Old School Freshjive Designs (Part 1)

T-shirts, among other things, have been something I’ve obsessively collected over the years. The designs of late ’80s and early ’90s streetwear brands, like Fresh Jive/Raw Vibes, CloBBer, Anarchic Adjustment, Q-Ambient, Gypsies & Thieves, etc… were, and remain, my favorite.

The below graphics are from Rick Klotz’s Freshjive / Raw Vibes label. The first one is the original Tide parody shirt from 1989. The second one, Fresh Jive Beats, was one of my favorites and came in a variety of colorways. There’s something about these shirts that make me smile to this day. Perhaps it’s the nostalgia factor, the memories of where I wore them and the events of those times; regardless of what it is, I doubt I’m alone and thought I’d take some time to pay homage to these old school rave/skate t-shirts that were part of my youth.


If you have any classic Freshjive, CloBBer, 26red, Anarchic Adjustment, or other rave oriented streetwear brands from the late 80’s early 90’s that you would be interested in parting with please let us know.

15 thoughts on “Old School Freshjive Designs (Part 1)”

  1. Bad ass! I loved these labels. Those freshjive shirts were the shit. I hope you post some more of these, I lost or wore all of mine out back in the day.


  2. Hi Tom,

    I’ll definitely be posting more from Freshjive very soon. I’ve taken photos of 20 shirts so far, as well as some beanies, hats and bags.

    Thanks for looking and for posting.


  3. hahhah..thanks for the cmmts…now that u guys got me pumped up..heading to moms this weekend and goin thru the garage hehehhe…keep u posted!!!

  4. I have some of the old school fresh jive. My favorite is the one with the Raw Vibes in front.

  5. Woah! These take me back. I wasn’t too into the resurgent series that Jive did, using some of the old designs you posted, and wish they would have just used the OG bizness like these. Good stuff yo!

  6. you should drop by here and klick your way through if you’re interested in that kind of 90s stuff… theres plenty of anarchic adjustment, clobber, freshjive, etc. designs.
    the guys that run the page were distributors of club- and streetwear in germany in the 90s.


  7. anyone remember brandon one of the sales reps for fresh jive ? i used to go to his house and get stuff that were just samples and he would bring em to like beat non stop to see if they were interested wish i had my hands on some of that sh!t..but long gone now;( he had racks and racks anyone got his hook up

  8. Looking to purchase the top Image (freshjive tide looking) I need a size XXL black shirt anyone know where I can get it? Thank you

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