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

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.

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.