The 25 Best New England Brands of All Time

13. Raw

From: Somerville, Mass.
Founded: 2006

East Coast skateboarding is one of the most influential forces in streetwear, or men's style for that matter. Most people might focus on the styles that disseminated out of New York City, but Boston also has an imppressive legacy of a strong skate culture. Founded in Somerville, Mass. in 2006, Raw's designs embody both the simplicity of New England and skate culture. Still, the brand's logo, skateboard-centered graphics, and selection of some of the best 5-panel caps anywhere resonate as an organic extension of the cobblestone sidewalks, rough cement ledges, and forever-present cracked pavement that skateboarding in New England presents. 

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