Reebok is a global athletic footwear and apparel company, operating as a subsidiary of Adidas since 2005.Reebok produces and distributes fitness and sports items including shoes, workout clothing and accessories, and training equipment. Reebok is the official footwear and apparel sponsor for UFC, CrossFit, Spartan Race, and Les Mills.In 1958 Reebok was established as a companion company to J.W. Foster and Sons, founded in 1895 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. As a British brand, Reebok apparel featured a Union Jack flag from 1895 until 1986.
Adidas is a German multinational corporation, headquartered in
Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.Adidas was registered on 18 August 1949 by Adolf Dassler, following a family feud at the Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik company between him and his older brother Rudolf.
New Balance Athletics, Inc. (NB), best known as simply New Balance, is an American multinational corporation based in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1906 as the “New Balance Arch Support Company” and is one of the world’s major sports footwear manufacturers.New Balance maintains a manufacturing presence in the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom—for the European market.
Shawn Stussy is an American fashion designer and surfer. In 1980 Stussy founded his eponymous brand Stüssy, which was originally surfer-style clothing started with “transferring surfboard graphics to T shirts and shorts”
Stussy grew up in California and made surfboards since age 13. He later worked for the Chuck Dent surf shop in Huntington Beach and Russell Surfboards in Newport Beach in California
Stone Island is an Italian premium men’s apparel brand from Ravarino famous for its compass patch that buttons onto the upper sleeve of the left arm. It belongs to Carlo Rivetti’s “Sportswear Company” (SPW).
Massimo Osti (b. 1944; † 2005) started his first label C.P. Company in 1974. Stone Island was set as a secondary line or diffusion collection of his main label. The brand specialized in surface treatment of fabrics and dyeing techniques. GFT bought the company in 1983, Osti left in 1994, it is now run by Carlo Rivetti.