MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO and VIDEO OPPORTUNITY
LIM College Students Create Unique Couture from Shipping and Packing Materials
What: DHL is partnering this season with LIM College and helping immerse visual merchandising students into the competitive world of high fashion. The students are designing unique couture using DHL packing and shipping materials to style and trim high-gloss abstract fashion mannequins and competing to have their creations showcased at the DHL booth in the lobby of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
We invite you to take a first glimpse at these students in action and see some of their unusual creations.
Why: Always in Style, DHL is returning to the runways in New York for the eleventh straight season as the official logistics provider of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. These unique creations will be showcased at the DHL booth in the lobby of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Voting takes place online at www.zangzing.com/limdhlcontest from February 3 – 6.
When: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 2
Who: Opportunity to interview LIM College students, under the direction of award winning designer and Associate Chair of LIM College’s Visual Merchandising Department Marjorie Lee Woo and Visual Merchandising Department Chair Eric Feigenbaum who will also be available for interviews. Karsten Aufgebauer, Sr. VP and General Manager for DHL, will be available to discuss DHL’s role in the fashion industry and partnership with LIM College.
Photo and video opportunities are available.
Where: LIM College
545 5th Avenue, 7th Floor
Entrance on 45th Street between Madison and 5th Avenue
New York, New York
Contact at LIM College: Meredith Finnin, (646) 218-2156
Contact at DHL: Robert Mintz, (425) 984-4249
On the Internet: www.dhl-usa.com
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