Collaborations aren’t just something whereby a brand can attach its logo to another brands’ designs and call it good to go. One of the most hyped and talked about streetwear collaborations from the last 10 years is without a shadow of a doubt the Supreme x The North Face drops. The partnership has now grown into something so big it’s literally some of the biggest news of the year in the streetwear industry when its released.
Resale values of Supreme x TNF jackets can go for £1000 upwards with some of the now older releases the most sought after. Streetwear collectors all over the world dream about owning every single item from each drop from Nuptse’s to Mountain Parka’s in everything from leopard print to bandanna prints. Here is your complete guide to every collaboration since 2007.
February 2007 – This sparked the start of what was to become the most talked about streetwear collaboration on the entire planet. The first collaboration saw the two put their spin on the classic Summit Series Jacket, obviously extras were added like the leopard print inner.
February 2008 – New colourways of the Summit Series Jacket are introduced with an allover city-scape print a year after the first partnership.
December 2008 – The 3rd instalment sees the North Face Denali Jacket kitted out in 300 series Polartec fleece in an assortment of tonal colourways.
March 2010 – Nearly a year and a half later the 4th instalment sees the Expedition Pullover getting a technical update with a waterproof 3L nylon and fully taped seams.
November 2010 – The winter version of 2010 sees the Mountain Jacket and Base Camp Duffle Bag kitted out in a water resistant British Millerain waxed cotton fabric.
April 2011 – The collaboration really starts to get streetwear enthusiasts talking with the introduction of the Dolomite Sleeping Bag which features Heatshield Optimal Technology. Also included in the drop is the Windbreakers Pullover with a water resistant poly shell and the Horizon hat.
November 2011 – The first introduction of the Nuptse into the special collaboration sees a leopard print version with a water resistant nylon shell, mini ripstop weave and 700 Goose Down Fill. Also included is the Rolling Thunder Suitcase.
April 2012 – The Venture Jacket features an allover map print and is made from a water resistant ripstop Hyvent Shell. The Hotshot Backpack & Wayfinder Bag both feature a 600D poly and ballistics nylon shell.
October 2012 – The Mountain Shell Jacket and Day Backpack come available in a water resistant corduroy cotton in 3 different colourways.
April 2013 – The Mountain Parka is given a reflective 3M outershell with contrasting ripstop panelling. The Day Pack and Roo II are also given the reflective treatment.
November 2013 – The second introduction of the Nuptse in the partnership sees an all over fur print with a 700 goose down fill. Also included is a fur print Nuptse Vest.
April 2014 – The Expedition Coaches Jacket features a waterproof nylon shell available in the highly sought after allover atlas print. Also included in the drop is the Expedition Medium Day Backpack also available in the atlas print.
November 2014 – The Mountain Parka gets treated to an all over bandanna print and a fully sealed mini ripstop shell. The Dolomite sleeping bag also makes it return with Heatseeker Eco Insulation. Also included in the drop are a pair of Thermobal Traction Mule slippers.
April 2015 – The Dot Shot Jacket, Denali pants, Base Camp Duffel, Day Pack and Horizon Breeze hat are all kitted out with a GORE Windstopper 3L denim fabric. There is also the introduction of the water resistant Coaches Jacket with an all over star print.
November 2015 – The Nuptse makes its 3rd appearance and features a water resistant shell and 700 fill down insulation. The Mountain Pullover features a fully sealed shell as well as the words ‘By Any Means Necessary’ in bold white letters.
April 2016 – The two brands revive the Steep Tech story first introduced in 1991 with the waterproof and abrasion resistant Steep Tech Jacket. Also included in the Steep Tech drop is the Steep Tech sweatshirts, sweatpants and backpack.
May 2016 – The Steep Tech story continues a month after the first release with the release of a T-Shirt and a 6-panel hat.
November 2016 – The Nuptse and Mountain Light Jacket both make a return in a bold orange and leaf camo print. The Nuptse Jacket features a 700-fill down insulation and the Nuptse Bootie comes with Primaloft Thermoball insulation. Also included in the drop is the Pocono Backpack, Apex Duffle Bag and Roo II Lumbar pack.
March 2017 – The Trans Antarctica Pullover and Pants both feature a GORE-TEX nylon fabric and the Trans Antarctica Expedition Fleece features Polartec fleece and reflective detailing. Also included in the drop is the Trans Antarctica Expedition Fleece and Big Haul Backpack.
October 2017 – This collaboration from the outdoors and New York street brand puts a leather spin on some North Face classic such as the Nuptse Jacket and Base Camp Duffel. Also included in the drop is the Leather Day Pack, Leather Roo II Lumbar pack and Leather Gloves.
November 2017 – A unique alpine print is used across the collection. The Mountain Expedition Backpack which features a 600D nylon upper and a 840D nylon bottom with an additional padded mesh back. The Mountain Nuptse Blanket which also features the same 700 fill down insulation as the Baltoro Jacket. Also included in the drop is the Mountain Crewneck Sweatshirt, Mountain T-Shirt, Mountain 6 Panel Hat, Mountain Expedition Backpack.
April 2018 – The Metallic Mountain Parka and Bib Pants both feature a waterproof metallic nylon as well as being fully seam sealed. The Borealis Backpack, Roo II Lumbar Pack and Shoulder Bag are all made from a waterproof metallic ripstop nylon. Also included in the drop is the Metallic Logo Hoody, T-shirt & 6 Panel Hat.
June 2018 – The 3 birth tent features a water resistant poly fabric and is kitted out in the exclusive snakeskin print with ‘Supreme‘ in bold white letters on the floor. Also included in the drop is the Flyweight Duffel Bag and Lightweight Day Pack.
October 2018 – Taking the iconic 1990 Mountain Jacket silhouette, the updated lambskin leather version is also accompanied by a collection of matching accessories. Each item is available in an assortment of exclusive colourways which includes green, red, purple and black. Also included in the drop is the Leather Mountain Waist Bag, Leather Shoulder Bag and the 6 Panel Leather Hat.
November 2018 – Features of the Expedition Jacket and Pants include GORE-TEX Cordura® ripstop nylon with fully sealed seams alongside 90s style colourblocking colourways. Also included in the drop is the Expedition Fleece, Expedition Hoodie, Expedition T-Shirt, Compass Necklace, Expedition Backpack, Expedition Waist Bag and Expedition Travel Wallet.
March 2019 – The Arc Logo Mountain Parka features GORE-TEX, fully sealed seams and big ‘Supreme’ logo branding running across the front. Also included in the drop is the Mountain Pants, Duffle Bag, Organiser, Horizon Breeze Hat, 6 Panel Hat and a Denali Fleece Blanket.
Otober 2019 – The Baltoro Jacket features 700 fill down insulation and a water resistant nylon fabric. The Supreme x The North Face Mountain Jacket features a fully seam-sealed nylon construction and the backpack boasts a durable waterproof 210D ripstop nylon fabric. Each style features the famous face of the Statue of Liberty giving a nod to the brands’ NYC heritage.
December 2019 – The Nuptse Jacket and Pants both feature a water resistant outer shell with 700-Fill down insulation.
March 2020 – The RTG Jacket feature a waterproof, fully seam sealed GORE-TEX Nylon fabric with a removable RTG hydration compatible GORE-TEX Vest. Also included in the drop is the RTG Backpack & RTG Utility Pouch.