UNIV opens in Encinitas

UNIV, shop featuring collection of global brands, opens in downtown Encinitas

UNIV, a new concept shop featuring uniquely selected footwear, apparel and accessories, has opened for business in downtown Encinitas at 1053 South Coast Highway 101, next to Hansen’s.

UNIV features brands such as Stussy, adidas, Nike, Vans, Creative Recreation, Zoo York, New Balance, as well as popular art-driven brands like Crooks & Castles, Coup De Grace, Hellz Bellz, In4mation and more.

“UNIV is a compilation of collectible brands in their infancy from all over the globe — Japan, New York, London, to name a few, said Tim Swart, co-owner of UNIV. “World of adventure in a 700 square foot space, he said.

Tim and partner Mirko Mangum, both with deep roots in the action sports footwear and apparel market, believe Encinitas is the prime location for the launch of the UNIV concept shop.

UNIV’s eclectic interior is a twist on beach modern aesthetic— visitors will find everything from taxidermy to vintage books and furniture. Online shopping will be offered in the near future at www.univ-shop.com. For more information, please visit the web site or call (760) 942-8647.