Turning Dreams into Realities With La Mode: An Evening of Fashion

August 24, 2006

International Academy of Design & Technology’s First Annual Fashion Show on September 8th!

Seattle, Washington, August 24, 2006 - Debuting at Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus, La Mode is the first event at the International Academy of Design & Technology – Seattle (IADT – Seattle) that utilizes every academic department. The show was written and directed by Mr. Bob Hughes who has been involved in theater and fashion show productions in the Seattle area for the past 15-years.

"This is more than just a fashion show," said Laura Nielsen, IADT Director of Career Services. "It is an excellent example of teamwork and collaboration and allows us the opportunity to highlight the best fashion design talent, production design talent of our interior design students, and outstanding design skills reflected in the collateral materials created by our visual communication students. Everyone is getting involved to make this a very successful event."

Nick Verreos of Bravo’s PROJECT RUNWAY will be the evening’s special guest, Verreos will also be on the IADT campus for a special workshop Saturday, September 9, 2006 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

The public is invited to join IADT as it makes its mark on Seattle’s fashion scene with this up-and-coming annual gala event! Prices are $15.00 Students / $20.00 General Admission / $50.00 VIP. Space is limited and reservations are required for all events. To order tickets or for more information, please contact: lamodeinfo@iadtseattle.com or call 206.830.6399.

About IADT

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 original International Academy of Design & Technology in Chicago was founded in 1977 by a former Sears Executive, Clem Stein, Jr., as a postsecondary institution focused on merchandising and design. More than 25 years later, IADT has expanded its curriculum and campus locations. The Seattle campus, which opened in 2004, offers a variety of Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, and Digital Media Production. The International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate’s degrees and bachelor’s degrees. For more information on – Seattle, see www.iadtseattle.com or call 206.575.1865.