PURPOSE-BUILT APPAREL

Our Story

In 1961 Carrie Birdwell Mann transformed her small southern California home into a sewing room and store, launching Birdwell Beach Britches. It was one of the first businesses specializing in surf wear, making her living room one of the first surf shops. Her first employees...

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Lifetime product guarantee

We proudly back all Birdwell products by a lifetime guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship with a policy of repair or replacement.

Made from ultra-durable surfnyl

70-denier, 2-ply nylon material developed by Birdwell and field tested in the sun and surf for over 55 years, SurfNyl is ultra-durable and naturally water repellant.

Handmade in the USA

Expert craftsmen have been hand cutting and sewing every product we make since 1961. Quality is our Gimmick isn’t just our slogan, it’s a commitment we honor with every stitch we sew.

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