Dana Glaeser, 37, quit his job as a marketing executive to start his own accessories company, and was among nearly 3,000 participants in the NY Now Trade Show in late August.
As fashion tenants slowly leave the Garment District, a group of small businesses, non-profits and emerging designers come together to revitalize the area’s stylish legacy.
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.
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 […]
Luxury leather goods company Coach Inc. will be the anchor tenant of Hudson Yards’ first office tower.
A recent study in the journal Pediatrics linked sexting to risky sexual behavior, but adolescents who do sext are still in the minority. Text-savvy teens at the High School for Fashion Industries know to be careful when they press send.
VIDEO: Waves of Italian immigrants in the 1960s and 1970s brought a sidewalk cafe culture to Seventh Avenue. Watch the last remaining tailors, patternmakers, and other fashion professionals share their stories, espressos in hand.
After decades of outsourcing, some fashion designers are moving their production back to America.
Are you shopping on Black Friday? That’s the question we asked shoppers at Columbus Circle, Ladies’ Mile and Herald Square. The answer? It seems the economy is still in a downward spiral.
European tourists form a long line outside the Abercrombie & Fitch flagship store at Fifth Avenue every day, year around. What drives them is the world economy: they get more style for less money here.
Yuvi Alpert of jewelry line Ruby Kobo offers an inside look at the CFDA Fashion Incubator and the life of an up and coming design team.
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.
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?
Architecture and fashion are typically considered two separate forms of design with little to do with each other, but Faris Al-Shathir is working to change that notion.
Al-Shathir is director and co-founder of BOFFO, a non-profit organization that works to convert empty, unused spaces in New York City into art. This fall, the organization is sponsoring five competitions and a series of exhibits to connect high-profile fashion designers with architects to collaborate on a Tribeca pop-up store — a previously dark, abandoned space transformed into a glitzy retail shop, teeming with people engaged as much in taking photographs as shopping.
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.