WXXI captures the fascinating story of the local garment industry and the people who contributed to it in Tailor Made: The Story of Rochester’s Garment Industry. The documentary showcases the rich history of Rochester’s clothing industry from Michaels-Stern & Co. to the Button Factory to one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious clothiers – Hickey Freeman. It tells the story of immigration and the men and women who came to Rochester in search of work and a better life. Learn more here!
When and where to tune-in
Monday, June 6, 2016 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD