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Sign says a new button is coming soon, however, this button was unique art and very reflective of the area. I'm glad we happened upon the two statues as we entered the Garment District near the infamous Mood Fabrics NYC. "Make it Work"
Here on 37th Street you will find Mood, a fabric store, from the tv show, Runway. Stores are selling everything! I happen to bump into a Sample Sale going on. Bought Carl Laugenfeld tops priced at 179.50 for $15. All designer dresses were $25, leather...More
Just south of Times Square on 7th Ave you enter what is now known as the fashion district. This was the hub of New York's fashion headquarters and along 7th Ave is the fashion district's walk of fame. The people showcased in this collection included...More
Even if you're not in the fashion industry, this is a very interesting area to tour a bit. With many stores offering everything from fabric to notions as well as periodic sample sales, there's plenty to see. Don't miss the Fashion Walk of Fame on...More
Funny seeing factories in high rise buildings and people working at sewing machines. Many showrooms at street level and some sell to the public. Also material and button showrooms. Interesting to walk around.
There are plenty of places to grab material and textiles. Many places to shop for clothes. Pizzerias and delis in the area.
"Shmata, Shmata, Shmata, Shmata...I can't give it away on 7th Avenue. It doesn't matter" - The Rolling Stones
We stayed in a hotel in the Garment District. As a former seamstress, I thought it was interesting to walk by the shops and see the different types of fabrics and garments displayed in the shop windows. Even just a brief walk through the district...More
The garment district is commemorated by a huge button and needle and a smaller statue of a garment worker at his sewing machine.
Within the district is the Fashion Walk of Fame celebrating American designers who have influenced fashion worldwide. Each has a bronze plaque...More
This was number 2 on my sisters wish list as she makes skating dresses as a side line. Just the two of us went and we had a wonderful morning and it felt like a very honest hardworking old school New York these stores have...More