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Fashion Markets

ATM 377/590 (1), ATM 379/592 (3) Fashion Markets
Instructors: Holly Mosher and Julie Becker
Estimated Program Fee: $1,400–$1,600, plus tuition and fees. Actual cost announced at the start of fall 2014 term. 

Southern California: April 28–May 3, 2015

This trip is the fashion experience of a lifetime. Encounter manufacturers, wholesale representatives, designers and retail buyers. Explore the wholesale market showrooms of the California Market Center. Visit the corporate offices of some of the largest retail specialty stores like Roxy/Quicksilver and Hurley. See on-site locations and learn about fashion styling. If production and product development is your area of interest, we'll visit an apparel production facility like American Apparel. Take an exciting tour through the West Coast fashion industry.

Cost
Program Fee to be announced and will be in addition to tuition and fees.

Program fee includes
  • Roundtrip airfare on a regular, scheduled air carrier to and from Detroit Metro Airport
  • Lodging
  • Local transportation by private shuttle
  • Venue admission for all required industry appointments

Exclusions:

  • EMU tuition and fees
  • Textbooks (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditures
  • Transportation charges resulting from deviation from printed itinerary.
  • Most meals

This trip begins and ends at Detroit Metro. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport.

If you're using financial aid, additional assistance may be available for those who qualify. Contact financial aid.

Lodging
You'll stay at the Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Cali. Accommodations chosen for proximity to sites on the itinerary. Rooms are based on multiple occupancies. Any special room requests must be made at time of registration.
New York City: Summer 2016

Explore fashion capital New York City with the apparel, textiles and merchandising program. We'll be staying in the heart of the fashion industry, touring designer showrooms, wholesale markets and fashion magazines. This a a wonderful opportunity to see how fashion is created first hand.

Cost

Program Fee: $1500 (2014) plus tuition and fees.

Program fee includes
  • Roundtrip airfare on a regular, scheduled air carrier to and from Detroit Metro Airport
  • Lodging
  • Local transportation by bus for airport transfers and a prepaid metrocard for daily excursions
  • Venue admission for all required industry appointments

Exclusions:

  • EMU tuition and fees
  • Textbooks (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditures
  • Transportation charges resulting from deviation from printed itinerary.

This trip begins and ends at Detroit Metro. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport.

If you're using financial aid, additional assistance may be available for those who qualify. Contact financial aid.

Lodging
Accommodations are chosen for proximity to key sites on the itinerary. Rooms are based on multiple occupancies with other students. Any special room requests must be made at the time you register along with your registration documents.

If you have any questions, contact Jen Short at 734.487.3229 or jen.short@emich.edu