You probably all know Kassia Meador. Super stylish longboarder. I traveled Australia with her one summer many years ago. She’s the real deal. After a long career with Roxy, she has broken out of the surf industry corporate bubble and started her own adventure, founding a wetsuit brand called Kassia.
I pulled this info from her website that you should definitely check out! KassiaSurf.com
WHO IS KASSIA MEADOR?
Kassia Meador is a long time mermaid with a love for quality living and a passion for all things aesthetically pleasing and aquatically functional.
WHAT IS KASSIA THE BRAND, ABOUT?
KASSIA is about Freedom and Empowerment. Superior Quality, Life Enriching, Enlightening, Functional, Future Flavor with a Classic Twist. Made by Mermaids for Mermaids!
WHAT’S THE INSPIRATION FOR YOUR BRAND?
My want for things of great quality, design and functionality while at the beach or in the water. Ive been a surfer for over half my life and all the things I’ve been longing for to compliment my lifestyle I’m bringing to life with this brand.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE COLOR
IF YOU WERE AN ANIMAL, WHAT ANIMAL WOULD YOU BE?
A sea hawk so I could soar above the cliff and the waves, and dive in when I feel like it.
WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Diana Vreeland! The way she speaks about things is pure poetry. The way she talks about surfing having never done it herself really makes you feel it in a way I’ve never heard anyone articulate so masterfully. “OH TO BE A SURFER, BETWEEN THE SKY AND THE WATER…”
WHAT DOES STYLE MEAN TO YOU?
To me style is everything… its an extension of your being, your thoughts, feelings and creativity in a visual language that you wear.
WHAT’S YOUR ULTIMATE DREAM?
To build a boat that will clean up all the plastics in the ocean and take us to good waves all at the same time…
WHAT’S THE INSPIRATION FOR THIS COLLECTION?
For this first collection my inspiration is coming from my love of space and the free spirit of the 70’s. Tye dye space is the place…