Posted on September 18, 2014

New York native Jon Contino is widely known for his unique style which combines old & new world aesthetics into a modern, minimalist style imitated all over the world. His work reveals the influences of historical New York, contemporary street art, and the lost art of hand lettering. Through these images, his story is told as a designer and a consultant for brands ranging from the smallest boutique start-ups to the largest international corporations.

When designing, Jon is proud to say that he got to "push the boundaries a little bit and get rowdy". With the collection, Jon brings some new life to an old subject...America. He rediscovers the attitude of our forefathers without shame or regret. All said, we are proud to present you with the Matix x Contino collection


Matix Clothing presents "Who Is Jon Contino" from Matix Clothing on Vimeo.

Posted on September 16, 2014

This week, 686 is taking over the Transworld website. From Forest Bailey’s Cosmic  Collection to Cam’s obsession with the Moniker, check the madness here


Posted on September 10, 2014

Have you heard?

Marc Newson




Jony Ive


According to Vanity Fair world renowned design icon, Marc Newson and Apple design chief, Jony Ive  have teamed up at Apple.   “Marc is without question one of the most influential designers of this generation. He is extraordinarily talented. We are particularly excited to formalize our collaboration as we enjoy working together so much and have found our partnership so effective.”

Posted on September 8, 2014

From the dirty streets of downtown, to the skateparks of suburban neighborhoods and straight into the salty ocean-Matix Denim is built with durability and quality to with stand the day to day use of what you are going to put your jeans through. JJ Wessels puts my favorite pant, the Gripper Indigold to the test after forgetting his favorite pair of board shorts at home and paddles out for a session at Old Mans.


Check out the Gripper Indigold, guaranteed for life


And check out JJ

Matix Clothing presents JJ Wessels in No Shoes, No Trunks, No Problem……. from Matix Clothing on Vimeo.


Posted on September 6, 2014

It may be in the mid 80’s here in LA, but winter is always on our minds here at 686 Our friends at Snowboarder dropped latest edit called Reel Talk, to get everyone ready for the season. The 686 am squad (Riley, Austin, John, Tarbell) was full in effect. Here’s a little teaser of what it takes to get the right shot


Hand made by precision making instruments


The run-up


On it


Oh hell yeah


686 presents Reel Talk from Snowboarder Magazine on Vimeo.



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