Garment Industry

A Visit to M&S Schmalberg

Seek is pleased to partner with, and promote, the many independent designers and family-owned businesses that make up the New York City garment industry. When possible, we arrange visits to neighborhood showrooms and workspaces to give our private tour customers an in-depth look at the design and production process. During a recent Garment District tour, our guests had the opportunity to visit the factory of M&S Schmalberg.

A visit to M&S Schmalberg in the NYC Garment District


New York City, Fashion, and the Civil War

July 1-3 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, often described as the turning point of the Civil War. And while New York City might seem worlds away from the battlefields of Pennsylvania, the city’s garment industry played an important part in the war. The war, in turn, played a significant role in the development of the American garment industry. Here are just a few of the fascinating intersections between New York City, Fashion, and the Civil War: Read More...