About Us

Concepts was established in 1996 in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as one of the first shops to cater to the lifestyle consumer (footwear, menswear, sportswear, actions sports, premium denim and outerwear). Concepts is considered a founding father in retail, having lay down the blueprint to a market that has become the foundation of premium retailers around the world.

On the eve of their 20th anniversary, Concepts usher's in Concepts International, extending the brand's history and heritage onto a global platform. Encompassing more than just retail, Concepts International fosters design, creativity, brand marketing, and more at a pinnacle level. 

Concepts International provides a premium online shopping experience, catering to customers with an accessible way to purchase Concepts most exclusive projects. 


DAMN. Pop-Up Shop

Don't miss the DAMN. Pop-Up this Saturday!  Concepts - 9 JFK Street, Cambridge MA. 11am-7pm All exclusive merchandise will be available on a first come, first served basis. Visit theDAMNpopup.com f...


NikeLab x Pigalle

The Pigalle x NikeLab Spring/Summer 2017 collection will be available at Concepts on July 1. Check out the Concepts editorial photo set here. Photos: James Pereira. Models: Raheem and Leano.  


Concepts x Ron English "Charlie Grin" Release Event

Big thanks to everyone that came out to our Ron English x Compound x Made by Monsters event. Check out some photos from this exclusive event.    


Concepts x New Balance "des Sables" Release Information

Boston-based New Balance Athletics, Inc. and Concepts join forces for the debut of the Trailbuster Fresh Foam “des Sables.” Part of a year-long collaboration, the style is inspired by the desert la...