Plus, fashion and beauty brands are diversifying their customer profiles.
The goal is to help bridge the gap between student talent and the workforce.
You can spot Public School, Rosie Assoulin and Chromat on buses and taxis in every borough.
In 2010, NYC officials launched Fashion.NYC.2020, a study to determine the state of the fashion industry in NYC (and, thus, the U.S.) and how things look for the future. The final report, based on surveys and interviews with over 500 industry professionals, has just been released with lots of stats and analysis about how we're doing. There are few surprises and while the 27-page report repeatedly boasts NYC's strength as a fashion capital, it's hard to determine how strong it really is because they're only comparing it to the rest of the United States.