The Riz Journal - sustainable design process, style inspiration, surf life, and our mission: to turn ocean plastics into board shorts #bottlestoboardshorts.
28th July 2018 - Style
The Shape of Things to Come
Combining organic shapes, with modern engineering and traditional craft, magical things can happen with bamboo. With simplicity and sustainability at it's design core, welcome to the architecture of Ibuku.
14th April 2018 - Style
It's Time for a Fashion Revolution
Fashion Revolution Week is upon us, April 23-29 2018; and we're truly excited to see how this movent is growing. Read about why it is so important and how you can help create change by asking #whomademyclothes.
14th February 2018 - Style
The Long and the Short of it: Selecting the Right Length Shorts for You
For many gentlemen, how long their shorts should be is a common conundrum. If youâ€™re sometimes unsure about which shorts would suit you best, then allow us to shine a little light on the subject.
3rd January 2018 - Style
Lanzarote and the Architecture of CÃ©sar Manrique
Lanzarote: the volcanic setting for our latest photo trip, and an island with a remarkable architectural aesthetic. We explore the legacy of artist and architect CÃ©sar Manrique.
2nd December 2017 - Style
Small gifts that give back
Giving a gift at Christmas is a great opportunity to both do some good, and spread some good. With that in mind weâ€™ve selected a few simple products (that arenâ€™t our own shorts) that we think make great ocean-friendly Christmas gifts.
17th March 2017 - Style
So in Blue with You
The colour blue is as old as the sea and the sky itself, and yet also relatively young. Find out more about our favourite colour - it's rarity, royal links and role in classic prints.
1st February 2017 - Style
The Sun and Your Skin
We love to feel the sunâ€™s warming rays on our skin, but despite the many benefits of sunshine there is also a delicate balance that needs to be struck. Find out how to keep your skin healthy in the sun, whatever the season, with these skincare tips for men from expert Sarah Carr.
26th October 2016 - Style
The Pole House, Australia
Australia does beach houses very well indeed, and one of the most iconic is The Pole House - an incredible and unique property perched 40 metres above the beach at Fairhaven on the Great Ocean Road.
23rd September 2016 - Style
Photography - A thousand kisses deep
Shot off the coast of the romote island of Niue in the middle of the South Pacific, these stunning images evoke the silence and the grandeur of the ocean. A beauty missed by words, vunerable yet so free. Captured by Ian and Erick Regnard using large format polaroids, the waters were so clear that visabilty was between 60-100 metres. The resulting photographs are just timeless.
17th September 2016 - Style
Design: The Other Ocean Plastics
We are on a mission to turn the discarded plastic drinks bottles that litter our oceans and beaches into beautiful swimshorts. But, what about the rest of the plastic that washes up on our shores? Thankfully, others are also addressing the issue of ocean plastics and are finding ways to turn that colourful plastic waste into beautiful items.
11th May 2016 - Style
The Enduring Class of J Class Yachts
What gentleman doesnâ€™t spend his winter daydreaming of spending the coming summer aboard a classic yacht, stood at the wheel with the wind on your face? And, if you were asked to describe that yacht, the chances are that you would end up describing the classic lines of a J Class yacht.
27th April 2016 - Style
The Mermaid's Mystical Allure
The mermaid is a mythical aquatic creature that has captivated mankindâ€™s imagination and appeared in our folklore in various forms for thousands of years. We look at why these beautiful and fragile symbols of our seas have endured for so long.