MARKET CALENDAR
WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES MARKET, OCT. 19-23, 2000, INTERNATIONAL APPAREL MART

DAILY EVENTS

NEW BUYER ORIENTATION
Apparel Mart
9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Thursday-Monday, fourth floor, front lobby balcony.

BUYERS LOUNGE
Open daily: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fourth floor, front lobby balcony.
All buyers welcome.

INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY SUITE
Open daily: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fourth floor, back lobby balcony.

DFA DIFFA COLLECTION
Apparel Mart, front lobby.
Designer jackets created by Dallas Fashion Awards finalists.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18
READY ON WEDNESDAY
Select showrooms open at 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Appointments are suggested but not required. Look for Ready On Wednesday signs placed near each showroom entrance.

THURSDAY, OCT. 19
DINE AROUND 4-6 p.m.: Second, third and fourth floor, front and back lobbies. First floor, West Atrium. Samplings from Dallas’s finest restaurants.

FRIDAY, OCT. 20
BREAKFAST IN THE FOUR CORNERS
8:30 a.m.: Four corners of the first floor. Enjoy complimentary breakfast in the four corners of the first floor of the Apparel Mart.

TREND OVERVIEW
8:30 a.m.: Fourth floor,
front lobby. Presented by Leon Hall.

GREGOR SIMMONS SPRING 2001 TREND SEMINAR
Noon: Fourth floor, front lobby.
Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. buying office.

GROUP III TREND SHOW
6:15 p.m.: Great Hall
Presented by Leon Hall. Guest Designer: Victor Costa

SATURDAY, OCT. 21
BREAKFAST IN THE FOUR CORNERS
8:30 a.m.: Four corners of the first floor. Enjoy complimentary breakfast in the four corners of the 1st floor of the Apparel Mart.

NETWORKING BREAKFAST
7:30 a.m.: Independence Room, 2350 Stemmons Frwy (formerly Menswear Mart)
Presented by T.J. Reid.
Cost: $15, includes breakfast.

ACCESSORIES SEMINAR
12 noon, fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by T.J. Reid.

SPRING-SUMMER 2001 COLOR, FABRIC AND SILHOUETTE TRENDS
2 p.m., second floor, front lobby.
Presented by Tamela Scribner and Toni Bifano-Field of Cotton Incorporated.

OXYGEN BAR PARTY
3 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby.
Inhale some O2 to give you an afternoon kick.

25th DALLAS FASHION AWARDS GALA
7 p.m.: Cocktails and silent auction.
8:30 p.m.: Dinner.
9 p.m.: Awards ceremony and fashion show. Great Hall. A tribute to the 2000 Dallas Fashion Awards finalists, winners and the 2000 Fashion Excellence Award recipient, The House of Emilio Pucci. Tickets are $100 per person or $750 per table of eight. Proceeds benefit Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA). For ticket information, call 214/655-7645.

SUNDAY, OCT. 22
OCCASIONS R.O.S.E. AWARDS
8:30 a.m.: Great Hall
Preview of prom, special occasion and bridal fashions.
Complimentary continental breakfast.

MONDAY, OCT. 23
SHOWROOM HOURS
8:30-6 p.m.*
*Many showrooms close at 3 p.m.. Please make appointments.
For more information, call 214-655-6223 or e-mail at dallasmarketcenter.com.

DALLAS ATTRACTIONS
The Arlington Museum of Art kicks off the fall season with its first-ever statewide exhibition of contemporary Texas fashion, “cutting pattern/cutting edge,” hosted by US Trust Co. AMA is the first Texas museum to feature the newest designs by Texas fashion designers and photographers. The exhibition is part of the “Retrofestivities,” as these designers use the influence of retro designs to inspire their new work.

The Arlington Museum of Art
201 West Main Street
Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Call the Dallas Directory, 1.800.375.DINE, for restaurant and Dallas city event information and reservations.

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