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Whether you’re a seasoned skatewear fanatic who could write this post yourself or you’ve never heard of Diamond Supply Co. but like the look of those shoes; we’re celebrating the brand joining the schuh pack by offering up our top 10 favourite facts on the brand.

  1. They have one of the best skateboarding teams in the world. We’re talking the likes of Paul Rodriguez, Mike Caroll, Eric Koston, Kareem Campbell and Bob Burnquist – the big guns.
  2. Diamond Supply Co. was founded in 1998 by Nicholas Tershay (aka Nick Diamond).
  3. Lupe Fiasco, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross are all fans of the brand.

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[Diamond Supply Co. Black Quest Mid]

  1. Nick Diamond keeps a Pantone book and measuring tape close at hand for when design inspiration hits.
  2. The brand holds the philosophy of producing limited runs of their products, making them as rare as a diamond.
  3. Nick Diamond was the creative brain behind the infamous Diamond Nike SB Dunk, which is hailed as one of Nike SB’s most successful styles of all time (we’re talking sneakerheads camping outside stores to get a slice of the action the night before their launch). The popularity of this collaboration also propelled Diamond Supply Co. from a skateboarding-famous brand to an industry leader in the realms of streetwear and beyond.

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[Diamond Supply Co. Grey Quest Mid]

  1. The brand has 3 flagship stores. Their first store is in Los Angeles, the second San Francisco and the third in downtown New York City.
  2. The brand originally only manufactured t-shirts and bolts, growing into the full-range company we know today that produces some of best skateboard hard and soft goods, accessories and footwear in the world.
  3. Ice-T visits the stores on a regular basis with his son to stock up on the latest Diamond releases.
  4. Nick Diamond has been regularly active on the HYPEBEAST forums since 2006, stating that the relationships he built within that online community has been a key attribute to the success of the brand.

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