New York City is the global capital of fashion. Fashion's economic impact on New York City is significant: the industry employs 173,000 people and generating nearly $10 billion in wages. In addition, the semi-annual Fashion Week, which includes more than 500 fashion shows and attracts approximately 232,000 attendees each year, generates an economic impact of almost $900 million annually.
Through the Fashion Solutions, MBA students have the opportunity to work with live and growing businesses within New York City's fashion industry. Stern students are paired with designers and fashion brands to work on a variety of projects including but not limited to: financial analysis, product market strategies, investor-ready business plans, and expansion strategies.
The companies involved represent America’s foremost talent in the fashion industry. By partnering with Stern MBA students — some of New York’s top business leaders — these designers and brands receive the support and guidance they need to take their businesses to the next level
Read more about Stern's partnership with the CFDA in the Wall Street Journal and NY Post.