Only NY is a fun-loving, community-based NYC skate-brand. They take a graphic design approach that bring forth the pulse of NYC in a colorful way. We curated a list of streetwear brands that bring out a similar feeling from their respective city, whether it by NYC or otherwise.
Belief is an Astoria, Queens-based standalone clothing and skate shop that's known for both durability and design (think: fun illustrations), crafting pieces that are built to last from the streets to the mountains.
Ronnie Fieg, a legend amongst sneakerheads as a prominent footwear designer, founded Kith in 2012. Fieg has over 20 years of hands-on experience in the footwear industry and was able to build Kith as an extension of his mind, seeking to transform the fashion industry one shoe at a time. He has since built one of the most sought after streetwear brands that blends contemporary design with a more urban aesthetic.
Launched by Sofia Prantera in 2010, this label feels out of the future, creating a part streetwear part contemporary fashion line. They make small quantities, from the best quality raw materials all sourced ethically and responsibly.
Adsum (which means “here” in Latin) has been developing a contemporary wardrobe of menswear classics since 2015. Their pieces are inspired by urban and rural life in the American Northeast and stand out in a low-key way. For an technically sophisticated and laidback brand, look no further than Adsum.
Awake NY was founded by designer and longtime Supreme vet Angelo Baque. With a logo-driven design (like Supreme), they've been able to capture the cultural spirit and sensibility of NYC. The line embodies the diversity of the city all with a classic and contemporary feel.
Supreme is an NYC streetwear and skateboarding brand known for its limited-edition drops and collabs with premier brands and artists. Supreme's collections feature a mix of streetwear and skate culture-inspired clothing, accessories, and skateboard decks.
Originally founded as a skate team in 2010, Palace has grown into a fully-fledged skateboarding crew and streetwear phenomenon. With highly anticipated drops, you'll find a wealth of references into their designs that celebrate broader elements of British culture and 90s streetwear fashion.
Brendon Babenzien founded the environmentally friendly streetwear brand Noah in 2015 after leaving his post as the creative director of Supreme. As a homage to his NYC skate roots, the brand combines urban and active lifestyle aesthetics with a wide range of traditional design references. Noah is inspired by both defiance and elegance, and he employs a conscious balance of rebellion and sophistication.
Alltimers is a New-York based streetwear company that is a mix of skate culture and sheer fun. From skateboard decks to hoodies expect illustrative designs that will put a smile on your face.
Anti Social Social Club (ASSC) is an American streetwear brand known for its bold graphics and iconic slogan. The brand has gained a reputation for being exclusive and hard-to-get, due to its limited edition and exclusive drops, as well as collaborations with other brands and artists.
Based out of LA, Brain Dead is a creative collective and clothing brand that has taken the streetwear world by storm. With their iconic brain logo and graphic-led approach, they've formed a movement that takes cues from post-punk, underground comics and skateboarding.
Stussy is an California-born clothing brand known for its streetwear and surf-inspired clothing. Stussy, with it's iconic logo, was one of the first streetwear brands and helped to establish the genre and popularize it.
Off-White is an Italian luxury fashion brand, founded in 2012 by designer Virgil Abloh. It's known for its streetwear-inspired, high-end fashion clothing, which have a distinctive aesthetic that blends luxury with streetwear.
General Admission, founded by Gavin Dogan and Dooma Fahrenfort in 2015, is a Los Angeles-based brand that creates simple, elegant designs for a more inspired lifestyle. They are obsessed with minimalism and the fine details of their garments, which are made to be worn loose and casual. Their meticulous craftsmanship can be seen extended into their one-of-a-kind handmade home decor items.
Carhartt WIP is a sub-brand of Carhartt, focused on fashion and urban wear. It's known for its rugged, durable and high-quality clothing and accessories, which have been reinterpreted and updated with design aesthetic in-mind.
The Hundreds is a LA-founded streetwear brand known for its streetwear-inspired clothing, which draw inspiration from Californian culture, including punk, skate, and surf. Expect bold graphics, bright colors, and embroidery, as well as its collaborations with other brands and artists.