Macbeth Footwear

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Macbeth Footwear
Industry Footwear
Founded 2002
Headquarters Ogden, Utah
Area served
LDS Population of Utah
Key people
Alec Schroeder
Products Shoes, clothes, hats
Parent Saban Brands

Brand Overview[edit]

Established in 2002, Macbeth was co-founded by platinum-selling musician Tom DeLonge of Blink-182 and Angels & Airwaves and longtime friend Jon Humphrey, a founding member of Adio footwear and Hawk Shoes. With rock music as its muse, Macbeth originated as a footwear line but continues to expand and now includes apparel, accessories and lifestyle products, including vegan and organic products. Inspired by musicians, designed by artists and loved by millions of fans, Macbeth reflects a lifestyle of self-expression. The footwear, apparel and accessories are currently sold at specialty retailers in the United States, Europe, Australia, Japan and Southeast Asia.

In June 2014, Saban Brands acquired the Macbeth brand, adding to its growing portfolio of fashion and lifestyle brands.

Studio Projects[edit]

The Macbeth Studio Project series is a custom footwear program created in collaboration with celebrities, artists, athletes, social influencers and more. Macbeth works closely with each partner to design products that reflect their individual personality and sense of creativity. Macbeth has worked with talent including Tom DeLonge from Blink-182, Mike Dirnt from Green Day, Frank Iero from My Chemical Romance, Switchfoot, Russell Lissack from Bloc Party, Jona Weinhofen from I Killed The Prom Queen, Anthony Green from Circa Survive, Davey Havok and Hunter Burgan from AFI, Max Bemis from Say Anything, pioneering skateboarder Matt Hensley, DJ Skeet Skeet, Andy Hull from Manchester Orchestra, comedian Nathan Barnatt, Bane, Riley Breckenridge and Eddie Breckenridge from Thrice, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Taking Back Sunday, Tegan & Sara, Polar Bear Club, Zulu, You Me At Six and first magazine partner, Alternative Press.

Licensing Partnerships[edit]

Macbeth currently holds licensing partnerships with The Mercer House and North Hill; two companies highly regarded in the footwear and apparel industries. The Mercer House serves as Macbeth’s North American apparel and global footwear licensee. Mercer holds worldwide rights for Macbeth footwear (excluding Israel), and holds the rights In the US, Canada and Mexico for apparel and accessories. North Hill serves as the exclusive Australia and New Zealand apparel licensee and sourcing partner for Macbeth. The company’s responsibilities include apparel and accessories design, merchandising and production. North Hill also sources options for current and future retailers and licensees, as well as plans to launch new standalone retail stores in Australia with goals to expand in Asia.

Vegan Friendly[edit]

Macbeth continually works to reduce its impact on the environment through its vegan collection of footwear and recycled canvas shoes. Approximately 70% of the entire Macbeth footwear line is Vegan. The company is known for using animal-free materials in many of its products, and has been recognized by PETA2 and PETA by winning their Libby Awards and a Liberation Award.

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