Buy Fabric skateboard decks, wheels, hardware, hats and t-shirts. Launched out of the North East of England in 2011, Fabric is a relatively new contender in the British deck market. The brand has constructed a team encompassing riders from all around the UK and Ireland, with ex-Bluebrint Skateboards pro Mark Baines heading up the squad. Other riders include Hull’s Paul Regan, Bristol’s Jason Lewer, and Canadian-turned-Londoner Mannie Lopez.
Since launching the team have been active in promoting the brand both at home and abroad. Their first official outing as a team came in the form of a Madrid tour which featured in Sidewalk Magazine in July 2012 under the title “Dry Chicken, No Politics”. They have also dropped various online videos including welcome edits for team riders Connor North, Mannie Lopez and Douwe Macare. Recent features include a team edit on the DC Embassy site, a full interview and video part from Paul Regan over on the Red Bull site, and further DC embassy video coverage of team rider James Bush. They have also secured distribution in Japan via the Osaka-based Backyard Distribution.
Other notable achievements include a Sidewalk Magazine cover for professional Mark Baines, and amateur Douwe Macare winning the Osiris Experience competition in Prague in which Fabric’s Irish representative came out on top against some of the top European ams.
Fabric make a range of skateboarding hardware including skateboard decks, wheels and hardware. Their soft goods range boasts T-shirts, crew necks and hoodies as well as a range of headwear styles including 5 panel caps, snapback caps, traditional beanies and pom pom beanies.