• Made in NY designer B Michael, featured in the fall 2016 Made in NY: Fashion marketing campaign

  • The Made in New York Collection from the floor of the Barneys NY flagship. The Collection was designed by seven prominent local brands, manufactured entirely within the five boroughs, and retails at Barneys NY stores nationwide.

  • The opening day of the Made in NY pop-up store, curated by Not Just A Label and hosted by the Waldorf Astoria. The retail store featured more than 100 local brands (pictured) and over 1,000 locally manufactured products.

  • Kate Daly, Senior Vice President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, speaks to the importance of supporting emerging designers at the opening celebration of the Made in NY pop-up store

  • April 2019

    NYC Factories Receive Grants Through CFDA Manufacturing Initiative

    Twelve New York-based factories are getting a financial jolt through grants as part of the latest round of the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative. To date, nearly $3.5 million in grants has been awarded to 33 companies.

    Read the full story from WWD.

  • March 2019

    #WearNext – Make Fashion Circular joins forces with City of New York and fashion industry to tackle clothing waste

    Make Fashion Circular, launched by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in May 2018, is leading international efforts to establish a circular economy for fashion where business models increase the use of clothes, clothes are made from safe and renewable materials, and old clothes are used to make new ones.

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  • July 2018

    Fashion Future Graduate Showcase 2018 at the New York Fashion Week

    The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) continues to be the leading supporter and promoter of emerging American designers and has produced yet another successful fashion week lineup. For the second consecutive year the CFDA has partnered with the the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to present the Fashion Future Graduate Showcase (FFGS), a two-day event during NYFWM that features the top fashion graduates from eight prestigious fashion schools in the U.S.

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  • January 2018

    From Sketch to Runway, Brooklyn Public Library Launches BKLYN Fashion Academy

    The BKLYN Fashion Academy will provide emerging designers with the essentials to create up to four women’s wear garments. During the 12–week program, participants will take classes in fashion illustration, sustainable design and sourcing and market research. Lab time and special sessions will take place at MoodU, Brooklyn Fashion & Design Accelerator, and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central and Sunset Park branches. The program will end with a Les Sapeurs–inspired Mode en Couleur Runway Show during Brooklyn’s Fashion Week. Visit the program page for more information.

  • October 2016

    b Michael AMERICA Secures Growth Capital from Brett Howroyd

    Co-Founders B Michael, Designer, and Mark-Anthony Edwards, CEO and Chairman of b michael AMERICA, announced today that their American fashion house has secured growth capital from Brett Howroyd. b michael AMERICA said the investment would aid in executing its strategic plans for global expansion. Read the full press release

  • September 2016

    Made in NY: Fashion Fall 2016 Campaign

    Made in NY: Fashion kicks off New York Fashion Week with the launch of the 2016 campaign . This year’s campaign tells the unique stories of five Made in NY designers and explores the benefits of manufacturing locally in their words. Through documentary-style video, print, social media, web content, and more, the campaign aims to influence more New York City designers to join the Made in NY: Fashion community.

  • June 2016

    CFDA Awards

    The 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards will recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts, with awards being given for design excellence in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as extraordinary accomplishments in journalism, creative vision, and lifetime achievement.

  • February 2016

    First ‘Made in NY’ Mark Awarded to NYC Jewelry Brand

    Carelle, a family-owned and operated luxury jewelry company founded in 1977, becomes the first fashion brand to receive ‘Made in NY’ mark.

  • December 2015

    City of New York Unveils Made in NY Retail Pop-Up at the Waldorf Astoria

    The City of New York and Not Just A Label launch a 10-day retail pop-up featuring 100 local designers and more than 1,000 locally manufactured products available for purchase at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

  • October 2015

    Andrew Rosen honored with Made in NY Award

    NYCEDC President presented Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory, with the inaugural Made in NY Award at Women’s Wear Daily’s Retail and Apparel CEO Summit.