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. 


Concepts x Vans Old Skool "Jamaica" Release Details

Concepts joins Vans for an exclusive trio of collaborative Old Skool colorways. Concepts' take on the classic skate shoe is inspired by a Vintage Jamaican print, featured prominently in t...


Air Jordan 11 Low Columbia 2017

Originally released in 2001, the Air Jordan 11 Low returns in the Columbia colorway via an in-store raffle today, 12-5 at our Cambridge and NYC locations.  


Nike Zoom Spiridon QS Launch Details

The Nike Zoom Spiridon is back in three new colorways just in time for Spring. All three feature 3M reflective details, as well as the original Spiridon tooling. All three colorways will be availab...


Multicolor Flyknit Racer Release Info

After a brief hiatus, one of the most memorable colorways for the Flyknit Racer 2.0 returns. The "Multicolor" or "Rainbow" Flyknit Racer will be back at Concepts for a retail price of $150. Pairs w...