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NY Fashion Center and New York Fashion District Tour

New York Garment District Tour

An introduction to the New York Garment District, this guided walking tour (our most popular itinerary!) is the perfect blend of fashion landmarks, fabric and trim stores, Project Runway locations, garment and retail industry history, and much more. It is ideal for fashion or costume design students, aspiring designers, history buffs, and anyone interested in the inner workings of the fashion industry. Join us for an exploration of the Garment District in New York City!

Fabric shopping in the New York City Garment District.
A typical New York Garment District Tour includes an introduction to famous design schools, fashion landmarks (like Bryant Park and the Fashion Walk of Fame), Project Runway locations, and brief stops at a few popular fabric and trim stores. Along the way, participants will learn about the history of the garment industry in NYC, explore the evolution of great department stores like Lord & Taylor and Macy's Herald Square, and hear about the recent efforts to save the Garment Center in New York City.

Explore the epicenter of fashion in NYC during Seek
Seek’s New York Garment District tours are led by licensed NYC Sightseeing Guides who are also professional costume and fashion designers with years of experience utilizing the fabric stores and other Garment District shopping resources.

New York Garment Center is a "must see" for anyone interested in the city's garment and retail industries. This kid-appropriate tour has been enjoyed by aspiring designers as young as eight years of age, as well as many high school students and college considering a career in fashion. Touring the New York Fashion District is even fun for those with no direct connection to the industry!

The fabric district in NYC is one stop on Seek
Private Garment District tours can be combined with the Fabric & Trim Shopping tour to include extended shopping time in the fabric district in NYC. Private tours can be tailored to specific interests (dressmaking, quilting) or particular projects.

For seamstresses, quilters, and crafters who are already familiar with
New York City Garment District shopping resources, we also offer a Beyond the Garment District Tour for those who are interested in exploring other parts of the city.

Tour the New York City Garment District on this walking tour led by a professional designer.

NY Fashion Center and Garment Center NYC tours include an inside look at the fashion industry in New York CIty.
Those in search of a group experience (or a more in-depth look at the design process!) may opt for one of Seek’s Fashion Week Tours. Fashion Week Tours are small group walking tours of the NY Fashion Center, held during New York Fashion Week. These tours contain a mix of history and sightseeing, with a few minutes for browsing in several fabric and trim shops (including Mood Fabrics!) Priced at $65/person.

Please visit
this page to purchase tickets to a Fashion Week Tour. Dates sell out well in advance; early booking is highly recommended to secure your spot.

Please note that our typical Garment District tours do not include clothing or accessory showrooms. Shopping-oriented Garment District tours focus on shopping for fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies. If your primary interest is shopping for clothing or accessories, please consider booking a shopping tour of a neighborhood such as the Lower East Side/East Village, Upper West Side, or Fifth Avenue instead!

Shop for fabrics in the New York City Garment District with Seek

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NY Fashion Center Tour of the Garment District NYC
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NY Fashion Center Tour of the New York Garment District

Recommended private Garment Center tour length is 2 hours for a basic sightseeing and history tour, with a few brief fabric store visits along the way. A longer tour is encouraged for those who want to spend extended time exploring the fabric and trim stores during the tour.

School, camp, and Girl Scout groups welcome! Please visit this page for more information on our special educational Garment District tours, designed for groups of 10+ people.

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