Neighborhoodies is a
Brooklyn-based independent clothing manufacturer that specializes
in custom made apparel and original in-house designs. They claim
to be the only company in America that creates one-at-a-time hand-stitched
sweatshirts. They have received substantial media attention for
their business, including write-ups in the
New York Times and People magazine. In December 2007, Rachael
Ray featured their clothing in her magazine and television show.
That month the founder, Michael de Zayas, was a guest on The Big
Idea with Donny Deutsch on MSNBC. Neighborhoodies sells clothing
through their website and their headquarters and showroom in Brooklyn.
In addition to custom tees and hoodies, the company also produces "readymade"
t-shirts, publishing 10 new in-house
designs each weekday on their website. Amond the thousands of readymade
designs include customizable Enfield Tennis Academy shirts, a reference
David Foster Wallace's
Infinite Jest. The "Utah get me two" has launched
them into the world stage as the definitive creators of
Gary Busey tees.