ABOUT the CRATE
Founded in 2014, by Far Rockaway natives Terrill Kirk and Tyrell Oliver, the CRATE is an apparel brand known for its grittily luxurious aesthetic and raw brand ethos. The brand is more than just a clothing destination, it’s a lifestyle, one significant to essential living. the CRATE aims to use its platform to not just sell clothing but to tell unspoken stories and connect the community through them holistically, from design to brand representation.
Born in the heart and soul of Far Rockaway, Queens– a place often referred to as the sixth borough–the CRATE’s existence in this space is reflective of the streetwear lane its carving out for itself daily–in but not of. The storefront serves as a Rockaway neighborhood staple where everyone in the community, from hustlers to surfers, can get fly and gain a unique shopping experience courtesy of the brand designer himself.
Within its nine year history, the CRATE has been worn by the likes of Kanye West, J.Cole, Carmelo Anthony, Issa Rae, Bas, Wiz Khalifa, Fivio Foreign and more, in addition to a bevy of diverse customers from every imaginable walk of life. The brand continues to expand its reach through rawness, seamless wearability and innovatively clever design.
Each piece of apparel is proudly designed and made in USA using high-quality fabrics and custom dye processes, giving customers a top tier wearing experience made to last.
“Fresh off the Block, I got the print of the CRATE on me.” – Stack Bundles