For fall/holiday this year and spring ‘08, the Huntington Beach company moved quickly into a full collection of button down shirts, cashmere sweaters, denim, board shorts and walk shorts.
Thursday, O'Quinn's styles were shown to a crowd of 400 at the Falcon club in Hollywood. Important names were involved with the show, including MTV and Fred Segal, the boutique every brand dreams of landing in.
Rapper D-Black performed.
Not bad for a young brand producing only its third line. It helps that owners Dean Quinn and Dale Rhodes are surf industry veterans who both had long stints at Hurley in Costa Mesa in addition to working with other companies. Currently O'Quinn's goods are sold in 60 retailers, primarily on the West Coast.