In 2000, Stacks began making small runs of t-shirts and skateboards in Los Angeles. Stacks grew organically and attracted a following of artists and skateboarders worldwide. The brand embodied the creative side of skateboarding, and became an influential part of west coast visual culture.
In 2010, Stacks founder Michael Leon partnered with skateboarding legend Reese Forbes to relaunch as an authentic skate brand with a new focus on quality, style, attention to detail, and authenticity. Combining world class skateboarding, the finest hardgoods craftsmanship and the graphic heritage of Stacks, they set out to create a more refined perspective on the skateboarder’s lifestyle.