Project Runway Star Nick Verreos Returns to IADT-Seattle!

January 24, 2008

IADT- Seattle hosts a one-of-a-kind fashion workshop.

Seattle, Washington, January 24, 2008 – The International Academy of Design & Technology in Seattle (IADT - Seattle) is excited to announce the return of Nick Verreos to Seattle for a very special collaboration with IADT. Nick first visited Seattle in September 2006 to attend IADT's first annual fashion show, La Mode: An Evening of Fashion, a trip that made him "fall in love with the city." On January 25th, 2008, Nick will return to Seattle once again to lead a one-of-a-kind fashion workshop that will feature a series of informational and cutting edge topics revolving around fashion.

Nick's workshop will include lessons on fitting models on and off the runway, merchandising, business basics for starting your own line, how to get on Project Runway, working the red carpet, and the latest insider gossip on the fashion world. The dynamic workshop will conclude with time reserved for Q & A, photo opportunities and autographs.

Nick's latest trip to Seattle will also include a role as special judge for "Project Red Dress," a special gala event hosted by Fashion Group International (FGI-Seattle) on Friday, January 25th 2008 from 5:30pm to 9pm at the downtown Seattle Macys' Stewart Street Room. During "Project Red Dress," top Northwest fashion professionals will come together for an exciting evening of fashion entertainment showcasing new designers who are on the way up. Ten designer hopefuls will each create one red dress and compete for the top prize. Nick Verreos will be featured as the competition's special judge.

Nick Verreos' special fashion workshop will take place January 25th at 1PM. Please RSVP to Courtney Russell CO'Connor@iadtseattle.com and Christi Armes carmes@iadtseattle.com.

NOTE to EDITORS and PRODUCERS: Nick Verreos is available for interviews Friday, Jan 25th, 2:30—4pm at IADT-Seattle. Contact Patricia Vaccarino, 206 979 3380, patricia@xanthuscom.com

About IADT – Seattle
The International Academy of Design & Technology provides educational programs that are designed to prepare students for professional opportunities and career success in select design and technology fields. At IADT, students are part of an energetic community that shares ideas, solves problems, and finds new ways to approach work today and in the future. While enrolled at IADT, each student is given an opportunity to grow vocationally, intellectually and professionally.

The Seattle campus of IADT, which opened in 2004, offers a variety of Associate of Applied Science and/or Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Digital Media Production, Fashion Merchandising and Game Design & Development. The International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and bachelor's degrees. For more information on IADT Seattle, call 206.575.1865 or visit www.iadtseattle.com.