Shawn Stüssy then was a talented Surfboard shaper that infused Punk Rock style art into his boards.

The Legendary Stüssy street clothing brand was the brainchild of Shawn Stüssy back in the early 80’s. Shawn Stüssy then was a talented Surfboard shaper that infused Punk Rock style art into his boards. The graphic t-shirt, at the time, was just a side project to help promote his wave rippers. Shawn Stüssy had no idea that his brand would become what it has become today. It’s now a legendary brand that has outlast most of its competitors and still fresh as ever.

The Stüssy brand has help shaped the street clothing market for a host of newcomers. Looking back at all of the street brands over the years, you definitely see some Stüssy influence amongst the brands.