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Sunday, April 11, 2010

SUPREME Canvas Sneaker

In the market for a clean casual shoe? After previous successful crossovers with Vans, Nike and countless artists and graphic designers, cult downtown brand Supreme has taken the concept and experience of their past collaborations on board and created their own footwear. Simply called "canvas shoes", these breathable oxfords are lined with leather and sit on a comfortable gum sole. Just right for those who don't want to step away from the sneaker feel.

In 1994, Supreme opened its doors on Lafayette Street in downtown Manhattan and became the home of New York skate culture. Challenging the dominance of the established West Coast skater scene and the then conservatism of NYC, Supreme defi
ned the aesthetic of an era of rebellious cool that reached from skaters to fashionistas and hip hop heads. Over the last 16 years, the brand has stayed true to its roots while collaborating with some of the most groundbreaking artists and designers of its generation, and with stores in Los Angeles and Japan has become an international icon of independent counter-cultural style.

In this rare sit-down with Interview Magazine, Supreme's U.S.-born, England–raised founder James Jebbia offers some insight into his influential brand:-

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