June 14, 2011
June 14, 2011
June 12, 2011
President and CEO Thomas Marshall has published his story in Japan's version of Facebook and how he started Broke 2 click here to read.
March 5, 2011
Vanwizle Art will be featured on our site to start our upcoming urban rhinestone section. "Click Here" to read about this amazing artist and the story behind his art.
February 20, 2011
World wide - "RhinestoneGear.com" has been launched. This site will allow customers to view the many rhinestone works done by broke2.com which are not visible on the main site.
January 20, 2011
"Custom Rhinestone Clothing" blog has finally been launched!!! This blog will allow broke2 customers to interact and give feed back on products we have completed for customers around the world. Later we will feature our partner site advertising in hawaii
January 3, 2011
Broke2 will be utilizing more social networking sites so that our unique rhinestone designs are seen over the internet. A few of the sites that we have been using is "AMEBLO" this will allow our Japanese customers up to date information as to our new designs. "BLOGGER" will be used as our day to day "Hawaii Happenings" site. For more information visit our twitter and facebook pages.
January 1, 2011
We will be starting the process of rebuilding site so that it is easier for our customers to navigate and upload their images directly to us.
Oct 5, 2010
Osaka Japan -- "Broke2 Inc." has signed an agreement with Plus B International LTD and Toyo Trading Co., LTD to start the production of Broke2, Inc. new summer/spring to be sold across Japan via the largest online shopping company and Japan's No.1 mail-order online shop "NISSEN."
September 15, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- "Broke2 Inc's." CEO/President scheduled to visit Japan for meeting with Presidents of Paper Point, Plus B International LTD and Toyo Trading Co., LTD to discuss final plans of Broke2, Inc. clothing launch.
September 1, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- "Broke2 Inc." on schedule for it's Spring/Summer clothing line launch across Japan.
August 18, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear has launched a series of websites in order to expand its unique custom rhinestone products. "Rhinestone Clothing Shop", "Broke2 Hawaii", "Broke2 News", "Broke2 TV", "Celebrity Tours Hawaii", "Clothing At", "Free Ad Dump", "Broke2 Clothing", "Change Has Come To America"
June 9, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear has launched "Rhinestone Clothing Shop" as a quick viewing site for all of it's custom rhinestone projects.
June 6, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com custom design shirt was featured and worn by pop/rap group LMFAO at the 2010 MTV Music Awards "LMFAO DJ".
May 20, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com will launch it's 2011 spring and summer collection in Japan.
March 8, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com has launched sister site "Broke2 Hawaii" this all Japanese site will allow for a more direct source of information about Broke2 Gear and its Japanese business partners.
March 6, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com has partnered with "Lino Hawaii" a local wedding consultant company. Broke2 Gear has agreed to provide Lino Hawaii with exclusive customized wedding apparel for its clients.
March 1, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com has partnered with "Hawaiian Style" a popular Japanese online store that specializes in products from Hawaii which are sold in Japan. This partnership will allow Hawaiian Style to sell exclusive Broke2 Gear customized rhinestone clothing to its many customers in Japan.
February 4, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com has partnered with "AA Hawaii Tours" a popular tour company located on Oahu. This partnership will allow AA Hawaii Tours to provide Japanese tourist with exclusive hats provided by Broke2 Gear.
February 3, 2010
Honolulu Hawaii -- Backlink Directory will be advertising broke2.com's rhinestone services.
December 21, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- In January 2010, Football University (FBU) and the National Football League (NFL) will bring its 1st National Football Camp to Hawaii. This three-day football experience will offer youth, middle school and high school players the opportunity to be coached by former NFL players and coaches. KHON Channel 2 will be airing a special, OC16 will be run daily ads, and "Broke2 Gear" duffle bags will be included as a part of the Camp Package. "Click Here" to watch the video
October 31, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Flava Flav star of VH1 hit serious "Flava of love" and Hip Hop pioneer group "Public Enemy" met with CEO Thomas Marshall to discuss the continued designs of the only rhinestone"Flava Clock" and logo for the group "Public Enemy"
October 20, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Shane Sparks "So you think you can dance" choreographer and America's Best Dance Crew" judge will be wearing a Broke2 customized all rhinestone shirt on the cover of his new "Dance Stylz" dvd to be released March 2010.
September 22, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2, Inc. has partnered with Los Angles R&B female singing group"The Bangz" to customized their rhinestone logo shirts for worldwide distribution.
August 14, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear received a request from Los Angles radio station 102.3 KJLH, to make an all rhinestone image of the owner, the legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder.
July 29, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear donated school supplies to Waianae High School Health Academy. These items will assist students who are unable to purchase school supplies.
July 5, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear has partnered with local 1080 am radio host Calvin Griffin of "Broadcast 50". These broadcast will feature spots geared toward special events sponsored by Broke2 Gear.
June 16, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear partnered with First Hawaiian Bank and their Priority Rewards program.
June 11, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Senator Clarence Nishihara visits Broke2 Gear to view the new University of Hawaii's motif shirts. The Senator said "he is impressed."
June 6, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Quest Crew, the winners of America's Best Dance Crew visit Broke2 Gear to view their one of a kind motif shirts. Quest Crew has requested a new rhinestone logo design by Broke2 Gear.
June 3, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear is visited by Senator Will Espero. The Senator toured the store and was "amazed and impressed" at the new UH motif shirts.
June 2, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear donates 230 ripstop nylon duffle bags valued at over 7,000.00 in support the Lao Buddhist Association, the bags were donated to help with their fundraising efforts.
May 19, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2.com participated in D.A.R.E. Day by donating limited edition duffle bags valued at over 1,000.00 to Hawaii's 808 Breakers, the Breakers performed during this event.
May 16, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear is visited by "Shane Sparks" judge of televisions "America's Best Dance Crew" Broke2 Gear has designed customized motif shirts to be worn by the recognized dancer. There was an autograph signing held at Broke2 Gear during which time Power 104.3 conducted an interview with Shane. Special appearances included Gia and Ashley from VH1 "Rock of Love" and "Charm School" and Matsuflex from Tool Academy.
May 14, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Michael Bivins of the award winning R&B group New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe visits Broke2 Gear to film their specialized one of a kind motif system. Broke2 Gear will be featured on Michael Bivins new show.
April 24, 2009
Honolulu Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear participated in the New Product Expo held at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center from 24-26 April.
April 4, 2009
Press Release -- Honolulu, Hawaii -- The Dream’s new all-female R&B group and Def Jam recording artist Electrik Red made an appearance at Broke2 Gear store for a two hour meet and greet sension. Owner Thomas Marshall presented members of Electrik Red with customized motif shirts.
March 26, 2009
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Chelsea Handler of "Chelsea Lately" on E! Channel features a customize motif shirt designed by Broke2 Gear.
March 19, 2009
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Broke2.com donates waterbottles and ballcaps in support of the Hokulea's voyage to Palmyra Atoll.
March 12, 2009
Press Release-- Honolulu, Hawaii - Broke2.com is contracted by Jo Koy, comedian and host of Comedy Central to design a motif image for his upcoming shows.
February 14, 2009
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Boyz II Men make a visit to Broke2 Gear and pay tribute to fellow Philadelphia native and owner of Broke2 Gear, Thomas Marshall, during their Valentine Day concert. Click Here to View
February 09, 2009
Honolulu, Hawaii - Broke2 Gear donates it's ripstop duffle bags to the Moanalua School Girls Volleyball Team.
December 7, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii --- Broke2 Gear participates in the Susan G. Komen race for the cure. Monies generated from sales of Broke2 Gear's items were donated to help researchers find a cure for cancer.
December 2, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii -- The New Broke2Gear Store opened Saturday December 6, 2008. The new store is located at 1218 Waimanu St. near Pensacola. The new store features everything you need for your Holiday shopping needs, including Broke2Gear Shirts, Hats, bags, accessories, limited edition dog tags and more. The clothing is all made of high quality materials at affordable pricing. Owner and CEO Thomas Marshall designed the clothing so that everyone would be able to enjoy high quality goods at a price they can afford. Thomas said "Being Broke Is Not An Option." Open extended Hours from 8a to 10p Monday through Sunday throughout the holiday shopping season. Come to the Grand Opening this Saturday December 6 for great deals and the best selection of brand new styles of men, women, and kids clothing, hats, bags and accessories. The first 50 customers will receive an eco friendly shopping bag and someone will have $50 in Christmas cash inside their bag!!! Stop by the new store or visit us on line at Broke2.com .
November 24, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Broke2 Gear donates over $1,400.00 in products to support the Farrington High School Leo's Club. The products were donated to inspire and motivate the members to continue to grow as leaders.
September 20, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Local group supported by Broke2 Gear. Big Every Time (B.E.T.) holds an autograph signing session at Broke2 Gear's main store located on Kuhio ave.
September 1, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Broke2.com donates a limited edition "Broke2 Gear surfboard" awarded at the 10th Annual End of Summer Luau.
May 17, 2008
Honolulu, Hawaii -- University Laboratory High School graduating class was the receipents of brand new school backpacks donated by Broke2.com . Norma Spierings said "May 17th was an unforgettable night for the University Lab School class of 2008 thanks to the generosity of people such as you"
April 26, 2008
United States of America (Press Release) April 26, 2008 -- Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 04/20/2008 – Broke2.com announces the launch of their online store. With the launch of the site, also comes the distribution of the product through a network of retail boutiques & wholesale channels worldwide. Catering to fashionist as and trendsetters, Broke2 Gear is an accessible laid-back fashion resource packed with cool fun products.
Inspired by lifestyle, art, fashion and culture, Broke2 Clothing’s own line of t-shirts and sportswear are all conceptualized and made globally, guaranteeing superior quality. Designs are printed on the best fitting pieces that are both timeless and fashion forward.
Broke2 Clothing is comprised of a team of fashion and lifestyle professionals who sell what they wear and wear what they love. The founder, Thomas Marshall and designer Kyoko Onishi each bring a unique skill-set and personality (east meets west) to the product and the site.
source: Press Release
Built by the Broke2 team with the help of a few other creative minds and designers, the site boasts an innovative, gender and category specific navigation and quality images with unique product layout and display. The fresh, sophisticated design showcases the sites expansive selection of quality specialty t-shirts and modern apparel. Broke2 Clothing provides an innovative and functional interface that brings the best premium apparel lines directly to front doors internationally with the ease of a quick and painless checkout process.
Going forward, team Broke2 plans to take the market by storm with locations in Hawaii and Japan. Broke2 Clothing’s goal is to be the place to go when you want to find the latest in fashion without the strain of cost. "Being Broke Is Not An Option."
June 19, 2007
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Broke2.com donates $1,000.00 to Kamaile Elementary School located in Waianae (E'Ola Program) this donation helped provide basic items for children such as personal hygiene & grooming items as well as school supplies.