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The Riz Journal - sustainable design process, style inspiration, surf life, and our mission: to turn ocean plastics into board shorts #bottlestoboardshorts.

Small Businesses we Believe in

With the Christmas shopping season upon us, we've put together a list of some of the small businesses we believe in. We hope this helps you with ideas for who to support this giving season and beyond.

The Art of Travel

What is sustainable travel? With climate change and overtourism at its current zenith, we need to learn how to travel more sustainably and what this actually means. We want to open conversations, share stories and through celebrating the natural world, take the necessary steps in protecting what we love.

Film: You, the Ocean and ME

Together with the Marine Conservation Society we have created a short film pondering our love for the 'Blue' and our journey through design to help protect this space we call home.

Summer & the Sea: an interview with photographer Katie Rae

It's not often that we have women wear our swim shorts, let alone talented ocean photograhers we admire. Katie Rae is one such muse, with a minimalist eye and and sunshine soul

A Design Collaboration - Sun hats from Japan

Read the story about how and why we are turning our end-of-roll fabrics into beautiful sun hats from Japan.

Wake-up Wanderlust

A lookbook story of some of the latest collection shot on Mr Felippe Dal Piero in Costa Rica recently

London Beach Clean Series

With the weather improving our Thames foreshore cleans are starting. Join the movement.

No More Plastic - Our New Recycled Paper Envelopes

It's been on our minds for a long while - how to package and preserve our shorts in transit or in storage more sustainably. The answer? It's fairly simple.

You the Ocean and Me

Inspired by a piece of graffiti we once saw on a wall, ‘You, the Ocean and me’ has since become a charming phrase we often use. It is now embroidered into the fabric of every pair of Blue Capsule shorts. Click through to see how a few words have helped define a range

An interview with Lee Hankinson

As a marine ecologist, conservationist and gentleman of the sea, we can't think of anyone more suitable to wear our shorts daily. We're proud to introduce you to Mr. Lee Hankinson >

Fully Recycled and Recyclable Shorts: the Blue Capsule

In our quest to make the most beautiful and ocean friendly shorts in the world, we have created the 'Blue Capsule'. Read about how and why our love for Blue is refining the way we design.

Exploring Naoshima, Japan's Art Island

During my recent travels to Japan, it quickly became apparent that the biggest inspiration was how the architecture and use of space connected them to nature.

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