Fashion Industry Profile: NYC
Delve into the business of fashion in New York City, one of the world’s most important fashion capitals. Survey New York City’s industry structure across primary, secondary, and auxiliary markets. Explore the interrelationships between design, production, and marketing as they are practiced here. Examine recent developments in regional production, within and outside of the traditional Garment Center, and the skilled individuals and manufacturers who translate concept into reality. Learn about the rise of local innovative fashion incubators, scaled for the small business venture, that work with fashion designers and craftspeople, and about the start-up economy. Acquire a working vocabulary of industry terminology to employ when communicating your insights. Multiple field trips will be taken throughout the course. Prerequisites: none.