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New York Garment Center Shopping Tour

4.5 93 Reviews

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3888GAR
Shop like an industry insider in the Garment District, the epicenter of fashion in New York City! On this 3-hour guided walking tour, you'll visit private wholesale showrooms not accessible to the public, see where the contestants lived from the television show 'Project Runway', access hot designer sample sales for this season's styles and more.


  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Receive discounts at selected restaurants, shops and attractions
  • Small group ensures personal service
This New York Garment Center Shopping Tour is a must for shoppers who want to experience one of New York's last wholesale districts at work. You'll visit the buildings of world-famous designers, whose work impacts fashion the world over. Add a visit to the world's most famous trim store, with your expert guide to lead the way, and this is the perfect morning tour for fashionistas, "better clothing" bargain hunters, and the fashion curious.

The best kept secret deals on fashion await with privileged access to six wholesale showrooms--not open to the general public--and hidden sample sales for the latest trends. No last season leftovers, snag deals on women’s designer and “better wear” fashions anywhere from 50-80% below retail. You might even catch a designer at work in their inner sanctum.

Amid all the designer deals and bargains, your shopping expert will share the history of the area, point out key landmarks in the area such as M and J Trimmings, one of the world's most famous trim stores, featured in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living Magazine and tell you where to find Mood Fabrics, best known for being "the" place to buy fabric on the hot reality show Project Runway.

Don't let the bargain-hunting end with the tour. You'll receive a list of other notable sales of the day for an independent shopping experience. You're an industry insider now!

Small-group tour is limited to 12 persons for a more personalized experience.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Until July 1, 2014: Fashion Avenue (Sixth Avenue), New York
Beginning July 2, 2014: Manhattan Fashion District, New York
Departure Time:
  • Wednesday and Friday at 10am
  • Thursday at 1:30pm

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10am Departure
Code: AM1000

Tour departs at 10am

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1:30pm Departure
Code: PM130

Tours departs at 1:30pm

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New York Garment Center Shopping Tour

NYC Garment Center Insider Shopping Tour

  • 3-hour guided walking tour
  • Special access to wholesale showroom shopping
  • Courtesy list of all New York City sample sales
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommend that wheelchair bound guests have an assistant
  • Recommended for guests 18 years or older
  • Stores carry traditional US women's sizes 0-12 and a wide selection of accessories
  • This tour features women's apparel and accessories only. Men are permitted to accompany a paying female guest at no cost. Please a make note in 'Special Requirements' at time of booking if you will be bringing a male guest
Terms and Conditions:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Kathleen G, June 2014

The highlight of my trip! Clothes and accessories were affordable and suitable for my lifestyle. Our leader was cute, helpful yet not pushy. Highly recommend this tour and would definitely take again. Kathleen the shopper.

Reviewed by: Gareth W, January 2014

Tour was very insteresting, Garment district tour is a must, you get to chat with actual designers while getting some good deals! Katlynn was super friendly and knowledgeable, we really enjoy it.

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