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The New York Garment District: Peek "Behind the Seams"

Ever wondered what it's like to be a professional designer? Join us for an up-close look at the New York City fashion industry!

Racks of clothing being wheeled down the street in the NYC Garment District, as seen on a Seek tour.

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New York Garment District

The New York Garment District is located between 34th and 42nd Streets and between Fifth and Ninth Avenues, on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. Within this area lie the fabric stores, wholesalers, fashion design studios, showrooms, sample makers, and other businesses with make the New York garment industry tick. Read More...
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Explore the NYC Garment District

Seek’s Garment District Tour is a New York City shopping and sightseeing tour which explores the center of the garment industry in NYC. Bounded roughly by 34th and 42nd Streets between Fifth and Ninth Avenues, the Garment District in midtown Manhattan is the epicenter for all things fashion. Fabric stores, trim and notions shops, button makers, sewing machine repair shops, warehouses, leather suppliers, designers’ studios, pleaters, dyers, pattern and sample makers, fashion schools, costume shops, and design showrooms are among the many industry resources and suppliers clustered in this grimy but much-loved swath of the west side. Read More...
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Explore the NYC Garment District

Seek’s Garment District Tour is a New York City shopping and sightseeing tour which explores the center of the garment industry in NYC. Bounded roughly by 34th and 42nd Streets between Fifth and Ninth Avenues, the Garment District in midtown Manhattan is the epicenter for all things fashion. Fabric stores, trim and notions shops, button makers, sewing machine repair shops, warehouses, leather suppliers, designers’ studios, pleaters, dyers, pattern and sample makers, fashion schools, costume shops, and design showrooms are among the many industry resources and suppliers clustered in this grimy but much-loved swath of the west side. Read More...
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Looking for something fun to do during Fashion Week?

It’s hard to believe, but Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is right around the corner. Scheduled for February 7 - 14th in NYC, the shows will feature collections for Fall 2013.

If you’ll be in NYC during Fashion Week and are looking for a fun way to get into the spirit of the event (hey, we can’t all get into the shows!), Seek invites you to
take our Garment District Tour for just $25! Led by a professional designer and licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide, this tour features a blend of fashion-related landmarks, Project Runway locations, fashion and retail industry history, and hands-on shopping for fabrics, buttons, trims, and more. Read More...
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Tour of the Week: Garment District

Those outside New York City might not be able to pinpoint the Garment District on a map, but if you're at all interested in fashion, you've almost certainly seen it on TV. Project Runway fan? Staples of the show, including Mood Fabrics, Atlas Apartments, and Parsons the New School for Design, are all located within the boundaries of the Garment District. Follow the goings-on at New York Fashion Week? Until recently (when organizers moved the event to Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center) those famous "tents" were erected at Bryant Park, which--you guessed it!--is part of the Garment District.
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