Pedestrian-friendly streets, outdoor furniture and an assortment of new hotels in the Garment District helped drive pedestrian counts higher than ever before last year. But fashion industry employment in the neighborhood dropped 9 percent, the steepest one-year decline in the past 15 years.
That was just some of the news spelled out by executive director Barbara Randall during the Fashion Center Business Improvement District’s annual meeting last week.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"