James Jebbia

James Jebbia

Founder of Supreme
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Date of Birth 1963
Industries Streetwear
James Jebbia is the founder of iconic streetwear brand Supreme. Jebbia has become an inspiration to young fashion designers, entrepreneurs, and skateboarders around the globe. His efforts have attracted a global cult following for his skateboarding-inspired brand. Supreme has collaborated with prominent brands such as Comme des Garçons, Levi’s, Vans and Louis Vuitton, as well as artists like Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, and Richard Prince.

1994

Founded Supreme

1991

Helps launch Stüssy NYC

1989

Opens streetwear retailer Union NYC with Mary Ann Fusco
James Jebbia Details the DNA Behind Supreme in Rare Interview
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James Jebbia Details the DNA Behind Supreme in Rare Interview

Discussing the origins of the brand, to its growth, and future.

James Jebbia Discusses Supreme Italia Fakes in Rare Interview
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James Jebbia Discusses Supreme Italia Fakes in Rare Interview

“This is a whole new level with this criminal enterprise — these complete imposters and impersonators.”

James Jebbia of Supreme Gives Humble Acceptance Speech During 2018 CFDA Awards
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James Jebbia of Supreme Gives Humble Acceptance Speech During 2018 CFDA Awards

Watch Raf Simons and Ralph Lauren accept theirs as well.

Supreme's James Jebbia Takes Home 2018 CFDA Award for Menswear Designer of the Year
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Supreme's James Jebbia Takes Home 2018 CFDA Award for Menswear Designer of the Year

Raf Simons and Kim Kardashian take home titles too.

Supreme's James Jebbia Nominated for CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year
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Supreme's James Jebbia Nominated for CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year

Alongside Raf Simons & Virgil Abloh.

To Survive, Streetwear Must Abandon Sexism
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To Survive, Streetwear Must Abandon Sexism

The “boys’ club” mentality puts the entire movement in danger.

#35: Announcing Our New Radio Series, 'Business of HYPE' Hosted by jeffstaple
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#35: Announcing Our New Radio Series, 'Business of HYPE' Hosted by jeffstaple

The streetwear OG also goes long on just about everything Staple.

Supreme Reportedly Hiring Chief Financial Officer
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Supreme Reportedly Hiring Chief Financial Officer

Could it be you?

How Supreme Broke Fashion's Glass Ceiling
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How Supreme Broke Fashion's Glass Ceiling

The recent sale is a game changer for streetwear.

James Jebbia Hopes Supreme's Brooklyn Location Makes It Easier to Shop for the Brand
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James Jebbia Hopes Supreme's Brooklyn Location Makes It Easier to Shop for the Brand

He wants us to “understand” why Supreme always has lines.

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