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11 Brands Actually Worth Giving Your Money To This Fall

The best in knitwear, streetwear, and more.

August 24, 2017
1. Badass Prints

Where they're from: Barcelona
Why they're worth your money: Sex-positive, hand-screen-printed t-shirts that work to dismantle sexuality being seen as a taboo.
What to shop right now: The "Dirty" tee.

2. Bella Doña

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Where they're from: Los Angeles
Why they're worth your money: This brand is a beautiful, feminist homage to Latina/Chicana West Coast culture.
What to shop right now: The "Girl Power" sweatshirt.

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3. Carpet Company

Where they're from: Maryland
Why they're worth your money: A brother-owned-and-operated skate brand churning out specialized screen-printed goods from their family's basement.
What to shop right now: The "Undercover white tee," printed with UV ink, so the text goes from clear to color when exposed to sunlight.

4. Paloma Wool

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Where they're from: Barcelona
Why they're worth your money: This is more than a clothing line, Paloma Wool also explores photography and other artful experiments.
What to shop right now: The "María," aka the most dreamy pair of lilac block-heel sandals.

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5. Lockwood51

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Where they're from: Los Angeles
Why they're worth your money: Just about the cheekiest indie queer brand out there.
What to shop right now: The "Enjoy Cock" Coca-Cola-inspired cap.

6. Telfar

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Where they're from: New York City
Why they're worth your money: Solange wore Telfar for her iconic Guggenheim Museum performance, and their clothing is unisex. Enough said.
What to shop right now: The signature shoulder tank.

7. Carne Bollente

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Where they're from: France
Why they're worth your money: They embroider apparel with the most adorable graphics of sexual pleasure and vice.
What to shop right now: The "Camping Sauvage" tee.

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8. Faissal El-Malak

Where they're from: Dubai
Why they're worth your money: Chic, contemporary ready-to-wear informed by the rich textile traditions of the Middle East.
What to shop right now: This hand-woven abaya for layering.

9. Pleasures

Where they're from: Los Angeles
Why they're worth your money: Flawlessly paired obscure text and visuals.
What to shop right now: The "Kill Your TV" tee.

10. Orseund Iris

Where they're from: New York City
Why they're worth your money: They create delicate, knit womenswear pieces that you'll want to live in.
What to shop right now: The red off the shoulder top Kail Uchis rocked in her FADER cover story spread.

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11. Seeker x Retriever

Where they're from: Sydney
Why they're worth your money: Hand-crafted, gender neutral garments created by artisans in Northern Thailand, with ethics and sustainability at the forefront.
What to shop right now: The relaxed fit "Leasure Trousers" — versatile enough to carry you through the seasons.

11 Brands Actually Worth Giving Your Money To This Fall