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Flipping Supreme: An Underground Clothing Store in Chinatown

Pitchfork Reviews Reviews’ David Shapiro on the ancillary markets for clothing from a particularly popular skate shop:

The enterprise, which its owner refers to as Unique Hype Collection, is in the business of buying clothing from the skate-inspired men’s fashion brand Supreme at retail prices, waiting until the items have sold out at Supreme’s physical stores and online shop, and then putting those items up for sale in the mall and on eBay at significant markups.

• November 8, 2013, 12:44 pm |