Founded on a snowboarding trip in the winter of 1991 by Richard Woolcott and Tucker Hall, Volcom was started with a major philosophy: "Youth Against Establishment". It was founded on innovation and experimentation, providing clothing to people who share a passion for music, art, film, skateboarding, surfing & snowboarding. From this philosophy, Volcom produce a wide range of clothing, footwear, outerwear and accessories. From their street range that includes t-shirts, hoodies, sweaters, caps, wallets, shorts, and casual jackets to thier snowsports range of jackets and pants, beanies and backpacks, to thier surf range of rash vests, flip-flops, board shorts and bikini, the Volcom product range is vast. Due to its roots in board sports and the enjoyment of snow and water in the outdoors, Volcom also has a strong environmentally conscious philosophy.