This summer, El Centro College’s Fashion Marketing department launched Fashion Study Tour, the capstone class. This class was an opportunity for students interested in studying fashion to get some first hand experience and insight in the Dallas fashion industry.
There were meetings with lots of influential people in the industry, and onsite visits with corporations.
Lori Veith showroom at the Dallas Market Center hosted by Dana Melton
Presentation by Rhonda Sargent Chambers owner of RSC Productions
Tour of Neiman Marcus Willowbend presented by Chuck Steelman, PR Director, and Natalie McFarland, PR Coordinator
Meeting and presentation at Domistyle presented by Brenda Buell, Founder & CEO, Brant Williams, Manager of Product Development, and Marla Williams, Senior Designer
Visit with JC Penney Corporate presented by Kristina Bruder
Visit with Centre owner Philip Sterling
Tour of Global View with Gregg Lovell, Visual Merchandiser
Presentation by Rosanne Hart, owner of The Hart Agency Inc.
Presentation by Edward Jones, owner of Jones Texas Inc.
Tour of Dallas Market Center by Cole Daugherty, Vice President of Communications & Business Development
This course gave lots of opportunities and information for up and coming students starting in the fashion industry. It was very worth while to be a part of this experience.