Articles written by: Eugene Santos

Fashion Boosts NYC’s Tourism
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Fashion Boosts NYC’s Tourism

Karen Parker O’Brien, president of Style Room NYC Shopping Tour Experiences, believes fashion is vital to the city’s economy. Photo by Eugene Y. Santos. For many brides-to-be, finding the perfect wedding dress can be daunting. So it’s nothing short of jovial, with a matching sigh of relief, when they finally find “The Gown.” In the case of Aliya Chandia-Lakhani, she […]

Designer aims for success beyond NYC
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Designer aims for success beyond NYC

Julie Lamb arranges a supply order with one of stone sources in NYC’s diamond district. Photo by Eugene Y. Santos It was a rainy Monday morning in New York City, and Julie Lamb was on a roll, hopping from one appointment to another in midtown Manhattan’s diamond district, meeting jewelry setters and stone suppliers for her eponymous accessories line. For […]

NYC designers like “Made in New York”
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NYC designers like “Made in New York”

The “Made in New York” label is not just a marketing ploy.

New York City Marathon: The Finish Line
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New York City Marathon: The Finish Line

Eight hours later she crossed the finish line.

New York based trade show stimulates fashion business
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New York based trade show stimulates fashion business

New York City generates more than $15 billion in annual sales—and this makes New York City the largest retail market in the US, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC).

GOP CNN Debate: An entertaining event
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GOP CNN Debate: An entertaining event

A quick rundown on some fun moments in the CNN-hosted debate