The Fashion Industry accounts for 5.5 per cent of the City's workforce, pays $11 Billion in wages, and generates nearly $2 billion in tax revenue annually. The City’s fashion industry employs over 180,000 New Yorkers, and the semi-annual Fashion Weeks generate a total economic impact of $887 million for the City. New York City’s wholesale fashion market is one of the world’s largest, attracting more than 500,000 visitors per year to its trade shows, showrooms and fashion shows.
We, at The Standard, welcome NYFW every season with open arms and various spaces for designers, editors and celebs to occupy while enjoying the latest trends from around the world.
This season, we hosted a star-studded GQ party as well as three shows: Matthew Adams Dolan, PH5 and Maria Cornejo.
If Chic is really life (Chic C'est La Vie), then The Standard, High Line had a lot of life, last week: both physically and metaphorically. Check out the evidence below. And until next season.