Locals Only NYC
We have teamed up with our good friend Abe Grafals for an exclusive release of his limited run of Locals Only NYC tees. Grafals is a local New York City designer with an up and coming cut and sew line entitled And-Faith which offers sharply cut leather jackets, fine knit cardigans, and graphic tees. Locals Only NYC is a sort of sub-line project that offers quality graphic tees at a lower price point. Below Grafals gave us a brief synopsis of Locals Only and its intent. We will be releasing a small run of the t-shirts on the FMF shop featured below on Sunday at 2 PM EST.
"Locals Only is just an outlet for me to put out one-off ideas as they come to mind. And Faith is my cut and sew line, but Locals Only is where I can work and collaborate with Made In USA brands and infuse my ideas into them. It's meant to give me a bit more freedom and let me experiment with different creative outlets. Also, it's meant to be at a lower price point than my cut and sew pieces. The idea of Locals Only is taking that tacky boardwalk shop tee but instead of printing on Hanes tees it's better designed on Velva Sheen (made in the USA, from Cincinnati OH) tees. In the future, it might be designed on government issued watch caps, coffee mugs, or lighters etc. I just want everything to be clean and more collaborative with local brands that I have relationships with. I'm not saying I'm reinventing the wheel with this particular t-shirt, it's just the beginning of more to come."