Gallery: Help Manufacture NY Bring Garment Jobs Back to the U.S.A.

One thing Bland is certain of, however, is the necessity of a place like Manufacture NY. “In the last two decades, the United States has lost 80 percent of its apparel manufacturing jobs, and the decline of the Garment District in NYC is a visible sign of these crippling loses," she said. "There isn’t enough support available for emerging designers in the fashion industry currently. We need to join together as a community, engage the public, and use our collective voice to resurrect apparel manufacturing for a new generation.”

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