Supreme Sneaker Collaborations

SUPREME is a streetwear clothing label started by James Jebbia in 1994. Its first location was on Lafayette Street in New York City's famed SoHo district, located at the heart of the downtown neighborhood's shopping hub. Jebbia was raised in the U.K., but was actually born in the U.S.; he returned to the states in 1983 and later found work at Parachute skateshop. From 1991 to 1994, Jebbia was store manager of Stussy.

In 1994, Supreme opened its doors. While serving as a skate-shop retail space, Supreme was also designed like a minimalist art gallery, displaying skateboard decks on the wall as if they were priceless paintings. The amount of product on display was very scarce, giving off the illusion of items always being low in stock. Supreme's mix of art, hip-hop, and skate was highly appealing to the Japanese market, so much so that he was convinced to open several chapter stores in the country. Other locations in Los Angeles, London, Paris, and Brooklyn followed – all emulating the aesthetic of the original Lafayette St. location.

Supreme is most known for its “box logo” items, and their t-shirts/hoodies/crew-necks continue to be the most in-demand products every season. However, their seasonal collection is very extensive, offering all different types of apparel and footwear. Supreme is also notorious for their random accessories of all prices ranges, from inexpensive ash-trays to Fender Stratocaster guitars.

The most well-known Supreme collaborations on the fashion end include Nike (such as the Supreme SB Dunks), Jordan (such as the Supreme Jordan 5), Comme des Garcons, The North Face, Stone Island, and Vans. However, its most ground-breaking collaboration came in 2017 as the label worked with French fashion house Louis Vuitton for a full capsule of leather goods and apparel; today, it is considered to be among the most coveted streetwear items in history.

In the world of sneakers, Supreme stands as one of the most eye-catching collaborators and is unmatched in terms of its ability to demand attention. Some of its more recent collaborations include the Supreme Jordan 14 and Supreme SB Dunk. Starting in 2020, they offered a seasonal staple in the form of a Supreme Air Force 1 that simple features the small red logo on the heel.

Supreme Sneaker Collaborations

Supreme And Vans Say “Fuck ‘Em”

Supreme has been dishing out middle fingers to the sneaker/fashion industry for years, and their latest Vans collaboration stays true to that disruptive ethos. The...

By Andrew Rizzo June 10, 2024
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Supreme Is Releasing A Shanghai-Exclusive Nike Air Force 1

Supreme’s continuing growth of its brick-and-mortar locations took a pit stop in Shanghai, its first location in China. In what is now a tradition with...

By Sneaker News May 14, 2024
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Supreme x Nike Air Max 1 Releasing In 2025

Supreme will release an Air Max 1 collaboration as part of its Spring/Summer 2025 collection, according to to Brendan Dunne of Complex. Four colorways are...

By Sneaker News May 9, 2024
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Supreme x Nike SB Darwin Low Releases On May 2nd

Long teased and long-awaited, the Supreme x Nike SB Darwin Low collection is finally upon us. In typical fashion, the skate imprint is reaching back...

By Matt Varga April 29, 2024
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Supreme x Nike Air Max Dn Sells Out Within Minutes

The Supreme x Nike Air Max Dn has sold out within minutes of the brand’s 11am ET launch time. The table is now set for...

By Sneaker News February 12, 2024
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Supreme Revisits The Vans Half Cab And Old Skool With Faux Fur

Supreme is set to close out 2023 with a special collection with VF Corporation-mate, Vans. Unveiled today, the latest between the New York City-institution and...

By Jovani Hernandez December 12, 2023
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Supreme’s Unreleased Purple Nike SB Dunk Low Is Up For Auction

Samples aren’t rare within the world of sneakers, but few warrant the response as Supreme‘s discarded, unreleased products. Recently, luxury auction house Sotheby’s revealed that...

By Jovani Hernandez December 6, 2023
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Supreme Transforms The Nike Air Darwin Low Into A Skate Shoe

UPDATE November 7th, 2023: Photos of the “Volt” colorway have been added. — Supreme and the Nike SB banner are more than familiar with one...

By Jared Ebanks October 14, 2023
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Supreme Is Bringing Back The Notorious Nike Courtposite From 2002

Updated October 16th, 2023: Supreme announces an October 19th release date for their Nike Courtposite collaboration (10/21 in Asia). Official lookbook images have also been...

By Sneaker News August 28, 2023
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