5 NYC Labels That Are Nailing It

At a long and enjoyable dinner the other evening, a colleague in the industry asked which brands are exciting me right now. Although few months ago I would have probably replied with Alessandro Michel’s Gucci, my mind went somewhere else. I instead conjured up a list of labels that upon reciting I realized all shared one common factor: They’re all based in New York. Though I may be biased because I live here, the creativity and quality that come from the five collections below form an undeniable force to be reckoned with, and I can’t help but think that their locations might play an important part in that. I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing a few from the list (hint hint—click on the hyperlinked text), but scroll down for a quick overview of who you should be keeping on your radar.