Champion

Champion

Champion U.S.A. is an American clothing manufacturer, specializing in sportswear founded as Champion Athleticwear by Simon Feinbloom and his sons Abraham and William in Rochestor. Champion is currently the second-largest subsidiary brand under HanesBrands Inc., which originated from the Sara Lee Corporation. Champion also has a Japanese subsidiary line which is more lifestyle-oriented and boasts a retro collegiate aesthetic.

2016

Seeks partnership with Paris label Vetements

2014

Introduces Champion Vapor technology

2008

Becomes the official performance apparel of the ESPN Wide World of Sports

1992

Chosen as the official outfitter for Olympic basketball champion “Dream Team”

1938

Invents iconic Reverse Weave Sweatshirt

1930s

Renamed to Champion Knitting Mills, Inc

1919

Established as the Knickerbocker Knitting Company by brothers Bill and Abe Feinbloom in New York
A First Look at Champion's "Rituals" Reverse Weave SS19 Collection
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A First Look at Champion's "Rituals" Reverse Weave SS19 Collection

Ranging from muted tones to bold colors.

BEAMS & Champion Reunite for Golf-Inspired SS19 Capsule Collab
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BEAMS & Champion Reunite for Golf-Inspired SS19 Capsule Collab

American flag accents included.

Champion Joins Forces With clothsurgeon for Ivy League-Inspired Collection
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Champion Joins Forces With clothsurgeon for Ivy League-Inspired Collection

Looking to the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s for reference.

Dr. Romanelli & Modernica Team up for a Set of Chairs Made from Vintage Champion Sweatshirts
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Dr. Romanelli & Modernica Team up for a Set of Chairs Made from Vintage Champion Sweatshirts

Patchwork seating.

Champion & London Youth Reveal New Charity Capsule
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Champion & London Youth Reveal New Charity Capsule

Celebrating young Londoners.

Supreme Has the Most Powerful Logo in the World
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Supreme Has the Most Powerful Logo in the World

According to Lyst’s yearly report.

Wood Wood & Champion Celebrate American Sportswear With FW18 Collaboration
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Wood Wood & Champion Celebrate American Sportswear With FW18 Collaboration

Featuring distorted, sports-influenced graphics.

Timberland & Champion Launch New Apparel and 6-Inch Boot Collection
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Timberland & Champion Launch New Apparel and 6-Inch Boot Collection

Including the “Luxe Pack” and “Sport Pack.”

Hyperfly Taps Champion for a Sturdy Jiu-Jitsu Kimono
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Hyperfly Taps Champion for a Sturdy Jiu-Jitsu Kimono

Hardwearing Gi and pants, informed by Champion’s comfortable textiles.

A First Look at the Skechers x Champion Collaboration
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A First Look at the Skechers x Champion Collaboration

Presented by Skechers
A nod to nostalgia.
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