): Wild Fox “Fruit Punch” top, $98, and bottom, $70; both at Diane’s Beachwear. ON HIM (middle): Paper Backs “St. Barts” board short, $90; Wrights in Manhattan Beach. Ripcurl “Balki” shirt, $49.50; Nikau Kai in Manhattan Beach. ON HIM (right): Greenlines “Bonfire” board short, $68; Nikau Kai. Dusters California “Bird Timber” skateboard, $135; ET Surf in Hermosa Beach.
ON HER (front): Maison Scotch “Hawaii” top, $116, and “Charlie” short, $66; both at Beehive in Manhattan Beach. Odina “Boho Surf” top, $78; Nikau Kai in Manhattan Beach. Dusters California “Endless Summer” skateboard, $130; ET Surf in Hermosa.ON HER (back): Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word “Retro Skater Girl” tank top, $22.95; Wicked+ in Hermosa Beach. Billabong “Hearted Side Tie” shorts, $49.50; ET Surf. Dusters California “Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word” skateboard, $139.95; ET Surf and Wicked+.
ON HER (left): Odina “Boho Surf” top, $78; Nikau Kai. Striped short, $13.50; Forever 21 at South Bay Galleria in Redondo. Roxy “Seaside” hat, $26; Spyder Surf in Hermosa. ON HIM (top): Vissla crew, $34.95, and “Rights Hybrid” short, $54.95; both at Nikau Kai. ON HER (right): Ace & Jig “Roadside Baja” top, $260; Wright’s. Odina “Boho Surf” bottom, $78; Nikau Kai. Sunnyside ukelele, $28; Beehive. ON HIM (center): Vissla “Edison” trunks, $60, and “Skipper” jacket, $264; both at Wright’s. Billabong westsuit vest (far left), $69.95; ET Surf.
In Manhattan Beach, the SKECHERS sign that graces the company’s first offices near the Pier is as recognizable as neighborhood staples like The Kettle and Beckers Bakery. Nearly two decades after Michael Greenberg, his father and brothers launched a shoe business from their summer home on The Strand, he discusses the commitment, community and enduring family spirit that guided SKECHERS to become an internationally successful brand born in the South Bay.