Katin - The Original Surf Clothing Company. High Quality and Durable Men's Surf Lifestyle Apparel. Quality, Durability and Good Looks Since 1954. Having been born by the beach and raised along the California coast, Katin remains a staple of Southern California culture. Several trunks and summers later, Katin continues to take pride in its title as California’s first brand to make surf trunks, and continues its commitment to Quality, Durability, and Good Looks. See you out there!