Supreme

The Most Expensive Skateboard in the World is a Supreme Painter’s Palette

Posted February 25, 2019 at 5:08 am

Supreme might be relishing the comfort of its new (temporary) home on the Bowery (Germania Bank Building), but many in the artist community remain bitter in the wake of its recent ad campaign. Back in November, the iconic skater brand released a new skateboard video called “Blessed,” then hit the streets to promote. The subsequent […]

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‘Supreme’ Takes Over Germania Bank Building on the Bowery

Posted February 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Supreme is now slinging skate fashion on the Bowery. The popular urban brand is temporarily holed up at the Germania Bank Building while its Lafayette Street flagship is upgraded. The move transpired within the last couple weeks, but the store officially reopens on the Bowery today. Supreme announced the news on its Instagram feed yesterday […]

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Supreme Angers by Defacing Street Art with ‘Blessed’ Flyposting

Posted November 13, 2018 at 5:07 am

Call it supreme street drama. Skatewear brand Supreme upset at least one street artist over the weekend by spreading its flyer campaign across every surface of the Lower East Side. Among others, the handbills, which advertise the new “Blessed” skate video, were wheat-pasted along the facade of 26 First Avenue. The landlord had reportedly commissioned […]

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Skatewear Brand ‘Supreme’ Heads to 190 Bowery

Posted October 3, 2018 at 5:00 am

Supreme is reportedly coming to the Lower East Side, albeit on a temporary basis. The pioneering skatewear brand is apparently negotiating a lease for retail space at the Germania Bank Building on the Bowery. Per Crain’s Business, which first reported the news yesterday, the lease would be temporary while the twenty-four-year-old Lafayette Street headquarters undergoes […]

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Supreme Taps Iconic Lee Quinones Handball Wall Mural for Spring Collection

Last modified March 28, 2018 at 9:32 am

Skate brand Supreme teamed up with graffiti legend Lee Quinones to produce apparel based on one of his most iconic Lower East Side murals. The artwork, dubbed “Lion’s Den,” dates back to 1980 at the Corlears Junior High School 56 on Madison Street. Quinones, who was a former student, had already painted one side of […]

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David Sims’ ‘Supreme’ Book Launch at Dashwood Books

Last modified September 16, 2015 at 12:10 pm

Acclaimed British fashion photographer David Sims has partnered with the iconic skate brand, Supreme, for a new book appropriately titled Supreme. The book contains 64 pages of color photos shot in the studio, on the streets of New York city, and includes personal, candid shots from Sims’ own collection. The project focuses mostly on members […]

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Skater Brand ‘Diamond Supply Co.’ Opening Flagship at 286 Lafayette Street

Posted June 19, 2014 at 6:09 am

In due course, Supreme will have some company in the skate culture sphere of Lafayette Street. The twenty-year-old downtown beacon will soon be challenged by a likeminded brand. Possibly too close for comfort – three doors to the north. Workers toiling at 286 Lafayette Street reveal that misleadingly-named Diamond Supply Co. is reportedly opening a flagship […]

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Queuing on Jersey Street for the Supreme x Nike SB Dunk 2012

Posted July 19, 2012 at 6:42 am

To commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the original Supreme x Nike SB Dunk Low, the urban lifestyle brand is updating the skater shoe for 2012.

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Nicholas Forker Paints Rag & Bone Mural

Posted May 3, 2011 at 6:39 am

The last Rag & Bone mural lived a fairly tortuous life during its twilight years on the Elizabeth Street facade of 73 East Houston. It now has a new identity.

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Lady Gaga is Now Mr. Googly Eyes of 290 Mulberry

Posted March 30, 2011 at 6:18 am

Those ubiquitous Lady Gaga branded Supreme bills have been undergoing unique street transformations all across the Lower East Side.

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