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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TAG A TURTLE
To give sea turtles a safe future in a clean environment, Ninefoot donates €5 to sea turtle conservation Bonaire for every "Be like a palm tree”shirt that is sold! SO BUY A SHIRT AND we send you your own coconut turtle keychain engraved with a tag number matching the turtle you adopted.
TUBES OF HAPPINESS
We know that you cannot put happiness in a little box, there is no guide, there are no rules, no manual that will teach you how to be happy, how to live a “happy”life. But that does not mean that we cannot try to put a smile on your face...