By  on February 13, 2012

With fashion week in full swing uptown and downtown, Diane von Furstenberg, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D., N.Y.) met in the heart of the Garment Center Monday morning to spell out the industry’s impact on New York City and new initiatives geared to fostering future generations of designers.

This story first appeared in the February 14, 2012 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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