>From: "Julia Logan Trimarco" <jypsiedesign@...>
>Subject: Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: NYC
>I've not been to NYC in 27 years, and not since becoming a theater
>costumer. Any places recommended for me to visit while there? Thanks
>for the help. Poppy Shell
I was in techinical rehearsals for a week, but now the show has opened, so I
have time to finish what I was saying.
>I have many suggestions!
Greenberg and Hammer is on 57th Street between 5th and 6th Aves
>It's a small store on the south side of the street, so keep your eyes
>Then, of course, there are the museums, they mentioned the Met and the
>Cloisters. If you're into medieval garb, the cloisters is for you. You can
>take the A train to 181st street, it's in Fort Tryon Park on the
>northernmost tip of the island. If you're driving up from midtown you can
>take the West Side Highway (Rt.9), you can ask for detailed directions at
>the Met, at 81st and 5th on Central Park. Also check out the Frick, i think
>it's on museum mile (along the park, 5th ave) and The City Museum of New
>York also has a good fashion collection, at 110th St.
>For shopping, don't miss the garment district. There is a fashion center
>info booth at 7th ave and... 39th or 40th? Look for the giant button and
>needle. Along 7th ave in the fashion district there are fashion designer
>stars in the sidewalk. Good fabric and notions stores are between 38th and
>40th Streets between 7th and 8th aves. Trims and Novelties are on 6th ave
>and between 37th and 39th Streets and 5th and 6th aves.
While walking through the fashion district, you may run into someone handing
out advertisements for Sample Sales. The sales are usually on an upper
floor, you can get great deals on cool clothing from wholesalers getting rid
of their old store samples. The sales are one time only deals, but you may
If you get hungry, there are lots of cool lunch spots in the garment
district, and Bryant Park (behind the Library on 42nd and 6th Ave) or Herald
Square (6th Ave, Broadway, and 34th St. near Macy's) are great places for
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