ADIDAS ORIGINALS started in a wash room and conquered the world. And in-between, they have scored big and also, sometimes, struggled to reach their goals. They have done their best for the best. They have improved and grown. Looking ahead to the future, always remembering where they came from.
Since 1919 Champion has inspired athletes on and off the field with its authentic, American athletic apparel. From iconic Champion activewear to the latest in performance workout clothes for men, women and kids, you'll find quality sportswear for every level of play
The history of this brand began in the streets of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), when Kassel Goorin sold his first hat in 1895. Soon, his sons Alfred and Ted learned the office of their father and founded Goorin Bros. This is how, year after year , the family tradition has been extended to the present day. A house that has managed to reinvent itself, modernize and update its models, targeting a younger audience.
GRIMEY WEAR was founded in 2006 on the outskirts of Madrid (Spain). It started with a 8 t-shirts sampler, all of them designed and printed by the brand’s original co-founders, in a small basement. The brand starts growing up until was consolidate as one of the most important street-wear trade marks.
For more than 100 years New Balance has worked actively and consistently to mobilize the world, since they start from a simple idea: we were born to move.
Its premise is to support athletes in pursuit of excellence, either by helping them win new records and win medals, or by encouraging everyday athletes to achieve their goals, run their first 5 kilometers or simply maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.
Nike, originally known as Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS), was founded by University of Oregon track athlete Phil Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman in January 1964. The company initially operated as a distributor for Japanese shoe maker Onitsuka Tiger (now ASICS), making most sales at track meets out of Knight's automobile.
Pieter Janssen (1976), better known as his artist name Piet Parra, is a Dutch illustrator and graphic designer. Under the name of Parra, Janssen does graphic work for posters and brochures. He also designed several Nike shoes, including Air Max 1 'Cherrywood' and Air Max 95 'The Running Man'.
The brothers Rudolf and Adolf Dassler found the company “Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik“ (Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory) in Herzogenaurach, Germany. At the Olympic Summer Games in Amsterdam in 1928, a majority of the German athletes wear Dassler spikes. In 1936, Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the Olympic Games in Berlin sporting Dassler spikes.
By 1910 Saucony's story had only taken its first steps, but already they were making 800 pairs of shoes a day in its two-story Saucony Creek (Saucony Creek) factory, a name that comes from the Indian expression saconk which, in the language of the Lenni Lenape tribe, means "where two rivers run together".
Everything began in 1966 when the company was founded, in northern Italy, by Sergio Tacchini, the International Tennis player who was a singles player in the Davis Cup for Italy from 1959 to 1966.The brand immediately introduced great innovation in style, using colours at a time when tennis players only wore white.
In 1997, Jeff Staple walked into a boutique in New York City wearing a shirt he printed in his silkscreen class at Parsons School of Design. He had no intention of even wanting to start a brand. He walked out of that store with an order of 12 shirts. Staple was officially open for business. What started as a small T-Shirt line handmade by him, grew organically and began to gain visibility in NYC
Andy Mueller was raised in the mid-west on a healthy diet of BMX, skateboarding, music and magazines. At an early age, Andy became addicted to the art of image making and photo taking. In 1993, Andy founded OhioGirl Design, a small design/photo/film studio. In 1997, Andy started “The Quiet Life” with a few friends from within OhioGirl.