They begin as a ripple on the surface, build and swell with the tides, come crashing down or even fade away. Sometimes we tell ourselves we’re too young, too old, or just not good enough to pursue them. And that’s when they end up on a shelf. Our brand was quite literally put on a shelf for nearly 40 years before our founder discovered a pair at a secondhand shop in Tokyo. The brand was brought back to life and across the Pacific to its original home in California—the state where dreams come true, or in our case, have a second chance.