For more than 153 years, Pendleton has set the standard for American style. with six generations of family ownership, the company remains dedicated to its American heritage, authenticity and fabric craftsmanship. You can see and feel the Pendleton passion for quality. This family thread has continued to produce Pendleton leadership with a legacy of hands-on management for six generations – "Warranted To Be A Pendleton."
Pendlton's famous Board Shirts: Before wetsuits, 1950s-era California surfers layered Pendleton shirts and trunks over petroleum jelly to stay warm on the waves. On shore, surfers wore the same wool shirts over khakis, and a trend was born. The Pendleton Board Shirt–a favorite among surfers then–remains their most popular men’s shirt today.