Famous Stars and Straps

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Famous Stars and Straps (FSAS)
Clothing/Accessory/Skateboard Company
Industry Clothing
Founded 1999
Founder Travis Barker
Headquarters Ontario, California, USA
Products Clothes, Hats, Belts, Belt Buckles, Shoes, & Sunglasses
Owners Travis Barker
Website www.famoussas.com

Famous Stars and Straps (or simply Famous) is an American clothing and accessory line created by blink-182 drummer Travis Barker in December 1999. The company is based in Ontario, California.

Famous Stars And Straps clothing is influenced by music genres such as punk rock and hip hop. Since their initial boom, Famous has become a respected brand in the skate, BMX, and motorcycle arenas with sponsored riders like Rick Thorne, Dave Dillewaard, and Luis Tolentino. Their stylized "F" logo, known as the "Badge of Honor", designed by Eddie Santos (Black Flys / Wahoo's Fish Taco) aka "Rock Da Mullet", has quickly become synonymous with the brand.

Based in Ontario, California, Famous specializes in tee-shirts, jackets, hats, and other accessories, but also sell shoes branded as the FMS shoe line.

FSAS clothing has been worn by many celebrities including Barker himself, Barker's band mates Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, Matt Skiba skateboarders Jereme Rogers and Manny Santiago, B-Real of Cypress Hill, Sonic Syndicate, Tim Armstrong, Rob Aston, Lil Jon, Phil Court, Craig Fairbaugh, DJ Premier, Cassidy, Paul Wall, Birdman, The Game, Kim Kardashian, Eminem, Yelawolf, Hopsin, Lady Sovereign, Steve Jocz of Sum 41, and Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas (who wore the clothing on the cover of DUB Magazine).

Lee Gaze of Lostprophets is also seen sporting a Famous T-shirt throughout the music video for The Fake Sound of Progress. Synyster Gates of Avenged Sevenfold has worn their "Wild Ones" shirts during several concerts. Brooke Burke also wore the clothing on the cover of Transworld Stance magazine in June 2003. Matt Tuck of Welsh metalcore band Bullet for My Valentine also wore a FSAS vest throughout the music video for Hand of Blood. Dru Wakely of comedy band The Midnight Beast is usually seen wearing the brand's shirts in music videos and on tour with the band. John Otto, drummer of Limp Bizkit, is also seen wearing Famous in their 2011 music video 'Gold Cobra'. Lady Sovereign wore a FSAS T-shirt during her eviction from Celebrity Big Brother.