New York

The Women @ Dior launch party was held at the Public Hotel, overlooking lower Manhattan. The French fashion house brought with it a sign that read “J’Adior,” which means, “I love Dior.”


Women @ Dior Launches Third Mentorship Program in New York

The event recognized male and female mentors.

clock March 15, 2019Kellie Ell

Fake Supreme products flood the streets of Seoul.

Business Features

Supreme Copycats From Seoul to Shanghai

Supreme Italia unveils its store in Shanghai, while shoppers in South Korea’s capital city can find knock-off Supreme products for next to nothing.

clock March 14, 2019Kellie Ell

Bonnie Cashin

Fashion Scoops

Bonnie Cashin Archivist Considering Documentary and Other Projects

The heir to Bonnie Cashin’s archives is keen to develop a documentary about the designer’s life, is working on a second book and is open to a corporate partnership.

clock March 12, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

The Accelerator caters to on-demand fashion start-ups.

Business Features

Fashion Start-ups Crop Up in Accelerator in N.Y.’s Hudson Valley

With American-made labels gaining interest among consumers, The Accelerator is trying to help companies prepare for long-range growth.

clock March 8, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Detail of Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2019

Fashion Scoops

The Flower Company Behind Marc Jacobs’ ‘Fallen-Angel Beauty’

The silk organza feathers and petals were the handwork of the “last-surviving” artificial flower factory in NYC’s Garment District.

clock March 8, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Fashion Scoops

Woolrich to Release Range of Collaborations for New York Store

The expanded store in SoHo is slated to open in June.

clock March 4, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Fame and Moda trade shows in Manhattan, Feb. 2019.


At Fame, Moda, Retailers On Hunt for Animal Prints

Meanwhile, few clothing companies seemed concerned by threats of potential tariffs.

clock February 28, 2019Kellie Ell

New York Fashion Tech Lab meeting from the previous year.


New York Fashion Tech Lab Announces Sixth Cohort

Supported by Levi Strauss, PVH Corp. and Foot Locker among other partners, this year includes eight handpicked, women-led companies.

clock February 26, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Government and Trade

Congresswoman Maloney Calls for Conference With New York’s Fashion Industry

The U.S. Representative wants to ensure New York’s fashion industry isn’t lured away by other cities.

clock February 22, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Andrea Tobin of Marla Cielo, standing in front of one of her canvases, to be made into handbags.

Fashion Scoops

Andrea Tobin: From Tennis Strokes to Brushstrokes

Celebrating a new collection, Tobin is a former athlete and the artist behind Marla Cielo, a handbag brand designed and made in NYC.

clock February 20, 2019Kaley Roshitsh


Mens Retail Business

Ermenegildo Zegna Flagship Opens in New York

Located in the Crown Building, the three-story unit was designed by Peter Marino, who introduced a new concept.

clock February 13, 2019Luisa Zargani

Sara Sampaio and Oliver RipleyamfAR's 25th Cinema Against AIDS Gala, Arrivals, 71st Cannes Film Festival, France - 17 May 2018


Hotelier and Victoria’s Secret Model Boyfriend Accused of Trying to Scam Credit Card Company Out of Nearly $50K

Oliver Ripley now faces felony charges of grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and falsifying business records.

clock February 6, 2019Kellie Ell

Coco Rocha


Coco Rocha Caught in Model Wars

The model and Nomad Mgmt, the modeling agency she co-founded, are being sued by rival agency for allegedly stealing trade secrets.

clock January 25, 2019Kellie Ell

Fashion Scoops

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Memorial Project to Be Reviewed by Landmarks Preservation Commission

With a $1.5 million grant approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo more than three years ago, supporters are trying to raise $850,000 more to maintain the yet-to-be constructed memorial.

clock January 17, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg


Observer Editor in Chief Out After Less Than a Year

The New York outlet has gone through eight editors since Jared Kushner took over.

clock January 4, 2019Kali Hays

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