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Upscale Consignment Shops Sprout Up in Chelsea

Upscale Consignment Shops Sprout Up in Chelsea
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A new wave of luxury consignment shops in Chelsea reflects the style of the neighborhood for less than half the price.


Target and Neiman Marcus Pop Up for the Holidays

Target and Neiman Marcus Pop Up for the Holidays
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Target and Neiman Marcus opened up shop in Midtown for one day only to celebrate their holiday gift collection, Holiday24.


After Sandy: The Hurricane Hits the Fashion Market

After Sandy: The Hurricane Hits the Fashion Market
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Boutiques in lower Manhattan struggled to open after Hurricane Sandy swept across the east coast. Those that recovered quickly from the storm saw shoppers flooding through their doors.


FIT Museum Puts Ivy Style on Display

FIT Museum Puts Ivy Style on Display
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Tweed jackets, blazers, corduroys and plaid neckties are currently on display in “Ivy Style,” a new exhibition at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in Chelsea. The exhibit, sponsored by Brooks Brothers, is a collection of classic Ivy League staples whose influences date back to the campuses of Princeton, Yale and Harvard in  the […]


Coach Moves Corporate Headquarters to New Hudson Yards High-Rise

Coach Moves Corporate Headquarters to New Hudson Yards High-Rise
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Luxury leather goods company Coach Inc. will be the anchor tenant of Hudson Yards’ first office tower.


Pink Floods the Marketplace for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Floods the Marketplace for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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A New Balance fashion show for breast cancer awareness shed light on a hot topic this October: pinkwashing.


Bryant Park Becomes a One-Day Sheep Meadow

Bryant Park Becomes a One-Day Sheep Meadow
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A herd of sheep spent the day in Bryant Park to promote the wool industry, drawing both delighted onlookers and protestors.


Re-Made in the U.S.A.

Re-Made in the U.S.A.
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After decades of outsourcing, some fashion designers are moving their production back to America.


From Mississippi to Manhattan

From Mississippi to Manhattan
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Jennifer Cole left a successful business in Jackson, Mississippi to tackle the mean fashion world of New York. Unfamiliar surroundings and financial hardships aside, Cole has persevered.


Designer Struggles to Stay Afloat

Designer Struggles to Stay Afloat
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Patricia Harper has had her studio in the heart of the Garment District for 5 years. But as the area changes, she worries about being left behind.


Navajo designer returns to NYC for Native American Heritage Month

Navajo designer returns to NYC for Native American Heritage Month
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In addition to Thanksgiving and Black Friday, November is also Native American History Month. Dustin Martin is a young Navajo designer and former New Yorker who is building a clothing brand linking Native artists in his home state of New Mexico to the fashion capital of New York City. He returned from New Mexico to design a commemorative t-shirt for Columbia University’s Native American Council.


For Garment District Businesses, Trade Deal May Make South Korean Fabric Cheaper

For Garment District Businesses, Trade Deal May Make South Korean Fabric Cheaper
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Congress passed a new free trade agreement with South Korea that may make the its fabric cheaper for the Garment District’s wholesalers and retailers. But it’s difficult to gauge the agreement effect on American jobs.


The Last Puzzle Master

The Last Puzzle Master
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Carlos Diaz is not what you might expect of a well-connected man in fashion. He is part of a little corner of a quickly fading Manhattan clothing business.


Fashion Magazines May Outlast Print Peers

Fashion Magazines May Outlast Print Peers
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The debate over the future of print media continues, even as “print is dead” becomes a modern-day cliché. But the future of fashion magazines may not be so bleak, according to industry professionals and the optimistic owners of a local magazine retail business.


More Designers Rely on Online Marketplaces to Bolster Sales

More Designers Rely on Online Marketplaces to Bolster Sales
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Over the past decade, fashion designers have had more abundant and affordable options to sell their lines online. Designers are getting larger audiences online, but will it be enough to launch young designers into fashion stardom?


Fountain Gallery Offers Artists a Way Back

Fountain Gallery Offers Artists a Way Back
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Fountain Gallery, a venue in Hell’s Kitchen representing artists struggling with mental illnesses, has opened the fall season with Brand New Work, a group exhibition. The show features over 40 works in mediums including oil, acrylic, charcoal, and digital photography.


Stored Fur Coats See Another Season of Daylight

Stored Fur Coats See Another Season of Daylight
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As Fahrenheit lowers in Manhattan, people are flocking to the fur vaults to have their coats taken out from cold storage.


Bloggers Take Fashion’s Night Out

Bloggers Take Fashion's Night Out
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Bloggers have often been hailed as the new journalists, giving their readers up to date news when they need it most. Yet bloggers seem to have escaped the same criticism that journalists face when it comes to accepting free products.


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