Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Neediest Cases Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Neediest Cases | New York Wasn’t What She Had Hoped. Job Training is Giving Her a Second Chance. Supported by The Neediest Cases Fund ByRemy Tumin Jan. 14, 2019 The first time Laurie Fleming visited New York City to see if it was the right fit, she knew she had to live here. At the time, she was living in Columbus, Ohio, working in the county records office. “Right after 9/11 I thought, what other place to be but New York?” she recalled. It was time for her to pursue her dreams of becoming a fashion designer. When she left New York after that first visit, “I cried, it felt like I was leaving home,” she recalled in an interview in the fall. “That’s when I knew I was going to do it.” She saved up and made the move in late 2002. But things did not work out … [Read more...] about New York Wasn’t What She Had Hoped. Job Training is Giving Her a Second Chance.
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New season boasts women’s offerings, emerging menswear talent and International partnerships creating a compelling show floor /EIN News/ -- NEW YORK, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time, PROJECT and PROJECT Women’s will debut the Spring/Summer’19 collections alongside FAME and ACCESSORIESTHESHOW opening on Sunday, July 22nd and running through Tuesday, July 24th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. This men's and women's marketplace will present the first-ever and the only dual-gender event. In a period when so many brands and retailers serve both men’s and women’s markets, creating one inspiring, unified market enables show-goers to connect and discover new resources and grow their businesses more effectively and efficiently than ever before. Leading menswear trade event, PROJECT, fresh off the June announcement of their partnership with Italian trade show, WHITE, and environmentally friendly German brand, WRAD, will exhibit … [Read more...] about PROJECT, PROJECT Women’s Debuts in New York Creating First Dual-Gender Marketplace
Anne Li, Jeongmin Cho, Ru Jin Tsai and LVMH Finalist NIHL are among the new 'Class' /EIN News/ -- NEW YORK, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New School’s Parsons School of Design and PROJECT announces its 4th edition of "Next In Class", a juried selection of menswear and dual-gender designers who have recently graduated as a part of the MFA and BFA programs. The program is designed to introduce directional new talent into the fashion retail marketplace to support their growth as designers. Men’s Fashion Director of UBM Fashion, Tommy Fazio states, “We are always finding opportunities to leverage our platform to support the growth of new breaking talent. After having had four successful seasons under our belt, we are excited to welcome four innovative menswear designers into the ‘Next In Class’ program.” Four designers will join the roster to present their SS’19 collections to luxury retailers, buyers, and e-commerce vendors, gaining … [Read more...] about Parsons School of Design, PROJECT New York Announce SS’19 “Next in Class” Program
VIDEO GAMES Games For Change Festival In our increasingly virtual world, the power of games will only grow. Join gaming industry pros, academics, health care experts, artists and more for the 15th annual Games For Change Festival, which offers panels, workshops and an interactive marketplace. Discover and play the newest games while discussing the theories behind them and emerging trends like options for a neurodiverse audience, civil responsibility and bringing gaming into the classroom. June 28-30, Parsons School of Design at the New School, 63 Fifth Ave., $179-$499, festival.gamesforchange.org COMEDY Del Close Marathon Give yourself a well-deserved weekend of laughter while honoring the best of improv with 56 straight hours of comedy on 11 stages in Manhattan. The Del Close Marathon is dedicated to the legendary laughman who elevated improv into its own art form with over 750 shows spanning one weekend, thanks to the Upright Citizens Brigade. You can buy individual tickets to … [Read more...] about Best Things to Do in New York City This Weekend, June 28-July 1
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by As told toCaroline Bankoff, Heather Corcoran, Nancy Hass and M.H. Miller Edited byKate Guadagnino and Thessaly La Force A chance encounter with David Bowie at a downtown nightclub. Boozy, drug-fueled parties that lasted until dawn. A walk across the Williamsburg Bridge — just to save a subway token. Mornings spent alone, writing in a studio in the West Village. Afternoon workouts. Dinner on the Upper East Side with a former president of the United States. These are the moments, large and small, recounted by 36 writers, artists, fashion designers, musicians and more who lived in New York City in the early ’80s. Together, this chorus of voices — assembled, edited and condensed — creates a compelling mosaic, revealing a city bustling with creativity but also slowly emerging from its recent near-bankruptcy, with … [Read more...] about What New York Was Like in the Early ’80s — Hour by Hour