Operational for over 20 years, Manhattan Beachwear Inc. is a producer of surf-inspired American classic swimwear collection under the Hobie label. Based in Cypress, Calif., it is one of the leading manufacturers of junior and women s swimwear in the United States, producing its own collections, as well as holding the licenses for several labels in the marketplace. The company s licenses include Hobie, Split, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Kenneth Cole New York, Sofia by ViX, Hermanny by ViX and Nanette Lepore Swim. In addition, its own brands include The Bikini Lab, 24th & Ocean and Maxine of Hollywood. The company s swimwear brands are sold to major departmental stores and specialty chain stores nationwide including, Macy s, Dillard s, Saks Inc. and Nordstrom. Its brands are widely distributed in specialty stores, bikini shops and surf stores throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.