Globe is a skate and surfing footwear and clothing brand, based in Melbourne, Australia. It was first established in 1994 Matt, Steven, and Peter Hill, former Australian professional skateboarders. As with most skating brands, these are shoes and clothes created for skaters by the very people who know exactly what skaters need, other skaters.
The mission of Globe is to be progressive and open-minded and open-ended so as to be open to all advances in innovation, design and personal expression. To keep true to skating and have the same spirit driving and inspiring them and the products programs and people who represent them as they did when the brand first began.
The brand has a dedicated team of designers, who each bring something different to the company. The footwear available under the Globe brand name varies from specialist skate shoes to sandals; the materials of which include leather, suede and rubber. The skating and surfing clothing available from globe includes; board shorts, denim pants, shorts, speciality tops, hoodies, jackets, t shirts, hats, bags, various accessories and even headphones. While there is a separate footwear range for women under the Globe brand name, there currently does not exist a women’s clothing line.