New York City is the center of fashion, and offers world-class creative talent, retail space in highly-populated locations, best-in-class production companies and fashion and design schools.
- NYC is also home to more headquarters of fashion designers and fashion retailers than any other city in the United States.
- New York City’s fashion industry employs 180,000 people, accounting for 6% of the city’s workforce and generating $10.9 billion in total wages.
- An estimated 900 fashion companies are headquartered in New York City, which is also home to more than 75 major fashion trade shows and thousands of showrooms.
New York City offers a number of initiatives to support businesses in the Fashion industry