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Urban Oasis Shopping Tour Day Tours

Seventh Avenue, New York City, NY 10018
+1 888-284-3136
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Exceeded all expectations!

This was a tour I signed up for just for fun and I was not really sure what to expect. Imani... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
_sogoravanchi
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Excellent! A must-do!

Our favorite part of our trip, Imani was an excellent tour guide and teacher! We learned so much... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
jfsmadison
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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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Urban Oasis specializes in unique shopping and fashion education tours. Our most popular tour is the Garment District shopping/educational. Founded by Imani Alexander, attorney and fashion designer our clientele ranges from students of all ages, tourists, emerging fashion designers, home sewers and local fashionistas. We provide clients with a behind the scenes experience into the fashion industry. With visits to production facilities, fabric stores, manufacturers and more the client has an experience normally closed to the public. We also offer shopping at designer showrooms that offer significant discounts 50-75% off retail.
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Seventh Avenue, New York City, NY 10018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a tour I signed up for just for fun and I was not really sure what to expect. Imani really surpassed any expectation I had for the tour by taking the time to ask customers beforehand about their interests. Then, based on feedback,...More

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Imani A, Owner at Urban Oasis Shopping Tour Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Sonia! We had fun!

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our favorite part of our trip, Imani was an excellent tour guide and teacher! We learned so much about the design process and thoroughly enjoyed the shops we visited and the history behind each of them. From fabric stores to a flower accessory shop to...More

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Imani A, Owner at Urban Oasis Shopping Tour Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you! Hope you are enjoying your new pieces!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We recently visited NYC as a High School Graduation present for our daughter. We took Imani's Fabric and Trim Tour as our daughter will be going to college for Fashion Design and Marketing. This tour was an amazing insight as to the fashion world! Imani...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This tour was exceptional! Imani not only introduced us to some of the insiders and creative geniuses in the fashion world, but incorporated a vast amount of educational information into her presentation. As an emerging designer, this tour and Imani's expertise gave me the push...More

Thank Rachel G
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Imani A, Owner at Urban Oasis Shopping Tour Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thanks Rachel, Looking forward to seeing your line come to life.

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I am in the interior design business and have a love for fashion/design. I wanted a tour that gave me some background knowledge in the fashion industry and how things operate. I took my boyfriend on the tour and I have to say even he...More

Thank Kim G
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had the pleasure of taking the Garment District Educational & Shopping 3-hour tour. Walking the streets of the garment district seemed exciting, yet secondary after interfacing with industry professionals above street level (behind the scenes)! Imani is lighthearted, knowledgeable, and engaging, which makes the...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Imani did a great job on explaining the whole process from design to production. My daughter Isabella loved it and talks about it a lot still! Worth the price in my book! Imani is a great people person that packs a lot into a little...More

Thank 406Bob
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

So worth the time and money... this was an amazing educational tour of the Garment District and fashion design from fabrics to patterns, sparkles to buttons, history to fabrication. Guide was super knowledgeable and made us feel like our own private consultant. Excellent, excellent, excellent...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with the knowledge that Imani has in the area of fashion! I definitely recommend anyone who is interested in the field or is interested in learning about the field of fashion. Not only was the tour educational but we also were...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This tour is absolutely amazing! Perfect if you want to get in contact with companies in the fashion industry at the Garment District, New York. Imani is very keen to introduce the customer to the right contacts and therefore adapting the tour for each customer....More

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Hi there: Please contact me through my website or call directly to check availabiity. Which days in times do you have in mind? Thanks! Imani
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