Ninefoot island casuals is not only about clothing. Just like Elderman our approach to life is a way of life in which plain and good food, a nice drink and plenty of friends to share it with have high priority. The way of life we adopted, and which became the
Ninefoot state of mind..
STAYING SMALL WHILE GROWING BIG
The intriguing story of J.P. Elderman changed my life and gave me the kick in the pants I needed to drop everything and start with Ninefoot, named after the Ninefoot shoal where J.P. Elderman found the remains of a mammoth. So in 2008 we started with a line of pigment dyed polo shirts based on the adventurous life of John Elderman. Soon followed by a line of printed T-Shirts with a wink to the Caribbean, he loved so dearly.
Over the years Ninefoot has grown to a brand of original shirts and is well known for providing quality products and services. We evolved to a brand of Shirts, Sweaters and Jackets and everything seemed to be okay. But along the way we forgot what Ninefoot was all about and lost Eldermans approach to life. A way of life we adopted and once was the Ninefoot state of mind.
So, in 2019 we are going to turn the ship around and once again sail the course Elderman set in 1963. We are throwing unnecessary ballast overboard and stick to the things we only want to do, making the best Polo and T-Shirts. This time we make sure that in everything we do, in every shirt we design and make, we do it in the spirit of the life of john Elderman. And this time we will staying small while growing big....
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