Design, Development, Technical Design, Material Sourcing, and Production - Ready-to-Wear, Street-wear, Denim, and Basics

We are New York designers, who specialize in ready to wear garments in high-end street-wear, denim, work-wear, outerwear, jersey, athletics, wovens and basics.
We can take your project from initial concept through final product. The Independent Project utilizes a local network of the best independent sample-makers, pattern-makers, and factories in New York City. With extensive backgrounds in the luxury market; we have an strong eye for aesthetic, fit, materials used, and garment construction.
Whether it be clothing or accessories our services can be customized to fit your needs at every stage of the process and can include: concept design, sketching, technical... (more)

Ideation

The Independent Project provides expert knowledge in design, development, and manufacturing processes. With technical knowledge from all aspects of design and manufacturing, we will give you the tools that you need to streamline your processes.

Pattern-Making

We work with a small group of specialized pattern-makers in-house or outside to develop your product. Depending on your product and budget we will select the best skilled pattern-maker for the job.

Materials

We source materials from our network of vendors and suppliers in New York, and beyond. We can source your fabric, trim, notions, etc.

Sample-Making

We work with a small group of specialized sample-makers in-house or outside to develop your product. Depending on your product and budget we will select the best skilled sample-maker for the job.

Tooling

We can manage your production in New York from start to finish. We will set up customized production templates. We can analyze your costs and set up your budgeting. We provide a proper production schedule and delivery timeline. We estimate your yields and order your materials. We can negotiate your labor costs and supervise the factory. We provide quality control and can anticipate problems before they happen.

Production

We work with a select group of specialized factories in New York City. Depending on the product we can advise and orchestrate the production and manufacturing process whether it be small scale or mass produced.