Who We Are
It’s all good.
That’s our philosophy at Humbles, a New Jersey-based and artist-owned apparel brand. We don’t strive for perfection. Instead, we lean into accepting imperfections in the creative process by turning them into attributes. Humbles clothing is an artist-made and owned brand delivering oversized prints on apparel made in the USA. Monthly drops and the occasional artist/maker collaboration designs are hand-dyed and manually printed at our Trenton, New Jersey studio. Even in small batches, individual products offer subtle peculiarities that make Humbles clothing one-of-a-kind wearable artwork.
Did we mention it’s wildly comfortable too?
Much like the psychedelic experience, Humbles clothing is fostered by the creativity of love and understanding. Not all things are perfect, and we can accept and cherish them just the way they are. As individual pieces, no singular item is better than another. It’s all good!
Humbles Origin Story
Launched in the summer of 2019 at the influential pop-up Wilder Shores in Brooklyn, NY, Humbles’ custom print designs caught the attention of the Grateful Dead community, among other fellow artists. Humbles’ illustrations bear a heavy tattoo presence and meld psychedelic themes with childhood characters to evoke easygoing vibes. Bright pops of hand-dyed color swirl under a collage of instantly nostalgia-inducing characters to provide comfortable artwear.
Since our humble beginnings (pun obviously intended), our small custom order t-shirt operation has become a thriving New Jersey screen printed apparel brand. One-off items were so successful early on that we couldn’t keep up with the demand. We gave our customers what they wanted and started producing full collection drops. Get the first look at Humbles drops and special items before they’re gone by joining our mailing list today because our products sell out fast!
What’s in a Name?
The Humbles’ name is a nod to childlike wonder and youthfulness. In the 1980s, an innocent mispronunciation of a Grandmother’s porcelain Hummel collection resulted in the eventual namesake, but we encompass so much more.
Just like the psychedelic experience, Humbles represents a free-spirited and soulful lifestyle. We embrace authenticity and promote uniqueness with every opportunity.
Humbles Collaborations & Partnerships
Humbles has made amazing friendships and formed strong business relationships along the way. We only work with contributing artists and makers to support small-business partnerships and never offshore our products.
We have ongoing collaborations with the impressive Good Trip Studios @goodtripnetflix.
Other great mashups include ceramic makers @goodhouseceramics and @variegatedtroy, and skateboard decks from @testskateboarding.
Chumbles is an artist and makers series featuring five long-sleeved t-shirts adorned in the artist’s medium. All proceeds go to the featured artist.
Finding Humbles Near You
You can catch Humbles selling t-shirts and other products at events and pop-ups nationwide, including Wilder Shores, Puffcon, and The Flower Shop in Jersey City, NJ
Find Humbles stocked around town and check out Stockist’s list for your local Humbles dealers, including:
· Mojave Flea, Yucca Valley CA
· Mojave Flea, Palm Springs CA
· Fog City Flea, San Francisco CA
· Shelter Cultivation Project, Burlington VT
· Jus Organic, Atlantic Highlands NJ
· Blue Ridge Hemp Co., Asheville NC
Here at Humbles, it’s essential to pay it forward and help those less fortunate. We have proudly raised money for numerous charities for human rights, children’s music education, psychedelic research, and education in screen printing.
In all honesty, there would be no Humbles success without the support of the Grateful Dead community, those we’ve collaborated with, and our loyal customers and business partners. We appreciate every single one of you!
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