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News Service:

Annette Hacker, manager,
(515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

03-29-05

Contacts:

Julie Linville, Spektrum public relations co-director, (563) 320-6115

Liz Jaster, Spektrum public relations co-director, (651) 235-0711

J.R. Campbell, textiles and clothing, (515) 294-0945

Sue Ellen Tuttle, College of Family and Consumer Sciences,
(515) 294-8799

Kevin Brown, News Service, (515) 294-8986

23rd annual Iowa State Fashion Show is April 16 at Stephens Auditorium

AMES, Iowa -- For the first time in its 23-year history, the Iowa State University Textiles and Clothing Fashion Show will be in Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to view student exhibits.

This year's theme for the show is "Spektrum," which describes the wide array of colors, themes and ideas behind garment designs. Tickets are $20 ($15 for students) and are on sale through Ticketmaster, (515) 233-1888 or www.Ticketmaster.com, the Iowa State Center Ticket Office (515) 294-2479 or toll free at 1-877-THE-CENTER (843-2368).

The show will feature student-created casual, collection (casual, urban, children's) and evening wear designs, in addition to Best of Show and graduate competitions. The show also will feature cutting-edge, digitally printed fashions.

A special guest at this year's show is Oliver Helden, New York City. Helden, who designs his own men's wear line, also is a technical director for Marc by Marc Jacobs--New York City.

For more information on "Spektrum" and histories of past shows, visit http://www.fcs.iastate.edu/tc/news/fashionshow/.

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Quick look

For the first time in its 23-year history, the Textiles and Clothing Fashion Show will be in Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to view student exhibits. This year's show title is "Spektrum" -- the wide array of colors, themes and ideas behind garment designs.