Fashion

Read the latest updates on NYCEDC fashion initiatives.

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The Fashion Capital of the World

 |  NYCEDC
As we celebrate our fashion heritage and future during Fashion Week, we reflect on the origins and future for an industry that boasts nearly $900 million in economic impact. Here's a look at some of the programs NYCEDC runs to ensure that NYC remains the fashion capital of the world.

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Making It Here: Martin Greenfield Clothiers

 |  NYCEDC
Martin Greenfield Clothiers is a quintessential 21st century New York City enterprise. Owner Martin Greenfield and his sons Tod and Jay oversee the production of every single custom-made suit, which is hand-crafted, piece-by-piece, for celebrities, mayors, and other clients around the world by more than 100 New Yorkers from every single borough

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From New York To Sochi: New York Embroidery Studio Helps Create Outfits For Olympic Opening And Closing Ceremonies

 |  NYCEDC
Thanks in part to work from New York Embroidery Studio, Team USA made a patriotic appearance at the Opening Ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Part of it was made in NYC.

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Spotlight on Design Entrepreneurs NYC Winner: Becca McCharen

 |  NYCEDC
Becca McCharen was the grand prize winner of last September's Design Entrepreneurs NYC program (DENYC). She shares more about how being in DENYC helped take her business, Chromat, to the next level.

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Fashion Manufacturing Initiative Winners Announced

 |  NYCEDC
The $3 million NYCEDC - CFDA Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) announced 7 inaugural grant recipients with Mayor de Blasio this week. The winners will receive grants from $46,000 - $150,000 for innovative upgrade and workforce training ideas.

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Announcing Second Class of Design Entrepreneurs NYC and Additional Funding from G-III Apparel Group

 |  NYCEDC
NYCEDC and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) announced the second class of New York City-based fashion companies selected for Design Entrepreneurs NYC, a free, intensive “mini-MBA” program that teaches emerging fashion designers how to run a successful label.

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Design Entrepreneurs NYC Alumni Organize Holiday Sale for Sandy Relief

 |  NYCEDC
Nine alumni of the 2012 Design Entrepreneurs NYC program are reuniting to host NY DESIGNERS CARE, a pop-up holiday sample sale at Showroom NY on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7.

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Project Pop-Up NYC

 |  NYCEDC
As part of Mayor Bloomberg’s Fashion.NYC.2020 initiative, we’re launching Project Pop-Up NYC—a new competition that will recognize and reward emerging innovative, NYC-based fashion retailers and fashion-related technology companies.

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Fashion Campus NYC

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Registration is open for Fashion Campus NYC, an exciting, intensive weekend immersion to educate and inspire NYC’s future fashion and retail management leaders.

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Fashion.NYC.2020

 |  NYCEDC
NYCEDC’s new Fashion.NYC.2020 report investigates New York City’s fashion industry, which has long been core to the City’s economy.