THE HOTTEST HUNDRED YARDS

THE EIGHTIES AT ECHO BEACH   
Book Launch Party

quiksilverechobeachthehottesthundredyardsjamiebrisickbooklaunchparty

Julie Gilhart, Jamie Brisick, Chris Gentile

Wednesday, June 1st Quiksilver and Partners and Spade celebrated Jamie Brisick and Mike Moir’s surf retrospective The Eighties at Echo Beach  with the Hottest Hundred Yards book launch party and photo exhibit  in downtown Manhattan. 500 guests attended the store front for an evening filled with everything representative of the radical era of surf in the 80’s that was Echo Beach.

From the custom 80’s boardshorts and tees to the vintage surfboards, wax and fins complete with Pacifico Beer in attendees hands the event paid homage to an important time in surfing history. 100 of the evening’s guests received an early-release copy of the book, signed by Brisick. Guests included designer Cynthia Rowley, surfers Herbie and Christian Fletcher, shaper Shawn Stussy, and many more.

The exhibition will be open to the public starting June 1, Saturdays 12-7 and Sundays 12-6, or by appointment at 40 Great Jones Street, New York City.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s