Guess is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1981, the company was founded by designers Paul and Maurice Marciano, who remain the co-CEOs and Chairmans of the board to this day. Guess is based in Los Angeles, California, and is considered a preeminent designer of sportswear for men and women. Guess is very well known for their denim designs, and their jeans are popular all over the world. In addition, Guess sells an array of apparel, accessories, handbags, shoes and watches at their boutique stores, through third-party retailers like department stores and online at Guess.com.