Seek New York Tours Kicks Off NYC Shopping and Fashion History Tours for Spring/Summer 2014
Seek New York Tours kicks off its full schedule of New York shopping tours and NYC fashion history tours for spring/summer 2014. Tour offerings include Garment District, Fabric Shopping, NYC Boutiques, and more.
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Seek New York Tours is pleased to kick off their full schedule of New York shopping tours for the spring/summer 2014 travel season.
Seek’s NYC shopping tours provide a unique perspective on the shopping and fashion in New York City. Led by a professional designer and licensed New York City Sightseeing Guide, Seek tours combine aspects of design, shopping, fashion history, sightseeing, and more.
Beginning April 1, Seek will offer a selection of affordable small group public tours, including:
Garment District Tour
An introduction to the New York City Garment District. Includes fashion landmarks, history of the garment and retail industries, popular TV locations, famous fashion design schools, and more. Ideal for fashion or costume design students, aspiring designers, fashion history buffs, and anyone interested in the inner workings of the fashion industry. Tour customers receive exclusive discounts at neighborhood fabric stores, trim stores, and restaurants. $39/person.
Fabric & Trim Shopping Tour
A tour designed for those who sew, craft, quilt, or just love fabrics! Tour focuses on hands-on shopping rather than history or sightseeing, and covers a variety of fabric, ribbon, trim, notion, and sewing supply stores. Depending on group makeup, tour may also include things like beads, jewelry findings, patterns, yarn, or sewing-related books. Tour customers receive exclusive discounts at neighborhood fabric stores, trim stores, and restaurants. $46/person.
NYC Boutiques Shopping Tour
A New York City shopping tour for women (and older teens) who are interested in shopping for clothing and accessories in one of the city’s most picturesque and fashionable residential neighborhoods, the Upper West Side. Explore trendy, “only in NYC” boutiques along Broadway and Amsterdam, and discover why Columbus Avenue is quickly earning a reputation as the “new” Madison Avenue. $46/person.
Fifth Avenue Department Store History Tour
Learn about the evolution of fashion along Fifth Avenue and the 34th Street shopping district, from chic residential neighborhood to garment manufacturing to the heyday of the great New York City department store. Includes the histories of Macy’s, Saks, and many other present-day department stores, along with long-gone retailers like Best & Company and Bonwit Teller. Ideal for fashion history buffs and anyone with an interest in New York City history. $36/person.
Public New York City shopping tours and fashion history tours are affordable group excursions which are open to the general public. Most public tours are capped at eight (8) people to guarantee a personal experience for each guest. Tickets must be purchased online in advance of the tour. Customers may visit the company’s booking page (http://www.bookeo.com/seeknewyorkllc) to reserve tickets for the date of their choice.
For travelers interested in a more intimate shopping tour experience, Seek also offers custom private New York shopping tours. Private tours include customer’s choice of date and time, optional hotel pickup, a customized shopping and sightseeing itinerary, restaurant recommendations, and the undivided attention of a professional designer or stylist and licensed New York City tour guide. Customers may schedule a private New York City shopping or fashion history tour by visiting Seek’s tour inquiry page. (http://www.seeknewyorktours.com/book_now). Booking 3-4 weeks in advance is recommended to guarantee best availability, especially during the peak summer travel season.
Founded by a professional costume designer and stylist, Seek prides itself on offering a friendly, low-pressure approach to shopping and style. Other summer shopping tour options include Makeup & Accessories, Upper West Side Boutiques, Consignment Stores, Plus Size Shopping, Children’s Clothing, and many more. Visit Seek New York Tours (http://www.seeknewyorktours.com) to view their full schedule of summer offerings.
- Contact Information
- Rebecca Frey
- Seek New York LLC
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