Founded in 2001 by Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus (of Blink-182 fame) and their childhood friend, Dylan Anderson; Atticus is a clothing brand, created for musicians, by musicians. Their brand name comes from the name of the main character’s father in the Harper Lee book “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Atticus Finch. The logo depicts a bird lying on its back which is another reference to “To Kill a Mockingbird” as it is a direct reference to the book’s title. However, the logo is known as the “resting bird” and appears more like a finch (which could be another link to the TKAMB character due to his surname being Finch.
Their brand contains mainly clothing such as t shirts and sweatshirts although the brand does hold some jeans and accessories such as bags, purses, hats and gloves. Most of the clothing either has the Resting Bird depicted on it somewhere or the brand name.
The main objective of Atticus is to give something back to the music industry. And helped several smaller bands to be wider known by releasing three “Dragging the Lake” compilation CDs which included tracks from bands such as Coheed and Cambria, Alkaline Trio, Jimmy Eat World, Rise Against, and New Found Glory.