Our family lives in the seaside community of Avalon located on Catalina Island off the Southern Coast of California, USA. We spend our summers working and playing in, on, near, and around the shoreline of Catalina with our colleagues, family, friends, and island visitors. Having three generations of women, all immersed in beach community living, we understand the diversity of swimwear and beachwear needs. After 25 years of Island living, opening Knuckles Swimwear Boutique in May of 2015, was a natural business decision for our family to make.
Why the name Knuckles?
In October of 2010 Knuckles co-founder Jim Hoffmann was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre. He is doing well today but along the road to recovery it was necessary for our family to adopt a change in our standard social greetings; in place of traditional hand shakes and high-five’s, we now greet, elate, and celebrate with knuckle knocking and an exclamation of Knuckles!