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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 […]

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Where are all the black designers?

The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City has an African American student population of less than seven percent. Even worse, designers of color represent less than one percent of designers available in major department stores. It isn’t that black people just aren’t designing. The answer might not be as simple as most people think.

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 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).

Fashion moves forward with 3-D printing
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Fashion moves forward with 3-D printing

3-D printing can be used for a lot of things, including fashion.

The comeback of grillz
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The comeback of grillz

The mouth bling trend has made it to the mainstream. From the days of Nelly and Paul Wall, grillz are in the spotlight once again and they’re not just being spotted on pop stars and super models.

Pop Up Shops invade New York City
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Pop Up Shops invade New York City

A unique marketing tool and a way to get up close with customers.

Fashion Technology in NYC
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Fashion Technology in NYC

New York is one of the most fashionable and technologically savvy cities in the world. And now we’re seeing the two industries seamlessly intertwine. As a breeding ground for innovation, brands are now embracing this modernization more than ever. Retailers such as Rebecca Minkoff, Levi’s and UNIQLO are just a few that are exposing customers to a different in-store atmosphere. […]

Muslim fashion designer Nailah Lymus. Photo by Zahra Ahmed
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Fashion and Faith

Brooklyn fashion designer elevates modest culture.

Diversity in modeling is scarce
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Diversity in modeling is scarce

Minority models barely make a dent in the industry.