New York Garment District

Save 25% on Saturday Tours!

It might not feel like it, but May is just around the corner! If you’re planning a weekend getaway to NYC, take advantage of this special offer to tour the NYC Garment District at a discounted rate.

Trim shop in the New York City Fashion District

Reserve your spot on a public Garment District walking tour for any Saturday during the month of May, and save 25% on tickets (reg. $40). All Saturday tours begin at 10 AM, and include a mix of fashion landmarks, fabric and trim stores, garment industry history, famous design schools, Project Runway locations, and more. All tours are led by a professional costume or fashion designer who is also a fully licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide.

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The New York Garment District: Peek "Behind the Seams"

Ever wondered what it's like to be a professional designer? Join us for an up-close look at the New York City fashion industry!

Racks of clothing being wheeled down the street in the NYC Garment District, as seen on a Seek tour.

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New York Garment District

The New York Garment District is located between 34th and 42nd Streets and between Fifth and Ninth Avenues, on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. Within this area lie the fabric stores, wholesalers, fashion design studios, showrooms, sample makers, and other businesses with make the New York garment industry tick. Read More...
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NYC Fashion Week Tours - Space Still Available!

Space is still available for our special NYC Fashion Week Tours of the Garment District! Visit Project Runway locations, shop for fabrics and trims, see fashion industry landmarks, and learn the history of the city’s retail and garment manufacturing industries during this 2.5-hour walking tour. A combination of fashion history and hands-on shopping, this tour of the NYC Fashion Center is perfect for aspiring fashion designers, home seamstresses and crafters, students, Project Runway fans, history buffs, and more. Read More...
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New York Historical Walking Tours...with a Shopping Twist!

We’re known for our hands-on shopping tours of New York, but did you know that Seek offers historical walking tours as well? Our specialty is NYC walking tours pertaining to the history of the shopping, retail, and garment industries in NYC, and all of our tours are led by professional shoppers and stylists who are also licensed tour guides. A New York history tour with Seek is like taking a New York City shopping tour in another era! Read More...
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Yes, Buddy, there really WAS a Gimbels!

Spend some time flipping channels this holiday season, and you’re sure to stumble upon at least one television broadcast of the movie Elf. In recent years, the 2003 Will Ferrell flick has joined classic films like Miracle on 34th Street and A Christmas Story as a “must see” holiday tradition. Read More...
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Explore the NYC Garment District

Seek’s Garment District Tour is a New York City shopping and sightseeing tour which explores the center of the garment industry in NYC. Bounded roughly by 34th and 42nd Streets between Fifth and Ninth Avenues, the Garment District in midtown Manhattan is the epicenter for all things fashion. Fabric stores, trim and notions shops, button makers, sewing machine repair shops, warehouses, leather suppliers, designers’ studios, pleaters, dyers, pattern and sample makers, fashion schools, costume shops, and design showrooms are among the many industry resources and suppliers clustered in this grimy but much-loved swath of the west side. Read More...
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New Public Garment District Tours!

Here at Seek we pride ourselves on offering private, highly personalized New York shopping and sightseeing tours. However, we realize that for students, solo travelers, and those visiting our city on a budget, the luxury of a private tour might not be a realistic option.
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See the Garment District and Save!

Don't forget! Now through September 15th, book a mini tour of the NYC Garment District and take advantage of these great rates: Read More...
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Tour of the Week: Garment District

Those outside New York City might not be able to pinpoint the Garment District on a map, but if you're at all interested in fashion, you've almost certainly seen it on TV. Project Runway fan? Staples of the show, including Mood Fabrics, Atlas Apartments, and Parsons the New School for Design, are all located within the boundaries of the Garment District. Follow the goings-on at New York Fashion Week? Until recently (when organizers moved the event to Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center) those famous "tents" were erected at Bryant Park, which--you guessed it!--is part of the Garment District.
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