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Knockcast 18
Ace, Wes, and Drew

On Knockcast #18, Knockaround’s Account Manager, Drew, is in the studio and Wes shows up late! C’mon Wes! When Wes finally does roll in, all frazzled and without ...


Coming Soon:
After the Storm Premiums!

Designed by San Diego 5th grader, Jayden Crenshaw, the After the Storm sunglasses are part of Knockaround’s annual Class Acts program, which aims to donate money, ...


Knockcast 17 – Dave Adams from Green Flash Brewing

If you're a craft beer lover, the next 59 minutes are going to be pretty special.  Hell, even if you're not a beer lover, you'll probably enjoy this one! On ...On Knockcast #17, Ace and Wes are joined by Dave Adams, Director of Beer Education at Green Flash Brewing...


Knockcast 14 – Jose Zambrano -aka. “Chamoy”

On this week’s Knockcast, Ace and Wes sit down with a crucial member of Knockaround's warehouse team, Jose Zambrano. Jose has several nicknames: "Gordo" (which he ...On Knockcast #14, Ace and Wes chat with Jose Zambrano about elevators, Toy Story, and Peeps...


Knockaround 12 – Mr. Regan “Rage” Russell

 On the 12th edition of the Knockcast, Ace and Wes have the infamous Regan Russell as a guest. Being the first employee, Regan has some great stories from ...On Knockcast #12, Ace and Wes are joined by Knockaround's first employee, Regan...


Knockcast 11 – Frank Zendejas -aka. “Manotas”

On this week’s Knockcast, Ace and Wes are joined by a member of Knockaround's customer service team, Frank. Frank joins Ace and Wes in discussing slurpees and 7-11, ...On Knockcast #11, Ace and Wes are joined by #knocksquad member, Frank, to discuss Vegas, tanning salons, and...


Knockcast 10 – Ace and Wes

Ace and Wes kick off Knockcast 10 with a chat about rolling as a duo after six straight shows with guests and how 10 is a great number.  The two then discuss who ...On Knockcast #10, Ace and Wes discuss their wishlist of future guests, POW! WOW! Hawaii, and...


Southern California Christmas Cacti Cookies

The holidays in Southern California feel a little bit… different. Without flurries twisting in the sky, or even a chill in the air, sometimes it’s tough to get into ...Our good friends at Three50Bakes helped us create these unique SoCal Christmas Cacti Gingerbread Cookies.


Green Flash Release Party

Good times, good vibes, refreshing beer, and slick shades!


Third Eye 5-Panel Camper Hat

Step up your sixth sense this Fall with our new Third Eye Camper Hat.


Limited Edition Knockaround x Illest Fort Knocks

We collaborated with Cali-based brand Illest to create shades that look good behind the wheel and at the beach!


Knockaround x Ebbets Field Flannels K Cap

This cap is perfect for catching a game at the ballpark or some rays the beach!


Knockaround Flagship Tank Top

Sun's out, guns out...or so the saying goes. The new Flagship Tank Top is now available.


Limited Edition Lady Liberty Fort Knocks

Independence Day may have come and gone but our freedom is something we don't take lightly.


Limited Edition POW! WOW! Long Beach Fort Knocks

In conjunction with POW! WOW!s SoCal debut, Knockaround has produced a limited run of special sunglasses.


Discovery Channel Shark Week Premiums

The Official 2015 Discovery Channel Shark Week Sunglasses are available exclusively at


LIVE Afternoon Delight: Home & Away, San Diego, CA

The Knockaround crew held it down at an awesome new sports bar in San Diego called Home & Away.


The 2015 Knockaround Red Jacket

It is our great honor to present the 2015 Knockaround Red Jacket to Mr. Bobby Sanders.


Mai Tais Launch Party @ Beach Nation in LA!

Beach Nation in Los Angeles provided the backdrop for the official Mai Tais launch party.


The All-New Mai Tais!

They’ve arrived: the all-new Mai Tais. With a more rounded silhouette than our Premiums and Fort Knocks...


Introducing: Monochrome Premiums!

Monochrome Premiums represent a painterly exploration of six individual colors.

Introducing: Monochrome Premiums!

Monochrome Premiums represent a painterly exploration of six individual colors.  Each pair matches a glossy, translucent frame with vibrant, reflective lenses, to ...

Shipping Now: Class Acts Limited Edition Nacho Premiums!

A Tradition Unlike Any Other

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The 2014 Knockaround Red Jacket

It is my great honor to present the 2014 Knockaround Red Jacket to Mr. Harris Lue.

The 2014 Knockaround Red Jacket

Every year, mid-way through April, I give away a red jacket to a Knockaround fan and customer who stands out among the rest.  The Knockaround Red Jacket features a ...

Let Money

Richard Anuszkiewicz

Elevated Track

Ashkan Honarvar

Artificial and True Mixed Fruit Flavors

Eduardo Sarabia

Grows Like a Weed


Staple Pigeon Fort Knocks: Shipping Out!

Out Tomorrow…

The Ping Pong Table at Staple HQ

Coming Soon: Knockaround x Staple Pigeon Fort Knocks

1-2-1 w/ jeffstaple feat. Mike Tyson (Ep. 1)

Famous Shoes: Staple Pigeon Nike Dunk Low (2005)

The Huckberry Explorer’s Grants

Our good friends over at Huckberry have set up a cool new program: they're giving away grants ($1000, plus lots of cool gear) to three of their fans / ...

Blue Ox Restoration

Block Party and Pow! Wow! Finale

Damn, what a week!  We're looking forward to finishing off the festivities with a good, old-fashioned block party!  Tomorrow, Saturday, February 15th.  See you ...

In All Their Glory

Limited Edition Pow! Wow! Fort Knocks.  Featuring black and green frames, celestial green lenses, and gunmetal hardware.  These are on sale now at the official ...

Pow! Wow! Pop Up Shop: Honolulu, HI

If you're in Hawaii this week, you can get one of the first 300 pairs of Limited Edition Pow! Wow! Fort Knocks! Head to Fresh Cafe, or Lana Lane Studios- both in the ...

First Look: Limited Edition Pow! Wow! Fort Knocks Set

Keep the Fumes Out

This custom Knockaround x Pow! Wow! bandana will be included with every Limited Edition

Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014!

Knockaround is excited to be participating in this year's Pow! Wow! Hawaii!  The week long street art event starts tomorrow, and the Knockaround team will be there- ...

The Olympics

British Racing Green with a Yellow Snout

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