Monthly Archives: November 2020

Sherwood Park teacher wins GG Award for course linking skateboard design to Indigenous history

A teacher from Sherwood Park is awarded for an unusual classroom project he created at Salisbury Composite High School. Kristian Basaraba teaches what he calls a “sk8trepreneur” course and one of his recent projects, Exploring Colonialism, Creativity and Reconciliation with Skateboards, combines skateboard design with Indigenous history. The project has …

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Streetwear brand Supreme sold to parent company of Vans for $ 2.1 billion

splits: 6 If you’ve walked Fairfax Avenue between Melrose and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles in the past few years, you’ve seen the long line of mostly young men outside the Supreme store. They stand in line for days before the popular brand comes up with a new shoe, sweatshirt …

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Despite Covid, brand experiences are alive and welcome

Experiential endeavors these days are just a great reminder to people that the world still exists beyond Zoom screens. In June, we worked with New York City and the Pride Committee to have five custom-wrapped BMW vehicles safely run the planned route of the Pride Day Parade which was canceled …

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Skateboarding brand Huf has bailed out RiNo’s planned store, lawsuits say

Huf Worldwide was due to open a RiNo store in January before withdrawing from its lease, according to a complaint filed by its owner. (Courtesy of Huf Worldwide) Huf Worldwide pulled a 180 on a planned RiNo store. The California skateboarding brand leased 1,877 square feet at 2660 Walnut St., …

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VF Corp. buys streetwear brand Supreme for $ 2.1 billion

The parent company of Vans, Dickies, Timberland and The North Face on Monday announced plans to buy Supreme in a $ 2.1 billion acquisition deal expected to be finalized before year-end . Founded in a skateboard store in New York City in 1994, Supreme clothing became popular with skateboarders, fans …

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