Whether you want to become a designer or open your own store, the Fashion Center can help you understand the steps required to make your venture a successful one.
Start a Career
Got a great product idea? Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Michael Kors or Christian Siriano? Fierce! Before you get carried away thinking about colors and fabrics or coming up with just the right retailers to carry your product line, perhaps you should consider a fashion degree. New York City has an impressive array of fashion schools to choose from. Find out more about career paths and curricula.
Start a Business
Becoming a successful business owner requires a major investment in time and money, but the rewards can make it well worth the effort. And, if carefully planned, your business is far more likely to grow stronger, better, and faster. We’ve organized the start-up planning process into a few key steps. Learn more about business planning and small business ownership.
Keep it Local
The City and State of New York provide resources and incentives to help keep industrial and manufacturing businesses in the region. Find out more about the resources available to help your business buy, sell and produce locally.