Women’s and Children’s Apparel & Accessories, Bridal, Special Occasion and Swimwear Market, Oct. 24-28, International Apparel MartDAILY EVENTSNew Buyer Orientation9 a.m. Friday-SaturdaySuite 4A74, fourth floor.Buyer’s Lounge8 a.m.-5 p.m.Apparel Mart 4C56, fourth floor, front lobby balcony.Breakfast and lunch sponsored by Alfred Angelo, Brad Hughes & Associates, Carol Ferrell, Designer Showcase, Excessorize with Marilyn, Jack Hunton & Co., Kasper, Mindy & Me, Mori Lee, Precious Formals and S. Collier. In addition, Margo’s Collectibles, Sideffects and Lori Veith Sales are breakfast sponsors and Daryl Deutsch and Evelyn Cannon are lunch sponsors. All buyers welcome.International Hospitality Suite8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Fourth floor, back lobby balcony.DFA DIFFA CollectionApparel Mart, Great Hall.Designer jackets created by Dallas Fashion Awards finalists on display in the Great Hall. Proceeds of sales benefit DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS). WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23Select showrooms open by appointment only.THURSDAY, OCT. 24Global Fashion Report11 a.m.:Fourth floor, front lobby. Presenter: Peclers of Paris.Dine Around5-7 p.m.: Samplings from Dallas’ finest restaurants.Shop Late ’Til 86-8 p.m.: Take advantage of extended shopping hours with participating showrooms.FRIDAY, OCT. 25Early Bird Hospitality8:30 a.m.: First floor, front lobby and first floor, West Atrium. Enjoy complimentary breakfast to get your morning started right. Trend Overview8:30 a.m.: First floor, West Atrium. Presenter: Leon Hall of E! Entertainment’s "Fashion Emergency."Global Fashion Report11 a.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presenter: Peclers of Paris. Contemporary Spring 2003 Forecast12 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. Buying Office. The Look Fashion Show1 p.m.: Great Hall. Guest Designer: Petis Pois."Rethinking Your Business to Stay Competitive"2 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presenter: Rawlins Gilliland.Bridal, Prom and Special Occasion Happy Hour5-6 p.m.: Third floor front lobby. Complimentary cocktails served before the fashion show. Bridal buyers and manufacturers are welcome.Fashion is in Bloom6 p.m.: Reception, 3B946:30 p.m.: Dinner, Fashion Theatre.7 p.m.: Fashion show.Sponsored by USCO; children’s wear spring 2003 fashion show.Leon Hall Trend Show6:15 p.m.: Great Hall. Presenter: Leon Hall of E! Entertainment "Fashion Emergency."SATURDAY, OCT. 26Occasions Fashion Show8:15 a.m.: Complimentary continental breakfast.8:30 a.m.: Fashion Show, Great Hall. Guest Designer: Precious Formals. Preview of prom, special occasion and bridal fashions.Early Bird Hospitality8:30 a.m.: First floor, front lobby and first floor West Atrium. Complimentary breakfast.Bridge/Designer Spring 2003 Forecast8:30 a.m.: Independence Room, first floor, west atrium. Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. Buying Office. Contemporary Spring 2003 Forecast 12 p.m.: Fourth floor, front lobby. Presented by Gregor Simmons of Gregor Simmons Ltd. Buying Office. Dallas Fashion Awards Gala 7 p.m.: Cocktails and Silent Auction.8 p.m.: Dinner.9 p.m.: Awards Ceremony and Fashion Show, Great Hall. A tribute to the 2002 Dallas Fashion Awards finalists, winners and the 2002 Fashion Excellence Award recipient, In Style Magazine. Tickets are $125/per person or $900/table of eight. Proceeds benefit DIFFA and Fashion Group International. For ticket information, see the concierge booth, first floor, back lobby, G Aisle.SUNDAY, OCT. 27Your Bridal Business: More than Pretty Dresses9 a.m.: Third floor, front lobby. Presenter: Bridal Business Management.Bridal, Prom and Special Occasion Happy Hour4 p.m.: Third floor, front lobby. Complimentary wine and cheese served courtesy of the Dallas Market Center.

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