7 Underground N.Y. Brands & Where To Find Them

7 Underground N.Y. Brands & Where To Find Them

The great thing about New York is the inspiration that floods the city. New Yorkers bring on an influential and constant influx of new designers, styles, and other forms of art. Here at Colabination, we are dedicated to giving you the best local finds from city to city. Take a look at our list of seven local New York designers that you need to know.

1. Good Wood NYC

I was first introduced to Good Wood NYC when they did a collaboration with media professional, Karlie Hustle. Together Hustle and Good Wood NYC created a line of bowties with the word "hustle" engraved. You may be thinking, "who wants a wooden bowtie?," but believe me when I say these ties are dope. Good Wood NYC as a brand uses their unique designs and quality wood to collaborate with other businesses and artist throughout the industry. Some of their clients include Heineken, The Source, and Adidas.

Good Wood NYCBrooklyn, NY

2. Composure

I can't lie I love a good scarf, and when it comes to well-crafted wool and silk scarves, Composure has got you covered. Flitrting into the captivating appeal of the Upper East Side, Composure inspires you to take a look at pieces in an artistic and creative lens, while pushing for more entrepreneurial and ambitious generation of millennials. 

ComposureUpper East Side, NY

3. Stereotype

Music and fashion has increasingly merged into a new lane where visuals almost mean nothing without the sounds and vice versa. Clothing brand, Stereotype Co., embraces this through their love of music, designs and marketing not only to give musicians exclusive clothing to wear at their concerts, but to also to represent music as a collective, collection, and community. Stereotype offers a variety of pieces from T-shirts to hats, jewelry, and art.

StereotypeStaten Island, NY

4. Domestic Product

Specializing in handmade and quality crafted street wear clothing, Domestic Product, produces 100% of their materials in America. Their collection embodies a clean black and white aesthetic with American pride.

Domestic ProductBrooklyn, NY


Sometimes we're on the hunt for some extremely delicate, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted jewels and Rhea Kulcsar can be exactly what you're looking for. The New York based jewelry designer has had an impressive career in arts and crafts, but diverted her creativity into wearable art. Incorporating stones and crystals into her pieces, Kulcsar draws inspiration from a wide range of influences from galleries and runway all the way to nightlife and real people. With over 10 years of experience, she's sure to have something suitable for any bohemian goddess. 

RHEA KULCSAR | New York, New York

6. Lyric Cut Clothing

Inspired by music, fashion, and the 90s hip-hop era, Lyric Cut Clothing brings motivation, style, and the ambition of Brooklyn into apparel for men, women, and kids, while also incorporating culture and style into their attitudes. 

Lyric Cut Clothing | Brooklyn, NY 

7. Bad Bunch NYC

Planning on world domination, the contemporary urban brand -- Bad Bunch Clothing -- is taking over the world through their intricate and alluring graphics. Inspired by pushing the culture forward, the brand reminds us all that, the world belongs to us.

Bad Bunch Clothing | NYC


Article by Krissy Lewis | @iamfeistyy


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