Shop like an industry insider in the Garment District, the epicenter of fashion in New York City on this 3-hour guided walking tour. Visit and shop in 6 private designer wholesale showrooms not accessible to the public (to shop at the same price-points as store buyers at 50 - 70% off retail). Meet a designer or two, see and learn a bit about this legendary area and industry, and depart with a list of the hot sample sales around town for independent post tour shopping for this season's styles at remarkably reduced prices. Your itinerary will include a combination of women's apparel and accessories. The designers are smaller successful and emerging names. This is where the fun begins as you uncover new brands and items you will be delighted to have in your wardrobe.
This New York Garment Center Shopping Tour is a must for shoppers who want to experience one of New York's last wholesale districts at work. You'll visit the buildings of world-famous designers, whose work impacts fashion the world over. Add a visit to the world's most famous trim store, with your expert guide to lead the way, and this is the perfect morning tour for fashionistas, "better clothing" bargain hunters, and the fashion curious.The best kept secret deals on fashion await with privileged access to six wholesale showrooms--not open to the general public--and hidden sample sales for the latest trends. No last season leftovers, snag deals on women’s designer and “better wear” fashions anywhere from 50-80% below retail. You might even catch a designer at work in their inner sanctum.Amid all the designer deals and bargains, your shopping expert will share the history of the area, point out key landmarks in the area such as M and J Trimmings, one of the world's most famous trim stores, featured in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living Magazine and tell you where to find Mood Fabrics, best known for being "the" place to buy fabric on the hot reality show Project Runway.Don't let the bargain-hunting end with the tour. You'll receive a list of other notable sales of the day for an independent shopping experience. You're an industry insider now!Small-group tour is limited to 12 persons for a more personalized experience. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.