Press & Speaking Engagements


exintex_2014-620x367March 13, 2014 – Sustainability Forum Glocal: The Textile production come back to the Americas Exintex In Puebla Mexico




March 7, 2014 – DC Fashion Foundation The Cultural Couture panel at the Ronald Reagan building



FLIMay 24, 2012 – Speaker at Fashion Law Boot Camp, a summer intensive program for law students, lawyers and industry professionals by the Fashion Law Institute of Fordham Law School



pv2007 to Present- Frequent speaker at Direction the International Textile Design Show, now known as The PremiereVision, The world’s premier fabric and trends show.

May 1, 2007- Feature speaker along with Danny Glover, Actor and Activist, Bud Kondheim, CEO of Nicole Miller, and several high level NYC government officials at Fashioning The American Dream, a rally to support immigrant garment workers.





One Woman’s Impossible Mission to Save New York’s Garment District

By Madeleine Cummings September, 2014





“Bold Steps” Cover Story  September/October 2013, Pages 56






“Life in the Garment Center” Cover Story August 2012, Pages 27, 44-49





NewYorkTimesWas Bryant Park a Better Location? New York Times, September 5, 2012



Garment District Designer Uses Computers to Create 21st-Century Patterns April 2, 2012 9:09am | By Mathew Katz



save-the-garment-center180x180Fashion Design Concepts; a fresh approach by Tiffany-Ouyang March 27 2012




Febuary 2012



Cover Embroidery Febuary 2012






“Glam” Cover Page/Story September/October 2011, Pages 46





Garment District struggles to find a way forward Posted on August 20th, 2011 by Brett Essler



StartUp-Fashion-Logo-RegisteredThe Art of Textile Embellishment; a Visit with Fashion Design Concepts in NYC

Posted by: Nicole Giordano




A Meeting Of Minds At Community Board 5 – And A Bit Of History March 23, 2011





Mujer Vanidades Posted on March, 2010




Clothing Blog  Alive and Well in the Garment Center, a mini-tour: Part III: Fashion Design Concepts  December, 2010



imagesNanette Lepore, Fern Mallis, Samanta Cortes Lead Fight to Save New York’s Garment District

October 21, 2009 by



stitchesFirst Ladies of Fashion  By Shane Dale September/October 2009



masthead-logo  NY garment district battling for survival By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK Sun Sep 13, 2009



nyulThe fashion industry is falling apart at the seams as rising prices and neighborhood rezoning erode New York’s Garment District.

By Carla Usher

April 29th, 2009


amnyFashion Crises in the city by Garett Sloane Febuary 9 2009






 Can the Garment Center Be Saved? September 8, 2008




Pins and Needles By JENNIFER BLEYER: December 2, 2007





Textile & Trade Report By Court Williams  August 14, 2007





Garment district rezoning stalled By




Garment Group Pins Hope to New Initiative By Rosemary Feitelberg  July 18, 2007