Based On A True Story is a streetwear brand that fuses the aspirational spirit of hiphop culture with Japanese cartoons and graphics.

Our style is defined by ‘relaxed but tapered’ fit, bold coloured patches, illustrated lining, and detailed trims.

Growing up in London in the 90s, Japanese cartoons told the same stories learned in hip-hop and the streets. toughness, perseverance and hustle was the key to earning your stripes.

Our brand celebrates those of you who have made it, and those who are still striving to make it happen: This is your story.


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