Posts Tagged ‘Fashion’

Career-changer sees a local fashion future

Career-changer sees a local fashion future
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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.


Fashion groups join to support Garment District and emerging designers

Fashion groups join to support Garment District and emerging designers
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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.


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.


Study Says Sexting Risky, But Most Teens Know Better

Study Says Sexting Risky, But Most Teens Know Better
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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.


Arrivederci, Garment District

Arrivederci, Garment District
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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.


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.


‘You Can’t Go Wrong with Cashmere’

'You Can't Go Wrong with Cashmere'
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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.


A & F Flagship Store’s European Clientele

A & F Flagship Store’s European Clientele
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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.


Nurturing Fashion: Ruby Kobo and the Incubator

Nurturing Fashion: Ruby Kobo and the Incubator
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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.


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.


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?


Design Competition Connects Fashion with Architecture in Pop-up Store

Design Competition Connects Fashion with Architecture in Pop-up Store
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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 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.