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Since Mrs. Birdwell sewed the first pair of our Beach Britches back in 1961, we’ve been stoked to build one-of-a-kind board shorts and jackets for our customers. We still make every pair by hand in our Santa Ana factory, and we're proud to offer the same personalized service today — and getting yours is easier than ever. Create an all-American surf heirloom of your very own with more customization options than you'll find anywhere else.

Custom Shorts and Jackets
custom shorts and jackets

Pick your style, fit, fabric, liner – and every little detail you can imagine with our board shorts and jacket customizer, like you were right here at our factory. Just click the CUSTOMS button below to start designing your one-of-a-kind style. To order custom nylon totes, please call us directly at

Patches and Buttons

Add a personal touch to your board shorts, jacket, tote, towel, or hat with a patch from our collection of over 130 designs. Choose from our custom Birdwell originals, sailor tattoos, our always-popular state flags, or one of our limited editions. You can also choose your own buttons for a truly unique style. Just click the ADD PATCHES AND BUTTONS button on eligible product pages.

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Chain Stitch Monograms

Inspired by the handsome, hand-sewn monograms on classic surf jackets from the 60’s and 70’s, we scoured Los Angeles to find a practitioner of the dying art of the chain stitch. Now you can add your own hand-embroidered monogram to our Cotton CPO or Wool CPO or Wool Sportsman. Just click ADD CHAIN STITCH MONOGRAM on the product page and enter your initials.

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5 stars all the way!!! Now then I've never spent allot of $$$ on a pair of shorts, however, I will again and again if they are Birdwells. Custom fit, high end quality and my own Custom design. I luv em and you you will also!! Do it !! Worth every penny!!

- Sean P.
Englewood, CO

I ordered 2 pair of custom board shorts and both exceeded my expectations. I already knew that Birdwells were more comfortable and more durable than all the mass produced shorts out there, but getting a custom version that only I have made it even better to wear a pair. The customer service went above and beyond to ensure I got the design I imagined and the craftsmanship was amazing. I was also pleasantly surprised how fast they were made and delivered.

- Joseph S.
Fayetteville, NC

Birdwell SLAYS it once again! 5 stars for my customs. My family and I love all the Birdie products from the classic trunks to the jackets and beach bags. I can't wait for summer to hit the beaches and waves of Long Island, New York with my EPIC, custom board shorts created by me and made possible by the Birdwell team. Thanks again, Birdwell never lets me down!

- Michael V.
Brightwaters, NY

You get five stars from me. I love your board shorts. I rediscovered them a couple of years ago and they brought back good memories. I decided on custom boardies like the first ones I ever got from you. Great quality and great looks. Thanks.

- Robert W.
Virginia Beach, VA

These boardshorts are the best, they are extremely comfortable and I am always complemented when I wear them. I wear them all the time, great quality and hold up very well.

- Craig B.
Webster, NY

Mahalo to Alex, she helped me with my custom orders, it was a very easy process online. so far, I have 4 customs that "only I have"; I like the quality of the material, my oldest pair dates back to the mid 2000's. Living in Hawaii, I wear shorts everyday and these will hold up. 5 star rating.

- Cedric N.
Honolulu, HI
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