Words by Marvin Maddix
Happy Hour Skateboards announced a collaboration with gay icon Tom of Finland’s Foundation.The new skateboard decks by Happy Hour Skateboards feature three original drawings by Tom of Finland (Touko Laaksonen, Finnish, 1920-1991). With the collaboration Happy Hour Skateboards wants to honor Tom’s legacy, as well as support diversity within skateboarding.
Helsinki-based Happy Hour Skateboards is the first ever skateboarding company to collaborate with Tom of Finland Foundation. The Happy Hour Skateboards X Tom of Finland collection includes three skateboard decks featuring original Tom of Finland drawings, as well as a limited edition clothing collection including t-shirts, hoodies and tote bags.
Part of the proceeds from this collection benefit the non-profit activities of Tom of Finland Foundation. The products are available now at Tom of Finland Store.
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