Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony is a brand and US-based multi-label retail store; founded by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim in 2002. Opening Ceremony originated when the founders went travelling, which served to inspire the duo to create a space to share their findings from their travels, passion for art and fashion. The name is inspired by the the modern Olympics, paying homage to the brand’s aim of curating pieces from all around the world. OC has become known for its plethora of collaborations with Vans, COMMES des GARCONS, adidas and Maison Martin Margiela etc.

Opening Ceremony and Teva Serve up Buoyant Summer 2020 Footwear Capsule
Footwear

Opening Ceremony and Teva Serve up Buoyant Summer 2020 Footwear Capsule

Marking their fourth collaboration.

Opening Ceremony Places Plaid Patterns on the Reebok Instapump Fury
Footwear

Opening Ceremony Places Plaid Patterns on the Reebok Instapump Fury

OC’s stores may have shuttered, but its collaborative product is rolling right along.

Opening Ceremony Recruits Acclaimed Artists for 'Beastie Boys Story' Merch
Fashion

Opening Ceremony Recruits Acclaimed Artists for 'Beastie Boys Story' Merch

Kim Gordan, Raymond Pettibon, Geoff McFetridge and more.

A Look Back at Opening Ceremony’s 20 Most Notable Collaborations
Fashion 

A Look Back at Opening Ceremony’s 20 Most Notable Collaborations

From ugly sandals to partnerships with Yoko Ono and Elvis Presley Enterprises.

Opening Ceremony to Close All Stores in 2020
Fashion 

Opening Ceremony to Close All Stores in 2020

Focusing on its in-house line instead.

New Guards Group Officially Acquires Opening Ceremony
Fashion 

New Guards Group Officially Acquires Opening Ceremony

Founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim will still be heavily involved as co-creative directors.

Opening Ceremony and HOKA ONE ONE Reunite For Limited Edition Drop
Footwear

Opening Ceremony and HOKA ONE ONE Reunite For Limited Edition Drop

The special Clifton model will arrive in three lifestyle-geared colorways.

Opening Ceremony Joins Dickies 1922 for Bold FW19 Leopard Print Workwear
Fashion

Opening Ceremony Joins Dickies 1922 for Bold FW19 Leopard Print Workwear

Giving classic silhouettes a playful makeover.

HOKA ONE ONE Taps Opening Ceremony Once Again for Sleek TOR ULTRA HI Boot
Footwear

HOKA ONE ONE Taps Opening Ceremony Once Again for Sleek TOR ULTRA HI Boot

Releasing in a “Nimbus Cloud” colorway.

Russell Westbrook Teams up With Jordan Brand & Opening Ceremony for Cozy Apparel Collection
Fashion

Russell Westbrook Teams up With Jordan Brand & Opening Ceremony for Cozy Apparel Collection

Featuring a oversized overcoat, cropped sweat pants, and much more.

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