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Manila-based DJ Bigboy Cheng Talks About His Love Affair with Supreme

By Sotheby's
Manila-based DJ Bigboy Cheng is a huge fan of Supreme, he talks to Sotheby’s about his favourite accessories and how he began his love affair with the brand.
DJ Bigboy Cheng (right) with his supreme collection.

What got you into collecting Supreme?
I love skate clothing and apparel, and then I saw Supreme in Hawaii...many years ago.

What was your first major Supreme memory?
Old box logo sweater in black.

What are your all-time 5 to 10 favorite Supreme accessories?
Pinball machine, basketball, Supreme x LV, backpacks and New Era x Supreme caps.

What is your all-time favorite Supreme piece?
The pinball machine

Why do you think Supreme has such high resale value?
It’s the demand and they make the best designs. They are very good at bringing back our pop culture in to spotlight. They are very artistic so that’s why the prices go up.

From your perspective, what makes Supreme so collectible?
It is art…combined with clothing and accessories.

the supreme collection of dj bigboy cheng.

People go crazy for Supreme accessories - what makes them so appealing?
The brand, the supreme logo, the red color of Supreme make accessories cool to use and display.

What does the brand Supreme mean to you?
Innovators. Artistic skate brand.

If you could only have one Supreme accessory, which would it be?
My LV x Supreme red Backpack...I use it all the time.

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