0

The History of the New York Garment District #ManufacturingMonday

Beaven_Zady_2975_VSCO

Written by Lauren Benet Stephenson and photographed by Richard Breven, check out this history of a New York manufacturing institution — via Zady

Prior to the Garment District’s beginnings in the late-1800s, Americans were self-sufficient clothing-makers. Generally speaking, a household made its own outfits, and only the ostentatiously wealthy relied on skilled tailors for clothes.

HR_Beaven_Zady_3130_VSCO

On the cultural front, women’s fashion had evolved, and followed a newly instituted cycle of seasons with ever-changing styles. Garment District showrooms proudly boasted fashions copied from the European runways, which changed every six months. By 1910 an estimated 70 percent of the clothing worn by U.S. women originated in the Garment District.

Read more


Join 6,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Aquarium troubles: the cost of iteration and troubleshooting with a manufacturers abroad

Wearables — Plastic gem know-how

Electronics — Counting Pin Numbers

Biohacking — Exploring Our Inner Reality : Entopic Visions

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython 3.0.0 Release Candidate 0 released!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.