In Brief: Pakistan’s Proposed Package…Cash Advance
PAKISTAN'S PROPOSED PACKAGE: President Bush proposed a $3 billion economic aid package for Pakistan Tuesday in exchange for its help in the U.S.-led war on terrorism, but there was no mention of textile and apparel trade concessions still...
PAKISTAN'S PROPOSED PACKAGE: President Bush proposed a $3 billion economic aid package for Pakistan Tuesday in exchange for its help in the U.S.-led war on terrorism, but there was no mention of textile and apparel trade concessions still sought after by Pakistan. In a meeting with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf at Camp David, Bush also pledged to sign a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement, which could pave the way for a bilateral free-trade pact.
CASH ADVANCE: The Young Menswear Association will award High School of Fashion Industries senior Joseph Llano a $2,500 scholarship grant at its commencement exercises today. Llana is the first high school recipient of a YMA scholarship, which was previously reserved for students in college. The organization will now offer the scholarship to one HSFI student each year. The YMA originated in 1937 as the Young Men’s Apparel Association of the Men’s Apparel Industry and has given about $2.5 million to 275 students at colleges, including the Fashion Institute of Technology, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Parsons School of Design, Philadelphia University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Pratt Institute and Cornell University.
Etro’s show, titled “The Tree of Life,” was a celebration of the house’s 50th anniversary. “My father founded the company in 1968, which was the year of counterculture and psychedelia. It’s really a show that celebrates that and the paisley design of India and its origin,” said Veronica Etro. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18 (📷: @delphineachard)
For @msgm’s spring 2018 show, creative director @massimogiorgetti said “Words, sounds, colors. Synthesis and therapy of a collection,” were the inspirations behind the collection, showing today. Read the rest of Milan spring 2018 inspirations on WWD.com. #mfw #wwdfashion #ss18
For her first solo album in over 10 years, Fergie tapped Carine Roitfeld, Mert and Marcus, Giovanni Bianco and more to create a fashion-focused video approach for the record, Double Dutchess. "Giovanni really helped me get back in touch with my tomboy side, my hardside," said the singer. #wwdeye #wwdfashion ( : @slovekinpics)
“Volumes and Graphic Art of the Nineties are the main inspirations of the new Aquilano.Rimondi SS 2018 collection,” said cocreative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18