Supreme (clothing)

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Supreme
Founded 1994
Headquarters New York City, New York, United States
Products Clothing, accessories, Shoes
Website supremenewyork.com

Supreme is a skateboarding shop/clothing brand[1][2] in New York City established in 1994.

The first Supreme store opened its doors in downtown Manhattan in 1994.[3] In 2004, a store was opened in Los Angeles, California, which is almost double the size of the original New York store.[4] There are other stores in London, Tokyo (Harajuku, Daikanyama & Shibuya), Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka.[5]

The brand caters to the Skateboarding, Hip hop, and Punk rock cultures, and youth culture at large. They have collaborated with photographers: Larry Clark, Terry Richardson, Charlie Samuels, Marilyn Minter and artists/groups like Glassjaw, Kaws, JIM JONES, Juelz Santana, Three Six Mafia, Futura 2000, Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, Jeff Koons, Daniel Johnston, Peter Saville (graphic designer), Lady Gaga as well as many more.

Supreme has a long line of collaborations with brands such as Nike, Vans, Clarks, The North Face, Levi's, Timberland, Comme des Garçons, WTAPS, designers such as Adam Kimmel, as well as artist of likes Aymeric and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Supreme stocks its own clothing label as well as Vans, Nike SB, Spitfire, Thrasher and Girl Distribution Company.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chaplin, Julia (October 3, 1999). "PULSE: LAFAYETTE STREET; 'Kids' Welcome, Dress: Baggy". The New York Times. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Grant, Nick; Deleon, Jian; Johnson, Noah (March 20, 2013). "50 Things You Didn't Know About Supreme.". Complex (magazine). Complex Media. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Supreme". Retrieved May 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ Abrams, Micah (April 16, 2006). "Into L.A.'s Deli Land, Enter the Skaters". The New York Times. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Supreme". Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ Bahney, Anna (October 31, 2003). "Get 'Em While They're Cool: Footwear for the Few". The New York Times. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 

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