Plus, Vince's founders have exited the company for the second time in recent history.
Why a company from outside the U.S. helped organize a government-funded temporary shop for emerging New York designers.
Plus, the designer talks about her work with Mayor Bill de Blasio on keeping manufacturing in New York. Oh, and there were the pretty clothes in her fall 2014 collection to speak of, too.
But will he champion the fashion industry as much as Bloomberg did?
Call it the MObama trend.
The mayoral election is less than a week away, and it'll be a big one for New York City residents. After three terms under Michael Bloomberg, a new administration will be an adjustment, if not a major change. And while crime, stop-and-frisk, education, and the current administration's nemeses—sugary beverages—are issues of frequent discussion (and contentious, snark-filled mayoral debates), there's another topic affecting the local economy and industry that's worth discussing, especially now: the future of New York City's fashion industry under new leadership.