NEW YORK--In addition to the fabrics, trimmings and CAD/CAM systems on display at next week's International Fashion Fabric Exhibition, 15 seminars have been scheduled.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18 8:30 a.m.: "Export Opportunities Under NAFTA: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Export Sales Potential," with Ferenc Molnar, director, market expansion division, the Commerce Department's Office of Textiles and Apparel, and four other OTEXA representatives. 11 a.m.: "Viewpoint on Apparel: A Multimedia Presentation on Fabric, Color and Print/Pattern Trends for Fall-Winter '95," with Allison Webb, manager of creative services, Wellman Inc. 2:30 p.m.: "Speaking of Color: Presenting Current Color Trends from Europe," Mary Ann Madamas, design director, The Color Box. 4 p.m.: "Color and Trends from Premiere Vision," with Virginia Borland, senior writer, Sourcing News/Trends in Progress.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 8:30 a.m.: "The Color Committee: Fall-Winter '95 Color Projections," with members of the IFFE Color Committee (see separate story, page 27). 11 a.m.: "From the Beginning...Fall-Winter '95/'96," with Lisa Mainardi, fashion director, Cotton Incorporated. 1 p.m.: "The Latest in Denim Washes," from Sportswear International. 3 p.m.: "Top 10 Trends at Retail: What's in the Streets, What's in the Windows, What You Want to Move," with David Wolfe, creative director, The Doneger Group. 4:30 p.m.: "Tour de Retail," from the Photo Report, represented by Margit Publications.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20 8:30 a.m.: "Strategic Importing: Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Risks," with Peter Klestadt, partner, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz & Silverman, and "Issues to Consider When Sourcing and Investing in Foreign Markets," with Denise Baum, manager, international trade and investment services, KPMG Peat Marwick. 11:30 a.m.: "Reengineering for Preeminent Customer Service," with Tom Kasten, vice president, Levi Strauss, North America. 1 p.m.: "CAD/CAM: Now and Beyond," with Holly Henderson, designer, Federated Merchandising Corp.; Richard Malachowski, director of research and design, Cranston Print Works, and Peter Appleyard, vice president, strategic planning, Bibb Co. 2:30 p.m.: "Working Capital & Happy Workers: Business Finances for the Fabric & Fashion Industries," presented by Merrill Lynch Business Services and the Private Client Group.
@kith is moving into children’s. The men’s and women’s streetwear brand has launched Kidset, a Kith kids line located in New York at 64 Bleecker Street. The line includes mini versions of staple Kith pieces like the Astor bomber jacket and the Kith box logo sweatshirts, along with a wall that can display up to 120 pairs of shoes from @adidas, @newbalance, @timberland and more. #wwdfashion
“I just wanted to create this fully rounded character, but I do think what excited me most was just the opportunity to give a group of people representation that I feel needs it. I like to do characters in projects that stand for something and Karolina definitely does, so that was really exciting to me,” @ginnygardner says of her new role in @hulu’s “The Runaways.” Gardner plays Karolina Dean, a queer superhero, which is a rarity for @marvel. Read more about Gardner’s character on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)
@heriethpaul and @gracebol have a moment on the @victoriassecret fashion show 2017. See every look from the runway on WWD.com. Link in bio. (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo) #wwdfashion #victoriassecret #VSFashionShow
“Azzedine has been one of the biggest influences in my life. He has always been such a strong, loving, fatherly figure to me. I call him Papa. His designs are indescribably unique, they are pieces of art. He knew how to make the female form look its loveliest. I have so many memories of him; my favorite might be during my first show with him in Paris. He liked me and he wanted to help me get more work. He called all his friends at Kenzo and Comme des Garcons, and asked them to book me. They said, ‘But she can’t walk!’ And he said, ‘but she has such a great ass!' His friendship and support has been the great privilege of my career. I can't imagine life without him. Repose en paix mon Papa.” - @stephanieseymour tells @wwd. #wwdfashion (📷: @steveeichner) #alaia #azzedinealaia
Azzedine Alaïa, flanked by two of his closest friends, models Stephanie Seymour and Naomi Campbell.
He designed Seymour’s dress for her 1995 wedding to Peter Brant, and treated Campbell (who famously called him Papa), like a daughter. For more on the legendary designer, tap the link in bio. #wwdfashion #alaia #azzedinealaia