9 New York Brands To Watch
There are no shortage of emerging menswear brands, especially in the creative epicentre that is New York City. New designers are persistently fighting for recognition amongst dense competition and it can be tough to sort through it all.
It’s all about finding that key point of originality, craftsmanship, quality, design, and wearability. Having all five is a tall order but these nine designers are delivering on all fronts.
Post-Imperial is a menswear brand with a strong sense of optimism for the future. Sourced in Nigeria and constructed in the US, designs emphasizes a focus on color, pattern, and process. With the help of local artists using a rare hand-dyeing process called adrie, each garment is unique.
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This menswear line is inspired by vintage garments and classic silhouettes from around the world. There are two key attributes for every piece they design: conscientious construction and attention to detail. Plus, everything is made with fabrics that feature 100% natural fibers sourced from Europe and Japan.
Founded in 2015, Wonders is a menswear brand created in New York and based in Toronto. Their aesthetic is vintage, military, workwear and sportswear-inspired with a youthful spirit. Think retro looking denim pullovers with playful embroidered letters spelling out Wonders on the back and army green coveralls that have a contemporary fit but vintage vibe.
This line creates a capsule collection of menswear that focuses on building a lasting wardrobe. These new staples are designed to be a part of a modern uniform that’s as cool, versatile and multifaceted as the guys who wear it.
Corridor was conceived out of a simple idea: creating engaging yet classic pieces that can be worn season after season. Founder Dan Snyder's central focus is to design clothes that are not led by trends, but by fit, quality and character.
This contemporary custom shirt maker and textile printer based in Brooklyn will suit you up with a one-of-kind print, fit and textile. Each piece is handcrafted, so you can create a personalized signature look of your own.
Garments for men and women made of the highest quality textiles and at high ethical standards. blluemade proudly works with heritage linen mills and New York City's Historic Garment District factories.
Noah Waxman launched his first line of men’s footwear in 2013, creating a brand committed to offering the highest quality product to men in search of something simultaneously classic and unique. A love for all-American style coupled with his classic European training has resulted in a new and notable brand that stands apart from mass produced labels.
Alex Crane grew up in San Francisco, half in the woods and half at the Goodwill. After studying at Brown University, he moved to Brooklyn and worked for Jack Spade designing bags. Now, still in Brooklyn, he’s making things under his own eponymous brand. Inspired by the idea that nobody wears a suit anymore, people work from everywhere, and work and play are one and the same, he designs clothes and other practical things for modern, working people.