WSA AUGUST 2006 SHOW FEATURES AND EVENTSDon't miss these exciting WSA Show Features and Events!
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OPENING NIGHT AT WSA
Opening Night at WSA, featuring Lionel Richie and Gladys Knight. Click here for information and to order tickets.
WSA brings the style makers to you in an exciting, interactive environment. Fashion footwear's hottest personalities are feature in-depth, introspective and up close and personal.
Featuring Stylist to the Stars, Phillip Bloch and Ultra-Chic Fashion Designer, Nanette Lepore
Phillip Bloch - Tuesday, August 1, 3:00 p.m.
Nanette Lepore - Wednesday, August 2, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mandalay Bay
Phillip Bloch is widely considered to be Los Angeles' premier fashion stylist. Among his celebrity clients include familiar faces like John Travolta, Sandra Bullock, Faye Dunaway, Salma Hayek and Jada Pinkett- Smith. His Fashion expertise spans all areas of the fashion industry and that means shoes to us!
Phillip's witty humor and unique insight into fashion makes him the most quoted stylist in Hollywood and the perfect cornerstone of our Style Talk session hosted by Lawrence Zarian. Zarian, a fashion expert himself, shows people across the country how to wear the hottest, hippest styles of the season and where to find them.Nanette Lepore designs in her atelier in New York City alongside her husband Robert, who helms the business side of the brand as its President. Her Collection is pretty and feminine, always with attention to detailing such as beading and intricate embroidery. With stores in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Boston, London and Tokyo, The Nanette Lepore brand extends beyond ready-to-wear to two complete fragrance lines, appropriately titled "Nanette Lepore" and the latest, "Shanghai Butterfly."
The August 2006 WSA Show is thrilled to be the international launch site of Nanette's first shoe collection comprised of flats, heels and boots.
Join us as we make our Las Vegas debut with WSA's inaugural footwear runway presentation in the Great Hall at Fashion Show Mall. The finest in footwear from all areas of The WSA Show and The Collections at WSA are presented on the runway for all to experience. Style Walk promises to be an exciting addition to The WSA Show and a networking event you won't want to miss!
Wednesday, August 2
6:30 p.m. Cocktails
7:00 p.m. Runway Show
Free of charge - Your badge is all you need to attend.
WSA-FGI LOS ANGELES STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION
WSA brings the winning footwear designs of this year's best student designers to market. Meet these budding stars, view their creations and give us your pick for Best in Show. Eight scholarships will be awarded by WSA and the Los Angeles Chapter of Fashion Group International (FGI) to students enrolled in Southern California design programs. Location: Mandalay Bay Lobby
Location: Booth 24157, Mandalay Bay, Level 1
Take a break and relax Tommy Hilfiger style. Check your e-mail while you enjoy lemonade and popcorn fresh from the cart, relax in the i-pod station or veg in front of the plasma TV. The booth will be staffed with representatives from Tommy Hilfiger handing out fabulous giveaways.
Location: Booth 32229, Mandalay Bay, Level 2
The Nicole Shoes Relaxation Station is your place to unwind and recharge. Four massage chairs will be staffed with massage therapists ready to rub the knots out of your back, neck and shoulders. Work stations will be available to check your e-mail, or put your feet up in the lounge while you wait for your next appointment.
THE RED ROCK RIDE & RUN
The bright lights of Vegas can't compare to the breathtaking scenes of Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area! Escape the strip, get some fresh air, exercise and support Two Ten Footwear Foundation. The Red Rock Ride & Run, hosted by WSA, Two Ten and Runner's World magazine, is back in August. In the wee, cooler hours of Thursday, August 3, ride the challenging 13-mile loop or run the trails of Red Rock Canyon, just 15 miles outside Las Vegas. For more information, contact Laura Woodward at Two Ten at (781) 736-1528 or e-mail [email protected].
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