Hypebeast is a sneaker-blog-turned-streetwear-media-and-ecommerce platform. As other media companies struggle, Hypebeast reported rapid growth this year due to its diversified streams of revenue—ecommerce platform, private-label merchandise and its brand consultancy. The platform’s ability to merge niche subculture with the mainstream through curated content and limited edition product secured Hypebeast’s position as streetwear influencer in its own right.

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