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A New York Fashion Center: Tour the Garment District

The Garment District goes by many names — the Garment Center, the Fashion District, or the Fashion Center — but no matter the moniker, Manhattan thrums with fashion in this one-square-mile neighborhood. From 34th to 42nd streets, and between Fifth and Ninth avenues, the Garment District plays home to New York’s renowned designers and their facilities, warehouses, showrooms and suppliers.

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NYC's Fashion District

Some would call this the fashion capital of the United States, where the nation’s densest concentration of design talent flourishes in this New York neighborhood. Find amazing sales on designer apparel in the Garment District thanks to the neighborhood’s sample sales or view the various public art installations on the Garment District Plazas.

Garment District Tours & Sample Sales

Fashion enthusiasts can embark on a free Garment District walking tour for an insider look at this fashion capital. From the advent of the sewing machine to the introduction of synthetic fibers, a licensed tour guide provides an inside look for style connoisseurs. Or visit designer showrooms and shop by appointment only when you choose Garment District tour guides. Purchase high-end fashions at a fraction of the price (sometimes 80% off retail price) and get the insider's scoop on the latest New York sample sales. May, June, November, and December are some of the best times for samples sales in New York. 

For those who like to explore on their own, the Garment District’s Places Directory offers a searchable resource, featuring the district’s entire database of fashion-industry tenants. If you’re an art lover, be certain to check out any number of public art installations featured in the Garment District.

Stay at The Sherry-Netherland

Let our concierge help you plan the perfect New York City shopping tour in the Garment District and beyond. Our Fifth Avenue Hotel is conveniently located near iconic shopping destinations including Bergdorf Goodman and the original Saks Fifth Avenue so you can continue the shopping all day long. There's nothing like returning to your boutique apartment suite at The Sherry after a day out in New York City.

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