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How I Got Creative Branding My Small Biz and You Can Too

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 07.13.2014 | Small Business
Deborah J. Levine

Many of us don't see that every detail, like the words we choose, contribute to our brand, even when we think no one's paying attention. The trick is to make our choices consciously, rather than randomly, as entrepreneurs are trained to do.

Making Art at the Chelsea Hotel

Daniel Maidman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Summer came late to New York this year; it was cool right through May. The last Friday of May was about the first hot, muggy day of the summer, and i...

Emerging Designer, Tiffany Lawrence, Triumphs with Showroom New York

Atim Oton | Posted 04.11.2012 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

As Fashion week begins in New York, I have been contemplating on how independent fashion designers make it in this city and the industry. Does the fashion industry in New York have any way to assist emerging designers and where can they go to seek help?

Bringing the Caché of "Made in NY"... Home

Michelle Vale | Posted 06.13.2011 | Style
Michelle Vale

With all the banter about job creation in the press and Congress, consumers remain largely apathetic towards where their consumer goods are produced.

'Making It' at New York Fashion Week (VIDEO)

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

As always at New York Fashion Week, there's been talk about our city's role in the industry. The consensus seems to be that while Paris may be forever more refined, New York is the place for young designers to get their start.

VIDEO: Historic Threads of NY Fashion Week

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins


Sidewalk Catwalk Launches Mannequin Art Exhibition

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Pianos are officially out. The latest trend in the New York public art scene? Mannequins donning couture made of weather-proof materials, designed by ...

The Garment District: 38th Street 3 Ways

Jenni Avins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

I've been attending events surrounding the New York City Garment District, one of those concentrated areas of artistic and innovative types that makes cities like New York cultural hot-spots.

Opening Day at the CFDA Fashion Incubator: A Video Visit

Jenni Avins | Posted 08.01.2011 | Style
Jenni Avins

The mood at Wednesday's official opening of the CFDA Fashion Incubator, the glossy-floored corridor of 12 glass-walled studios in New York City's Garment District, seemed giddy and full possibility--like Open House at the beginning of the school year.

Political Sartoria: Nanette Lepore for Kirsten Gillibrand

Kelly O'Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kelly O'Reilly

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, perhaps emboldened in the era of Michelle Obama, has commissioned fashion designer Nanette Lepore to create limited edition campaign t-shirts.

Save The Garment District!

Nanette Lepore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nanette Lepore

Not only are jobs threatened, but the future of American fashion lies in the balance.

The "Bottom Line" Driving All the Character from NYC's Garment District

Nanette Lepore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nanette Lepore

How ironic that given the current political focus on jobs, my biggest fear is that I will no longer be able to manufacture in America. The problem is real and local politicians seem indifferent.