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Ugly Holiday Sweaters

About Us

We LOVE the fact that we get to come to work everyday and produce products that make people happy.

What We Do

We sell unique, limited edition pop culture designs everyday on T-Shirts, Hoodies, Posters and more. Each design lives for only 36 hours and starts at just $13.00.

Our Vision

We bring people together through pop-culture apparel and provide the best daily destination for fun, nostalgic, limited edition artwork.

Mission Statement

To create a fun, collaborative, and safe work environment where employees can grow personally and professionally.

Meet The Team

  • TJ Mapes CTO
    TJ Mapes

    Founder and CTO

    TJ is a jack of all trades when it comes to RIPT Apparel. His primary focuses are the continual development of the website and marketing. As well as about 1,000 other things. This summer he learned how to surf in Costa Rica and went sky diving. One of his goals this year is to learn how to screen print!

    Twitter | Instagram

  • Matt Ingleby CEO
    Matt Ingleby

    Founder and CEO

    Matt loves RIPT Apparel. It's his passion. He started out as the numbers guy and has now taken over all slew of roles including everything from HR to Logistics. If there is a process that can be improved, you better believe he is already thinking about it. Matt loves Music, Movies, Sports, and the city of Chicago.

    Twitter | Facebook

  • Paul Friemel CMO
    Paul Friemel

    Founder and CCO

    Paul has worked in print, web, and video production for over 10 years and been drawing and creating things since before he can remember. He has lent his talents to numerous recording artists including Between the Buried and Me, The Smashing Pumpkins, Taking Back Sunday and Hawthorne Heights. Along with his friends Matt and TJ, Paul has used his experience to help artists around the globe transfer their ideas into the real world one tee shirt at a time.

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