In 1969, two Torquay locals, Alan Green and John Law turned to making boardshorts in their home garage based on what they saw as a market opportunity. Authenticity, innovation, pride, confidence and a belief in limitless potential have been the foundations of Quiksilver becoming the largest and most prestigious company in the action outdoor sports industry. Learn more about Quiksilver HK below.

What brand does Quiksilver own? | Where does Quiksilver make their clothes? | What does Quicksilver mean? | Is Quiksilver still in business?


What You Need to Know About Quiksilver Hong Kong

The Quiksilver logo, a cresting wave and snow-capped mountain have become a marque of excellence. Since 1969, Quiksilver has maintained its commitment to quality and performance, and taken this message around the world. Born on the beach, Quiksilver’s core concept of fashion with function has now been embraced by all who enjoy active outdoor lifestyles. The cresting wave and snow-capped mountain logo symbolize excellence and authenticity. The logo was inspired by a famous Japanese woodcut depicting a typhoon wave and Mt Fuji.

Quiksilver Today

Boardriders, Inc is the world’s leading outdoor sports lifestyle company, designing, producing and distributing a diversified mix of branded apparel, winter sports and golf equipment, footwear, accessories and related products.

The Company’s apparel and footwear brands represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people that connect with its boardriding culture and heritage, while its winter sports and golf brands symbolize a long-standing commitment to technical expertise and competitive success on the mountains and on the links.

On top of sponsoring some of the world’s top outdoor sports athletes, the company also organizes and sponsors numerous contests and events, ranging from premiere international events to small community-based efforts that its riders and dealers may be involved with. Quiksilver has become far more than just a fashion apparel company. It is a company with deep roots in the history of demanding outdoor sports lifestyle.

Must-have Quiksilver Apparel for Travelling

Because of Quiksilver’s reputation for creating the best outdoor lifestyle items, Quiksilver appeals not only to surfers and skateboarders but also to travellers and backpackers all over the world. So if you are looking for items for your next adventure abroad, then here are must-haves from Quiksilver that would definitely make your trip exciting!

Quiksilver Arch Rucksack Backpack

First thing’s first, you’ve got to have a backpack to house all the things that you need for your trip. Quiksilver’s Rucksack Backpack does the job really well with its zipped, laptop-sized compartment and padded shoulder straps for comfort.

Quiksilver Original Scallop 15” Boardshorts

Definitely a backpacking essential; boardshorts are a must-have, especially if you are travelling to tropical countries with gorgeous beaches. This board short is an original design from the 1960s with double snaps and Velcro fly.

Quiksilver Sunglasses

Aside from bags and boardshorts, Quiksilver also has sunglasses that you can take anywhere with you. There are several designs to choose from, so take your pick!

Quiksilver Analog Display Japanese Quartz White Watch

Did we mention that Quiksilver also manufactures accessories? Watches are also available from Quiksilver. This analogue display watch features a white silicone strap, Japanese Quartz movement, and water-resistant up to 330 ft.

Quiksilver All Over Shampoo

Another travel essential that you should pick up is an all-over shampoo. Clearly, backpackers around the world know how important space is when packing, that is why this all over shampoo solves it. Its an all-in-one bath and body essential that produces a soft lather and tenderly cleanses your skin.

Quiksilver Roaming Wallet

One of the most important things that you should have on your trip is your wallet. Quiksilver offers a classy alternative made with 100% polyurethane and vintage bi-cast leather and comes in with different colours!

Quiksilver Keep Going Riding Shirts

To warm you up in cold weather, Quiksilver’s Keep Going Riding shirts assure comfort and warmth. It is insulated with Taffeta lining and media pockets with buttons, for comfort for those cold nights.

Go On Adventures with Quiksilver

Specially designed for an active lifestyle, Quiksilver gives you the best designs that would definitely make your adventures worthwhile. Aside from apparel, Quiksilver also manufactures shoes and tees for everyone with a bold spirit to travel and be active. The brand is continuously improving their designs both aesthetically and its functionality so browse around our gallery for more Quiksilver products.

Take a good look at the products available on our page and pick up a few things that you need for your trip abroad. You can browse through several categories, select brands, adjust your budget and even narrow down your search using our colour filter feature.

What brands does Quiksilver own?

The company caters to the young and athletic with surfwear, snowboard wear, sportswear, and swimwear sold under the Quiksilver, Billabong, Element, VonZipper, and Roxy HK names, among others. It also owns the DC shoe brand of footwear and apparel for young men and juniors.

Where does Quiksilver make their clothes?

Quiksilver featured shoes manufactured in California and clothes and accessories designed in France.

What does Quicksilver mean?

Alan Green’s wife, Barbara was reading a novel when she came across the word ‘quicksilver’ describing something as; elusive, liquid, mercurial, changing readily- and thought that sounded similar to what Alan was trying to do with the company. The name Quiksilver is derived from the ancient alchemists’ term for the turning of base metals into gold. The goal of the company was the turning of good fabric into extraordinary products. It was thought to be an appropriate name for the company’s products.

Is Quiksilver still in business?

The surfing clothing firm Quiksilver has filed for bankruptcy in the US after it lost 79% of its market value in 2015.