SoHarlem (pronounced So Harlem) was founded by women in 2010 as a community-based social enterprise to connect people living in poverty to cultural industry opportunities that help them achieve economic self-sufficiency and their full potential. As a not-for-profit organization, SoHarlem unites a mix of individuals dedicated to the support and development of the Manhattanville Factory District by embracing the people, culture, and the essence of West Harlem. Learn more and get involved.
Top, Pants, Skirts, Dresses, Resort-Wear and More Starting @ $20+
Shop @ SoHarlem This Holiday Season for Essential Wear, Home Decor & More
Open to the Public Until December 22, 2018 Saturdays 12-5PM and December 17-21 12-7PM. Enjoy our Coquito while you shop.
During this eight-week sewing course, students are taught to construct garments by learning basic sewing stitches and seam finishing techniques on cotton or muslin samples. Join us as we launch THE MAN HENRY House of Tailoring School is an integral part SoHarlem's Cultural Industry Incubation Program. For more information click here.
Harlem Holiday Lights
SoHarlem is participating in Harlem Holiday Lights which is honoring Dapper Dan on Monday, November 19, 2018. SoHarlem is offering all shopper Special Discounts on Monday from 1-7PM.
Images courtesy of NYC Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: A class receiving instructions in the art of dressmaking in the training school at Hampton Institute (1917), Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864–1952 (Photographer); Puerto Rican Seamstress in the Everglades needlework factory, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1942), Delano, Jack, 1914–1997 (Photographer).
Website Photography, Sara Otto from the Nest Organization, Daniel Batile, Elisa Padula and Leslie Jean Bart