This is our most sought after fashion education tour for clients in search of a unique fashion experience beyond shopping. This 3-hour NYC walking tour is customized based on the clients fashion industry interest. Our clientele include fashion design groups, fashion merchandising and management groups, girls scouts, emerging designers, seamstresses, tourists, retailers and fashion enthusiasts. Our clients are from global citizens and hail from New York to Australia (and everywhere in between). Our behind the scenes fashion tour will take you above street level with stops at fabric stores and production facilities. On this journey you will meet some “garmentos” and see places designers frequent for inspiration. This tour is a great precursor for creative pre-teens considering fashion camp, high school students considering fashion school, transfer fashion students, college-students exploring various fashion careers, emerging designers seeking resources, alternative career seekers, group tours and those simply seeking a unique NYC fashion experience! For solo clients or those with less than 48 hours notice, please email us. $90 per person.
On this 3-hour amazing race of shopping we take you inside private showrooms, factories, insider sales and retailers that offer our clients up to 75% off. They include a mix of clothing and accessory showrooms with emerging and established collections. Most take credit cards but a few are cash only. Occasionally, the fashion designer is present to meet and greet shoppers. Personal shopping or group tours are available. For solo clients or parties of 2 or less please email us directly before booking. $55 per person.
The same customized 3-hour itinerary as the Garment District educational tour except we add on a shopping component. Based upon client responses to our shopping questionnaire we select 1 or 2 wholesale designer showrooms to complement the experience. Clients are able to shop at up to 75% off retail. Join us individually or as a group (discounts available) please email us. $90 per person.
Our 3-hour fabric & trim tour is a fun way to spend a day in the Garment District. It is designed to teach the client about the design process from concept to production with an emphasis on sourcing fabric and trim. Please note that production facilities are closed on the weekend. This tour is perfect for emerging designers, home sewers, students, tourists or those who get excited by fabric. We start at Mood fabric with a Project Runway type competition and stops include fabric, trim, notion, bead and sewing supply stores. We require a 2 client minimum, solo clients intending to book with less than 48 hours notice, please email us. $55 per person.
A 3-hour Soho shopping tour of one of the world’s best shopping neighborhoods. With over 500 buildings in a 26 block radius this quintessential New York neighborhood can be overwhelming. We curate your itinerary based upon the answers to our client questionnaire for a unique shopping experience. Personal shopping or group tours are available. For solo clients or only two clients, please email us. $55 per person.