Sardines Under The Wharf Swim Shorts

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This playful, stylised Sardine design in hues of blue  is part of our 'Sea Tales Collection', a series of limited edition designs from indigenous artist Francoise Lane.  Our swim shorts are perfect for anything from swimming lessons to a day at the beach and all come with an adjustable drawcord for the perfect fit. Team them with any of this seasons children's rashies and a swim hat  from our 'Sea Tales' swimwear range for a stylish sun safe look this summer.

  • Limited release designs by Indigenous Artist Francoise Lane
  • Unisex Designs
  • UPF 50+ sun protection
  • 100% chlorine proof, long lasting and hard wearing
  • Fully lined and quick dry
  • Will not fade or lose shape
  • Internal drawcord for better fit and comfort
  • Easy care machine washable

This high quality garment is covered by our 12 month guarantee.

Story behind the design:

"At certain times of the year schools of sardine swim around and under the Kerriri (Hammond Island, TSI) wharf. The sardines are jigged by hand and used as live bait for fishing from the wharf. On one holiday visit to Kerriri my family went fishing together. At that time my youngest son was 3 years old. He caught a sardine on his line, made friends with it and decided to keep him safe in his pocket. It was a couple of hours later that we discovered and met his new friend. The give away was the wet and slightly smelly patch around his shorts pocket. ‘Sardines under the Wharf’ as a concept was developed to preserve the special memory I have of my son and his aquatic friend." Francoise Lane

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