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Complex put together 50 facts about Supreme that you might not know. A few of our favorites include:

#5
It cost around $12,000 to open Supreme back in 1994.

#9
Gio Estevez was Supreme’s first hire in 1994.

#10
Aaron Bondaroff dropped out of high school in 1992, got caught shoplifting from Union
and started working at Supreme in 1994.

#12
The initial Supreme skate team was comprised of Ryan Hickey, Justin Pierce, Gio Estevez,
Peter Bici, Mike Hernandez, Jones and Chris Keefe, Loki and Paul Leung.

#19
Mark “Gonz” Gonzales used to send postcards to the NYC shop,
sometimes addressed to Harold Hunter at “Supream.”

#40
Supreme’s first official in-house lookbook wasn’t until 2009.

#43
Supreme paid $20,000 to buy out a parody brand called Shortypop in 2010,
which was named after a Niketalk member and featured photos of her.

To view all 50 visit the full slideshow here.