Fashion Month: New York's Fashion Industry

As Fashion Week gets underway, Hazel Clarka professor in the MA Fashion Studies Program and research chair of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design and the co-author of The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization  (Routledge, 2008) kicks off the February series on New York's place in the global fashion picture.

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splurge or too-cheap-to-pass-up; a minute or a year ago; from a department store, boutique, or thrift store; online or in person; and why.  Call us at 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692, or post your story here.  Or tweet a picture: