A worker at Ferrara Manufacturing in New York’s garment district. Shops in the district employ mostly Asian and Latino migrants. Photo: AFP

Future of New York’s garment district in doubt as manufacturers driven to Paris, Milan and London – or simply just shut

  • New York’s garment district might be buzzing in the lead up to fashion week, but more shops are being driven away or closing every year
  • Remaining manufacturers are shifting their focus from fashion designers to costumes for Broadway, movies, and series for Netflix and Amazon Prime
Topic |   Fashion
A worker at Ferrara Manufacturing in New York’s garment district. Shops in the district employ mostly Asian and Latino migrants. Photo: AFP
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