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Nanette Lepore, Fern Mallis, Samanta Cortes Lead Fight to Save New York’s Garment District

By Women's Voices For Change
Some WVFC readers might remember a Nanette Lepore fashion catwalk we embedded last year for one of our Pat Allen’s posts; the very last dress in it, after all the signature Lepore pieces, was a T-shirt saying simply: SAVE THE GARMENT CENTER. It passed by so quickly, you might not have had time to ask: Save what? That Lepore T-shirt…
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Reinvention via Real Estate: Or, Keeping the Movies and TV Well-Clothed Despite Landlords Who Kept Saying “So Sorry”

By Uffner Helen
By Helen Uffner I thought I was settled for life (or at least until my retirement). I was well over 40. I had my 6,000+ square foot vintage costume company in the Garment District, convenient enough for actors to pop in for fittings and fashion designers to drop by for inspiration. Oblivious to the nascent real estate development craze around…
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