M&S Schmalberg is so grateful to have the support of some wonderful organizations. Recently we partnered with Paula Nadelstern and The Quilt Alliance to host a virtual tour of the factory. I hope you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it!
Like a (Sewing) Needle in a Haystack “When you love something, you stay there” Our very own Miriam Baez was recently interviewed as part of a wonderful article in The Village Voice. Originally from the Dominican Republic, Miriam fell into her craft by chance in the 1970s. It was through an employment agency placement that she discovered her love for the trade. Decades later, you can still hear her passion. There are thousands of workers in the Garment District, but who are they? Read the full article and find out! Link to the Full Article
2021 Met Gala
Emily Ratajkowski wore a custom Vera wang crimson red silk plunging strapless gown with a trumpet silhouette accented by hand sewn macramé lace appliqué and cut-away details. The gown was worn with an M&S Schmalberg crimson red hand cut silk organza floral neck piece.
This year’s Gala was a celebration of American Fashion. Lili Reinhart made all 50 States proud in this stunning Christian Siriano gown adorned with the official flower of each US State.