Garment District

Demestiks New York is Sticking to Manhattan's Garment District

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:50pm PDT How did you become interesting in creating clothes for women? I just love the diverse range of styles and beauty in…

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Ralph Lauren Donates $500,000 to Bolster New York's Garment Industry

New Yorker Ralph Lauren is giving back to his city, to the tune of $500,000. In support of the Big Apple’s garment industry, the designer has made the donation to the Fashion…

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"Made in U.S.A." Gets Boost From CFDA's Fashion Manufacturing Initiative

Photo by Shutterstock American manufacturing is about to receive a major boost, thanks to an investment fund designed to revitalize New York City’s garment industry. Spearheaded by…

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Vaute, Farm Sanctuary Host "Fashion Loves Animals" Vegan Runway Show

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre VAUTE Couture made yet another appearance at Fashion Loves Animals to celebrate and raise awareness about the benefits of vegan fashion. The fashion…

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

MAKING IT IN BROOKLYN Bland doesn’t intend for Manufacture NY to compete with New York’s legendary Garment District, of course. Rather, she sees the proposed space as both a…

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Manufacture NY: A Fashion Incubator That Champions Local Manufacturing

HOME BASE Bland also envisions a dedicated area for experimenting with environmentally-friendly fabric washes, dyes, finishes and special textile applications. “We want to increase…

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Diana Eng Turns Forgotten Deadstock Beads Into Gorgeous Glass Jewelry

X MARKS THE SPOT Forgotten inventory isn’t uncommon in the Garment District, Eng tells Ecouterre. “When I first started working in the Garment District in 2005, a lot of…

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Is New York City's Garment Center Worth Saving?

At this very moment, thousands of people in Midtown Manhattan are designing and manufacturing apparel all within a 10-block radius in New York City’s Garment Center. The innovation,…

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Are the Days of New York City's Historic Garment District Numbered?

Photo by Shutterstock Once the global epicenter of American manufacturing, New York City’s historic Garment District is little more than a relic of a bygone era. In its heyday in…

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