Agenda for U.S. finals of International Competition of Young Fashion Designers

Thursday, October 31, 2002

10 a.m.
Runway competition

Auditorium (Room 4400) of UC's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP)

1:30 p.m.
Presentation on fashion trends and forecasting, "Sustainable Style and Beyond"

by Emmanuelle Linard of Studio Trend Union, Li Edelkoort Inc., New York
auditorium (Room 4400), UC's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP)

3 p.m.
"Branding in the Fashion and Luxury Industries"
by Didier Grumbach, president of the French Federation of Haute Couture, Ready-to-Wear and Designers; author of "Histoiries de la Mode," former president of Yves Saint Laurent US, and former dean of studies at Paris' Institut Francais de la Mode (IFM)

and by Colombe Nicholas, member of the Board of Directors of Ashford.com, a New York Internet retailer of luxury and premium products, and past president of Anne Klein, Giorgio Armani Fashion Group, and of Christian Dior US

5 p.m.
Awards announced
for the 2002 competition among U.S. finalists