Digital Fashion Marketing Successes

Ronald Afarnu | Period 1 | Jan.4th, 2016

A Bathing Ape

A Bathing Ape, or better known as Bape, is a high-end streetwear brand.
Producing their clothing in extremely limited quantities, while having a high demand and desire by the masses, Bape has been a giant success since its founding in Tokyo, Japan in 1983, and is still growing today.

Since the get-go, Bape has collaborated with well known celebrities and music artists, including Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Wiz Khalifa, and much more. The brand utilizes its popularity with the rich and famous to advertise themselves. For example: the current face of the company is the well known music artist and dancer; Chris Brown.

Supreme

Supreme is a skateboard shop/clothing brand established in New York City in 1994.

Similar to Bape, Supreme produces in extremely limited quantities, with a huge demand and desire by teens, adults, the rich, and the famous all alike.

Though Supreme does not focus on its advertising much, its popularity and desire grows tremendously year by year.

The brand's popularity is so widespread that customers regularly camp out and lineup days in advance outside their flagship stores for their clothing releases; there have even been fights and police shutdowns due to these lines.

Nike

Nike is a sportswear and shoe brand originally established in 1964 under the name of Blue Ribbon Sports, and later had a name change to Nike in 1971.

Since the 70's till now, Nike has been collaborating with brands and celebrities.
One notable and ongoing collaboration is Nike's work with basketball player Michael Jordan's shoe brand, Air Jordan.

Nike uses famous athletes, billboards, magazines, and commercials to advertise their clothing and shoes.

Adidas

Adidas is a shoe and clothing brand developed in Germany in 1949

In recent times, Adidas is widely popular with teenagers, and young adults

they utilize celebrities of all nationalities to advertise themselves in commercials, magazines, billboards, and more.

Their most notable collaboration would have to be Kanye West's Yeezys.

Chanel

Chanel is a high-end clothing company founded in 1909 in Paris, France.

Chanel produces high quality clothing, shoes, fragrances, and more.

Chanel advertises mainly in magazines and commercials, striking popularity in the rich, famous, and teenagers.