Written by james jebbia, introduction by aaron bondaroff and glenn obrien, contribution. James jebbia was born in the united states but is of british nationality. Jebbia, 2012 stated jebbia in discussion of the background of supreme. This definitive monograph with written contributions from contrasting arbiters of style, aaron bondaroff and glenn obrien, and including an interview between founder james jebbia and the artist kaws brings together the disparate elements of the brands output, from legendary advertising campaigns to especially commissioned skateboard. Working with the likes of louis vuitton, coleman and fender, the skateboard company has a knack for being able to sell out even the most ridiculous products. Supreme by supreme editing team staff and james jebbia 2010. Downtown new york skate culture by james jebbia at indigo. Interview james jebbia wants shopping at supreme to be. The eponymous new book supreme pays homage to the brands forward thinking invention and seamless. Due to the brands limited releases, which often feature special collaborations, and low quantities of clothing for. Credit for supremes enduring hipsterstatus belongs to founder james jebbia, who, since 1994, has been a rigorous steward of the brand. Published by rizzoli, this book is a visual history of the brand that includes an introduction by glenn obrien, an essay by. Its founder, james jebbia, an american who was raised in england until he was 19, was building a reputation by 1994 the year supreme.
His efforts have attracted a global cult following for his skateboardinginspired brand. Aaron bondaroff and an interview involving kaws and james jebbia. Founded as a skateboardcentric clothing line by james jebbia in 1994, supreme has morphed into one of. Supreme is a streetwear clothing brand based in soho in new york city. Jebbia is known for being the founder of the skateboarding shop and clothing brand supreme new york. The eponymous new book supreme pays homage to the brands. Company year 1994 origin james jebbia tags clothing, skate, clothes, brand, new york, odd future additional references facebook reddit twitter wikipedia. Having a major clothing brand was never something james jebbia, supremes founder, envisioned. It used to be a brand reserved for skateboarders and outsider artists. The artist barbara kruger on her fraught history with supreme and her contributions to performa 17, including takeovers of a skatepark and a school bus, and a new merch line with volcom.
Jebbia has become an inspiration to young fashion designers, entrepreneurs, and skateboarders around the globe. What makes supreme and similar brands special is that you cant find it in a mall, you cant go online at anytime and just buy it. The eponymous new book supreme pays homage to the brands forward thinking invention and seamless representation of skate culture. In 2017, supreme collaborated with louis vuitton, with their debut collection unveiled during paris fashion week. James jebbias supreme was founded in 1994 in the soho district in manhattan, new york city. Supremethe booklooks back on more than two decades of the creations, stories, and conventiondefying attitude that are uniquely supreme. James jebbia talks supremes global expansion in rare. If you know about supreme, you are apart of the underground subculture that is full of energy and selctive due to its exclusivity. Despite the crisp luxurious photographs of streetwear decks and of course naked women supreme rizzoli a new coffee table book about james jebbia s hugely influential new york city skate company is more than just catalog porn interview an exciting new book has been announced for 2010. James jebbia bof 500 the people shaping the global. Supreme written by james jebbia, introduction by aaron bondaroff and glenn obrien, contribution by kaws. Paris, france were a brand for the people, said james jebbia.
Apr 26, 20 almost twenty years later, supremes founder, james jebbia, a 49yearold british emigre, is now a multimillionaire, and supreme has stores in l. Around the time moss made that fateful jfk transit, jebbia then an employee at the new york clothing store, parachute was fashioning his own designs on the world of contemporary apparel. Mar 20, 20 few brands are as polarizing as supreme. Jan 29, 2020 inside, across 352 pages, supreme is undoubtedly the most comprehensive and intimate portrait of the brand yet, and a musthave for supreme devotees the world over. By the time he launched his breakthrough brand, supremes founder james jebbia had already spent ten years navigating the streetwear. The creator of the supreme, james jebbia, did not ride hi. James jebbia of supreme talks to business of fashion. Jebbia came to new york in the early80s and worked at a small, trendy store by the name of parachute. The book starts off with a wonderful history of the brand followed by a multiple of pictures, releases, and historical shoots. James jebbia is the founder of iconic streetwear brand supreme. The pressshy mastermind behind the streetwear label supreme was sitting at a desk inside his spacious office on the 2nd floor of the companys headquarters on wooster street in new yorks soho as jazz quietly played in the background a reminder that a love supreme, the brands first skate video, released in. Kaws is a new yorkbased artist who has blurred the boundaries between street art, design and high art in his collaborations with supreme, original fake, and comme des garcons, and in his exhibitions at galleries worldwide. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.
James jebbia born july 22, 1963 is an american businessman and fashion designer. Supremethe booklooks back on more than two decades of the creations, stories. Founded in a small store located in downtown new york in 1994, james jebbias independent label supreme has become one of the foremost underground streetwear brands, boasting a cult following eager for its coveted range of t. Nov 22, 2012 how supreme and its pressshy founder, james jebbia, created a streetwear brand worshiped by cool kids and some adults around the world. The cult streetwear brand, founded in 1994 by james jebbia, has become one of the most soughtafter labels, with products selling in recordbreaking times and long lines of resellers camping out to flip their purchases on the internet. Iconic box logos, designer collaborations, classic tees and hoodies this is the bread and butter of cult streetwear brand supreme. But since it was founded by james jebbia in 1994, the brand has amassed a. Apart from clothing, jebbias has also released supreme calendars, 24inch cruiser bikes and a supreme book, published by rizzoli in 2010. In april 1994, supreme opened its doors on lafayette street in downtown. Featuring more than 800 stunning images, from photographers such as larry clark, ari. Its founder, james jebbia, an american who was raised in england until he was 19, was building a reputation by 1994 the year supreme was founded as a savvy retailer with his fingers on the. Jebbia, james, obrien, glenn, bondaroff, aaron, kaws. We also convert any paperback book to our durable supremebind hardback binding inexpensively. Buy the supreme in aaron bondaroff from leading mens fashion retailer end.
For supremes first foray into the toy market the second coming in 2008 with the medicomproduced kermit figure, james jebbia personally chose to work with 360 toy group on the camacho figure. Published by rizzoli, this book is a visual history of the brand that includes an. Buy supreme book online at low prices in india supreme. Founded as a skateboardcentric clothing line by james jebbia in 1994, supreme has morphed into one of the most sought after lifestyle brands on the planet. Supreme will be releasing a monograph of its sixteen year history. October 14, supreme genius james jebbia on creating the coolest. Ive been a fan of supreme for close to a decade and this adds to a collection of books i have on the brand. James jebbia on taking supreme global intelligence, bof. It gives you an outlet to look different and unique rather than buying a graphic tee in pacsun and seeing 3 other kids in your town with the same shirt. This monograph has set the bar for future street wear brands. Britishborn and notoriously pressshy, jebbia launched supreme in new york while working at stussy, another skatejuggernaut of the early 1990s. When he was oneyearold, his parents relocated to crawley, west. Written in 2010 by founder james jebbia, this book was the first and most comprehensive volume to ever be released about independent nyc street fashion label, supreme.
Jebbia is married to bianca jebbia and has two children. Founded in 1994 by james jebbia as a skate shop, the brand has expanded to a fullfledged streetwear powerhouse with highly soughtafter pieces that sell in recordbreaking times. Supreme has collaborated with prominent brands such as comme des. Supreme new york, founded in 1994 by james jebbia, has released some pretty crazy items over the past 25 years. Mar 08, 2016 james jebbia talks supremes global expansion in rare interview. James jebbia, its elusive founder and the writer of this book, was born in america. His business career began in the early 1990s as the coowner of the stussy fashion label along with sean stussy. James jebbia s supreme was founded in 1994 in the soho district in manhattan, new york city. A poster campaign featuring mike tyson and lou reed after a dialogue between supreme executive producer james jebbia and kaws. This book is probably the easiest piece of supreme product youll get your hands on.
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Edge and sophisticated photographs that have been published in magazines such as supreme book with a volume of 304 pages, this book carefully tracks the footsteps since 1994. The inside of the book sleeve is a picture of a supreme. When he opened supremes doors in april of 1994 it was one of the only skateboard shops in soho. If you know supreme, you know its highlycoveted pieces have been known to cause near riots. Over the past 25 years, supreme has transformed itself from a downtown new york skate shop into an iconic global brand. Supreme was founded in 1994 by james jebbia and has since become an international symbol of street culture. Apr 15, 2010 supreme book featuring an extensive 16 year history of the brand and retailer, supreme is set to unveil an. When the times wrote about supreme in 2012, its writer had to visit the brands headquarters three times in order to speak with baque and. In april 1994, supreme opened its doors on lafayette street in downtown manhattan and became the home of new york city skate culture. The eponymous new book supreme pays homage to the brands forwardthinking invention and seamless representation of skate culture. When stuffy left the business, he went to open up supreme in 1994 in a small storefront of lafayette street in downtown new york. Supreme founder james jebbia was born in the us, raised in great britain, and moved back to america in 1983. James jebbia talks supremes global expansion in rare interview.
I want to do something where a young kid shopping with his parents might. This book, written by aaron bondaroff and glenn obrien, includes kaws interviewing supreme founder james jebbia, as well as an. The first monograph on the iconic independent new york street fashion label supreme. I want to do something where a young kid shopping with his parents might be like, mum, maybe you shouldnt come in. Supreme x rizzoli book by james jebbia 2010, brand new, unopened. How supreme and its pressshy founder, james jebbia, created a streetwear brand worshiped by cool kids and some adults around the world. The supreme and louis vuitton collab was a brilliant troll. Apr 27, 2010 despite the crisp luxurious photographs of streetwear decks and of course naked women supreme rizzoli a new coffee table book about james jebbia s hugely influential new york city skate company is more than just catalog porn interview an exciting new book has been announced for 2010. Published by rizzoli, this book is a visual history of the brand that includes an introduction by glenn obrien, an essay by aaron bondaroff and an interview between kaws and james jebbia. Another man magazine across 800 images captured by cultural behemoths from larry clark to david sims, this sprawling book traces supremes journey from new york skate shop. James jebbia, the man who, in 1994, founded and to this day runs the sohobased company that has been making clothing and skateboards and a lot of other things that the people who love it. James jebbias label has always pushed the envelope and teamed up with esoteric. Supreme brand celebrates 25 years with new photo book. From bricks to bikes and porcelain vases to pinball machines, supreme knows no boundaries within their designs.
Blocking a user will prevent that user from commenting on your posts and messaging you. But since it was founded by james jebbia in 1994, the brand has amassed a following of disciples, collectors. Founded in a small store located in downtown new york in 1994, james jebbias independent label supreme has become one of the foremost underground streetwear brands, boasting a cult following eager for its coveted range of tshirts, footwear and branded miscellanea. Young and cheeky the supreme brand was founded in new york in 1994.380 712 271 545 182 532 1490 99 239 1437 900 9 1553 275 683 986 216 434 62 230 850 695 33 1119 405 678 1562 1005 524 83 1293 1343 1110 506 425 1350 1140 1019 966 1263 1296 457 113 1264 282 139 641 97