The Fashion District is like a living tribute to the world of fashion. If you love fashion as much as we do, you’ll enjoy our guide to fashionable destinations in and around the Fashion District. And if you’re a true fashionista, you’ll want to make a day trip of it! Below we’ve listed some major points of interest, but you can also view our District Guide for a haute fashion-centric step-by-step tour of America’s fashion capital.
Walk of Fame
The Fashion Walk of Fame honors New York’s most influential designers and is the world’s first and only monument to American fashion to date. Find out more information about the talented Walk of Fame honorees and where to find their plaques on the pavement.
About the District & the Industry
Mike’s NYC Tours
Mike’s Tours offers a historic walking tour of the Fashion District during which visitors can visit a showroom, a sample sale, Mood Fabrics, area artworks and much more, all while learning fascinating facts about the District then and now.
Seek New York Tours
Seek’s Garment District Tour is ideal for fashion design and merchandising students, aspiring costume designers and stylists, home seamstresses, and anyone with an interest in the history of New York’s garment and retail industries. Tour includes a mix of history, sightseeing, and hands-on shopping at the neighborhood’s fabric, trim, and notions stores. All Seek tours are led by a licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide who also has years of experience utilizing utilizing the fabric stores and other resources of the Garment District.
Shopping Girlfriend NYC
Join fashion industry insider Pilar Katz as she reveals the greatest deals in exclusive wholesale showrooms. Pilar brings a personal touch to each tour and promises a wide array of styles, customized to meet your needs. Pilar’s tours are fun, friendly and fashionable! You will walk away with something deeply discounted that you absolutely love. Contact Pilar by visiting shoppinggirlfriendnyc.com
Shop Gotham’s Garment Center “Insider” Shopping Tour takes you on a “behind-the-scenes” shopping expedition to private wholesale showrooms and sample sales. Visit shopgotham.com for details.
Elegant Tightwad Shopping Excursions
Elegant Tightwad Shopping Excursion participants will experience true bargainista bliss on this trek to private showrooms. Visit theeleganttightwad.com for information.
Get inspired by viewing the creme de la creme of couture on display at some of the most fashionable exhibitions in town.
You asked for it! The Fashion District is an ideal place to snatch up some designer duds at heavily discounted prices. View up-to-date listings for sample sales in the neighborhood. All sales are within easy walking distance from one another so you won’t even need to change into frumpy footwear!