Farallon Islands

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Treat every week like it’s Shark Week? Treat every day like it’s Shark Week. The Farallon Islands short sleeve button-down is covered front to back in hammerhead sharks. Why? Because sharks are badass, that’s why. Show up to any beach on any coast in this button-down and you’ll surely be a standout. Pipeline surfers will bow to you. Gold Coast locals will share their secret spots with a glance at this killer top.

We see the Farallon Islands walking the walk over a pair of jeans or khakis. Button it to the top, throw on some Vans, and head to the nearest beach. When the weather is cool, layer on a crew neck sweater and have your friends asking, “What’s on that button-down shirt?”

Our shirts are designed during our travels and sewn in downtown San Francisco, California.

  • 100% Mid-weight Cotton
  • Navy Background with Light Blue Sharks
  • Gently Tailored + Relaxed Fit
  • Double Stitched Matte Buttons
  • Sewn in San Francisco, California
  • Ships Free via USPS Priority

 

Our Farallon Islands Story

This short sleeve button-down is inspired by the Farallon Islands off the coast of San Francisco, a Natural Wildlife Refuge where sharks are known to hang out. The islands were named by explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in 1539. "Farallones" is Spanish for cliffs or small pointed islets. On a clear day you can see the island peaks from Ocean Beach at the end of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The jagged outline of the Farallon Islands disrupts the otherwise smooth horizon. Since the islands are closed to the public you'll have to admire them from afar. However, you can shell over mucho dinero to participate in a Great White cage dive. Yikes! The islands are home to up to 100 sharks as well as an abundance of other wildlife. Researchers have named individual sharks staying near the Farallons. Regular guests include Gouge, The Hunchback, The Jester, and Stumpy.

We have spent a lot of time at Ocean Beach, as it lies just beyond The Sunset neighborhood, one of our favorite places to hangout. The Sunset neighborhood nurtures local crafters and makers just like us. Maybe that’s why we feel an affinity there. We share the love for locally made goods like ours and the feeling that it’s possible to leave a small footprint reminiscent of a big, colorful life. At the beach we think about the sea life that lies just 27 miles offshore. Ocean Beach is known for it's challenging surf and even on the coldest days you will see seasoned surfers braving the waves. We wonder if they know the company they keep in the waters.

What's your Farallon Islands story?

Customer Reviews

I’m not even a button down type of girl. But there is something about these shirts... They are so crisp and clean, yet casual, so beautifully and simply tailored, you just feel wonderful in them. It’s a great company too. You know they put their heart in it and they are personal and gracious with their customers. That’s rare. Makes you want to support them and buy another shirt.

I really like both the Farallon and Stow Lake shirts that I purchased. I'm a 38"" bust, 35"" waist and 42"" hip, so I have a really hard time finding button up shirts that fit well. Either they are too tight in the bust or too generous of a boyfriend cut. The Tradlands shirts fit VERY well. Slimish and feminine, with enough room for the girls. The Hammerhead shark fabric is very unique and I've been getting lots of compliments. I'm already a big fan of chambray and swiss dot, so the Stow Lake was a gimme for me. Well done Tradlands. I look forward to wearing these shirts for year to come.

There are no other companies that I have ever been so satisfied with they way I have been with Tradlands. The fit of their fantastically crafted women's shirting is unparalleled. They have unique fabrics and prints (hello Hammerhead sharks!) that are fun without sacrificing a classic and timeless appeal. I now have three of their glorious button ups and I find myself reaching for them on an almost daily basis. As for the service they provide, Sadie and Jeremy go out of their way to make sure that you are satisfied and beyond with your purchase. I can't wait to get my next shirt because I know that it will be well worth investing not just in my closet, but in this company too. Thank you so much! - Alyssa

I finally got my own Farallon Islands! It was well worth the wait. The fit as always is perfect and the quality is next to none! It goes to show you American made products are and will always be the best. Several people have complimented the shirt and I am happy to say I referred them to you! Only Tradlands shirts fit well and dont have that annoying gap. The length is just right for someone who is a little short like me. Other brands feel an inch too long and tend to be smaller at the hips which means getting a size bigger. Its also Autostraddle recommended=) -Vivian Coloma

Size Guide

Size XS (0-2) S (4-6) M (8-10) L (12-14) XL (16-18)
Chest 38" 40" 42" 45" 47.50"
Waist 35.62" 37.86" 40.24" 42.74" 44.50"
Sleeve 6.87" 7.00" 7.25" 7.50" 8"
Shoulders 15" 15.25" 16" 16.25" 16.81"
Center Back 25.62" 27.50" 27.50" 28" 29"
Need help? Give us a call at 415.787.2330 or email us at info@tradlands.com.

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We ship your order for FREE within the United States using USPS Priority Mail. USPS will arrive within 2-5 days to all continental US destinations. If you would like expedited shipping, you will have the option of UPS 2-Day Priority Service for an additional cost at checkout. You will receive an email with tracking number included when your order has left our shop.

We want you to be able to try out our products with ease. We will pay for returns on all orders placed in the United States.

International customers can choose between two shipping options. For a flat rate of $10-15, depending on your location, we will ship via USPS International First Class Mail. Delivery time is 8-14 business days. For a quicker delivery - 5-10 business days - we also offer a flat rate of $25 via USPS International Priority Mail to any worldwide location.

Our Guarantee

What is in our guarantee? We stand behind every product that we make. If at any time you are unhappy with your purchase, you can return it to us and we will replace, mend, or refund the item for you within a year of purchase. We'll even pay for the return shipping.

When you order from us, we want you to feel confident. You are not dealing with a big-box store or chain retailer. We read every email from our customers. We inspect each shirt that goes out the door. We package all orders with care. That is what makes us special. From jackets to button-downs to t-shirts, we believe in the well-crafted quality of our goods because we are a part of every step.

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