Stab Magazine | Stab Recommends: Five Things (And Taking To The Streets)

Stab Recommends: Five Things (And Taking To The Streets)

It’s a walk out.

style // Sep 19, 2019
Words by Stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Writing about material possessions a day before the world goes on strike seems futile, but as always in surfing, David Rastovich is an excellent tool for opening conversations.

It seems to be a similar sentiment that Rasta has felt throughout his surfing career: making a living via the self-gratifying act of riding waves seems inconsequential to the conscious mind. However, surfing’s a global pursuit with an eclectic list of practicers, which makes it a great vehicle for talking about whatever you like. So without further ado – climate change is as real as the science that proves it, the establishment needs to start working with the masses in order to address it, and tomorrow is ground zero for making yourself heard. Stab recommends ditching work for a few hours and standing with the kids (for the kids).  

Sacred Quaternity

Quads have slipped out of vogue, but they’ll be back and we’ll be waiting with the prettiest set of signature fins on the market. Thou shall not part with hardware bearing the name of one David Rastovich. 

Invest in quality.


Statement Corduroy

Loud pants/quiet shirt or vice versa. We’ve long praised corduroy as the textile that pant dreams are made of, and these maroon Polar Skate numbers are the perfect combination of comfort and ‘Ooh, those pants are nice.’

Slip into something more comfortable.

Fruity Trunks, Just in Time for Summer

If you’ve spent winter surfing and trying to physically exercise your mental health into something resembling a functioning adult brain, then you’ll need a risqué pair of trunks to showcase your physical condition. Banks’s fruity trunk game has no equals.

Fortune favours the bold (trunk-wearer).


Tech Pack Without The Price Tag

Octopus gear gets a healthy plug from us because everyone uses it, and really, there’s no greater compliment. Well designed luggage is indispensable on the road, and Octopus’s darlingly named ‘Mega Normal Adventure Pack’ is everything you need in a two strap.

Pockets for everything.

Frames Your Lady Would Steal

We live in the time of unisex, and if you’re taste lies on the fruitier end of the spectrum that’s nothing but good news. These Rim of The World yellow lens numbers will either make you look like a million bucks or 50 Rupiah, outlook dependant. 

Take a chance. 


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