Top Notch and Stylish Skateboarding Footwear and Accessories
Globe International Limited is a respected name in the skateboarding and action sport equipment and accessories industry. With several thousand consumers across almost hundred countries snapping up products from the company, and manufacturing centres scattered across Australia, USA, England, France and China, Globe International is a brand to be reckoned with. Globe shoes, footwear, apparel, accessories and cruiserboards are popular the world over.
Globe is a brainchild of former Australian skateboarding champions Peter Hill and Stephen, who, along with current CEO Matt Hill established the company in 1984. Over the years, Globe International has expanded its operations and acquired companies to become one of largest skateboard companies in the world. Globe shoes, apparel and accessories are much sought after, and the company’s product portfolio is an extensive one, given the fact that it has many proprietary brands and a thriving distribution business of brands owned by third parties.
Proprietary and distributed brands
Globe International has an operating presence in Europe, North America andAustralasia. It maintains a number of proprietary brands like Gallaz, Darkstar, Tensor and Blind to name some. The company also distributes products by several third party-owned brands such as Girl, Chocolate, Flip, Thrasher and The Berrics.
Globe International sponsors some of the best known names from the skating and surfing arenas, including the likes of Mark Appleyard, Chris Haslam, Damien Hobgood and Mark Occhilupo. The company’s sponsorship of major skateboarding and surfing events like the World Cup Skateboarding and Pro Fiji WCT Event is also well-known.
Globe’s footwear range comprises sandals, sneakers and kids’ shoes. The slate-friendly designs ensure that skaters are shock-proof against hard falls and landings. Collar and tongue padding, grippy soles, reinforced midsoles and traction solutions are all aimed at protecting skateboarders on and off the board. Depending on your needs and preference, you can opt for exclusive performance shoes for only your skating adventures, or options that club casual day-to-day wear with a bit of street skating.
Globe Shoes are recognized for their innovative features. Incorporating technology and features that deliver performance, comfort and lasting durability, they tick all the right boxes. Of course, you cannot talk about Globe Shoes and not mention style. Its signature models are very popular, and the newer additions all boast exceptional quality and unique style. From the more sporty and classic designs to pre-worn styles and exclusive ones for women and girls, Globe Shoes cater to different needs and preferences.
Globe’s special projects
The company’s special projects have seen it collaborate with some of the best artists and brands, including Christies of London, The Clash, Pete Towend and Splatterhouse. With one-of-a-kind designs and exuberant Globe Splatterhouse shoes to those with a death metal flare (Gojira Globe Skate Shoes), the brand has constantly brought out something new and exciting for consumers.
Other Globe products
Globe shoes apart, its jackets, tank tops, boardshorts, sweatshirts also boast neat styles and pretty reasonable prices. The company’s line of accessories includes caps, socks, backpacks and beanies. Globe’s cruiserboards are also available in several exciting patterns and colours.