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Celebrating and strengthening New York City’s world-class fashion design and manufacturing community.

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By The Numbers

$2B

Annual city tax revenue generated by the fashion industry

CFDA Incubator. Photo by Leeor Wild.
Made in NY: Fashion
By The Numbers

$2.5M

Financing the fund has provided to emerging NYC-based designers to manufacture locally since 2015

What is Made in NY: Fashion?

A public initiative.

With guidance and oversight from the Mayor’s Office, Made in NY: Fashion lives within New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the City’s primary engine for driving economic growth, entrepreneurship, and job creation.

A suite of programs.

In collaboration with the private sector, Made in NY: Fashion is responsible for creating, developing, and implementing an array of specific programs to fortify fashion’s design, manufacturing, and educational sectors.

A community.

Made in NY: Fashion serves as an anchor for all facets of the City’s fashion landscape in order to strengthen its sense of community. Join the community.

A movement.

We want to capitalize on the fashion world’s increasing support for local enterprises and local consumption. The mission of Made in NY: Fashion is to make people aware of not only the beauty of their clothing but also of the economic impact of supporting and purchasing clothes that are predominantly designed, embellished, finished, or manufactured in New York City.

A logo.

Made in NY is an iconic logo developed by Radical Media and owned by the City of New York, which has been in use since 2005 as a symbol of local production.

New York represents the pinnacle of innovation, creativity, and excellence within the fashion industry. Although I am a third-generation fashion businessmen, New York is the place where I built my company and serves as an endless source of new inspiration. I am proud to support this program that highlights the spirit of the City and its impact on emerging designers.
Andrew Rosen
Founder of Theory
Andrew Rosen
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Join the Community

New York City-based fashion businesses are invited to join the Made in NY: Fashion community.

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Participating in Made in NY: Fashion provides qualifying businesses with the Made in NY mark of distinction. Made in NY fortifies and unites fashion designers that design and manufacture, embellish or finish 75% of their products locally, in turn supporting and strengthening New York City’s fashion ecosystem.

Qualifying fashion businesses must meet the following requirements:

  • Registered business license
  • Headquartered or incorporated in New York City
  • Manufacture one or more fashion products (apparel, accessories, or jewelry)
  • One or more stockists or $100,000 or more generated in direct-to-consumer sales
  • One or more founders or employees working full-time
  • Certificate of insurance
  • Design, finish, embellish, or produce 75% or more of qualifying products in New York City

Join the community

Made in NY: Fashion designer. Photo by Kevin Scanlon

Designer of the Month

Each month we feature a designer participating in Made in NY: Fashion

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Get in Touch

Contact: [email protected]

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