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Tues., May 17: Fashion Group Intl Presents Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview with Marylou Luther
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Tues., May 17: Fashion Group Intl Presents Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview with Marylou Luther

The Fashion Group International® of Greater Washington, DC in collaboration with Tysons Galleria and Capitol File Magazine will host the Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview and keynote presentation with award winning fashion journalist and Creative Director of The Fashion Group International®, Marylou Luther on Tuesday, May 17th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Tysons Galleria.

The presentation will feature a compilation of apparel, accessories, beauty, color and fabric trends from the New York, Milan and Paris Fall/Winter 2011/2012 collections in an engaging and truly inspiring experience for industry professionals and media before the trends reach the consumers. The Fashion Group International® has showcased audio-visual presentations covering the seasonal fashion runway collections in the United States and in Europe since Ready-to-Wear shows began in the 1960's.

Following the presentation will be remarks by celebrated fashion journalist Marylou Luther, Creative Director of Fashion Group International®, Editor of the International Fashion Syndicate and author of the award-winning Clothesline column, a question-and-answer fashion advice feature read weekly by more than 5 million. Ms. Luther has received several top industry honors including the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s coveted Eugenia Sheppard award for fashion journalism, the Women in Communications award and, in 2004, she received the Accessories Council’s Marylou Luther Award for Fashion Journalism, which is given every year in her name.

“We are thrilled to have Marylou Luther for our 2011/2012 trend presentation.  Her creativity and insight into the trends for the season are unparalleled and the resource she provides to professionals and media alike is priceless.  It is our honor to share this occasion with our Washington, DC members and fashion community”, states Karin Cadena, Regional Director of Fashion Group International® of Greater Washington, DC.

The event will be held on Tuesday, May 17th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the Capitol File Lounge located on Level 1 near Neiman Marcus at Tysons Galleria. Tickets are available for purchased at TIX http://washingtondcfgi.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=365065.

FGI Members: $25   ||   Non-Members: $35   ||   Students: $10 (ID required)

For more information and press inquires, please contact: Elaine Mensah - 202.368.5448 or Michelle Shableski – 202.445.1908 || Fashion Group International® of Greater Washington, DC Publicity & Marketing Co-Chair

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About Fashion Group International®

The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with more than 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home.

The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers.  To do this, FGI provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.

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