MARKET ROUNDUP

March 4-7
Showing of fall legwear collections by Hanes and Donna Karan Hosiery; DKNY Coverings. By appointment. Contact: Audrey Cohen. Tel: (212) 582-3025.

March 5
NV, a SoHo bar/lounge at 289 Spring St., presents a night of fashion, music and dance. New York fashion designer Boris White shows his contemporary line of jeanswear-inspired couture clothing for women and men. Tel: (212) 929-NVNV or (212) 243-7900.

March 6
The fashion accessories division of UJA-Federation of New York will hold its annual dinner-dance at the Grand Hyatt Ballroom, Park Avenue and 42nd Street. For reservations or information, call (212) 836-1174.

QVC, the electronic retailer, is holding open call auditions for the next on-air hosts for the shopping channel. Casting will be at Unitel Studios, 433 West 53rd St. For information, call QVC (800) 442-7805, select option 2.

March 7
Fashion Group International presents “Countdown to 2000,” the first of FGI’s symposium series. The views of industry leaders of retail, apparel and real estate will be discussed. The program is at the Grand Hyatt, Ballroom C, Park Avenue and 42nd Street, at Grand Central. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For tickets call (212) 593-1715.

March 8
Seven well-recognized interior designers, each inductees of the Interior Deign Hall of Fame, will showcase their talents at an exhibition at Darius Antique Rugs, at 38 East 57th St. Each designer will create a partial room setting or vignette in their own style incorporating furniture, lighting, and decorative accessories, including an antique rug from the Darius collection. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and free to the public. The show, running through March 21, will benefit the Foundation for Interior Design Education Research (FIDER).

The International Beauty Show’s Editors’ Choice Beauty Press Awards will honor the country’s hottest hair designers named “Most Newsworthy” by the leading consumer and salon industry magazines at a press breakfast from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the St. Regis Hotel (Versailles Room), 2 East 55th St. Contact: Sharon Esche at (619) 431-8124.

March 8-10
LOOK ’96 – The International Sportswear Show, California Mart, Los Angeles. Tel: (213) 630-3683.

March 8-11
Premiere Vision (fabrics), Parc des Expositions Paris-Nord Villepinte, Lyon, France. Contact: Premiere Vision. Tel: (33) 7260-6500 or Paris, Tel: (33-1) 4863-3030.

Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, Hong Kong. Contact: Hong Kong Trade Development Council. Tel: (852) 2584-4333.

March 9
The American Beauty Association’s 11th Annual Beauty & Charity Auction to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and the Cosmetology Advancement Foundation is at the Marriott Marquis Hotel (Grand Ballroom). Cocktails are at 6 p.m., and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Contact: ABA. Tel: (312) 245-1595. The theme for the evening event is “Putting on the Ritz.”

March 9-11
The International Travelgoods, Leather and Accessories Show, George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Contact: LLGMA. Tel: (212) 695-2340.

March 9-16
Jewelry Manufacturers Association, Providence Biltmore Hotel, Providence, R.I., fashion jewelry. Contact: Sean Reidy, Jewelry Manufacturers Association. Tel: (401) 454-1440.

United Jewelry Show, Fashion Jewelry Mart at Davol Square, Providence, R.I., fashion jewelry. Contact: Dick Upson, United Jewelry Show. Tel: (401) 331-7630.

March 10-12
Igedo (women’s wear), Dƒsseldorf Fairgrounds, Dƒsseldorf. Contact: Igedo Internationale Modemesse Kronen KG. Tel: (49-211) 439601.

The International Beauty Show 1996, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, beauty trade show for salon professionals. Contact: Leslie Huntley, IBS Press Room at convention center. Tel: (212) 216-5110 or (800) 736-7170.

Editor’s Note: Market Roundup is a calendar of industry events that WWD will purblish periodically. If you wish to be considered for a listing, please fax the name and date of the event, location, phone contact and registration and information to Bill Cotto, WWD, (212) 630-3566.

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