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Texworld USA Announces Seminar Line-up

NEW YORK - Next month's Texworld USA fabric fair here at the Javits Center will offer a slate of informational sessions covering sustainability, fashion trends and more.
     The show runs Jan. 18-20. Seminars, which were organized by fiber manufacturer Lenzing, include:
     "An Eco Index for Everyone," a panel discussion featuring Karla Magruder, president, Fabrikology; Jamie Bainbridge, director of fabric and product development, Nau, Inc.; Steve Lamar, executive vp, American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA); and Celeste Lilore, co-founder Restore Clothing.
     "Spring Summer 2012: Mega + Materials," with Sophie Lucie Dewulf, materials editor, Stylesight of Milan, and Andrea Praet, trend director, Stylesight USA.
     "Crossing the Bridge to Spring/Summer 2012," by Laurie Pressman, director of marketing and sales development, Pantone.
     "Fashion: Fact or Francy," featuring David Wolfe, creative director, The Doneger Group.
     "Color Trends: The West Coast Perspective on Color and Lifestyle Trends," with Fran Sude, president, and Arnold Sude, coo, both of Design Options.
     "Fiber Innovations," a panel discussion with Karla Magruder, president, Fabrikology; Andreas Dorner, global marketing director, Lenzing; Kenneth Barker, ceo, Naturally Advanced; Steven Usdan, founder, MDC Group.
     "Spring/Summer 2012 Youth Culture," by Andrea Praet, trend director, Stylesight USA.
     "Sourcing North America: Discover New Resources," by Susan Power, publisher, About-Sources.
     "Get Started," advice for new designers about how to set up and run a business, featuring Mercedes Gonzalez, director, Global Purchasing Companies.
     For additional information, visit or call 770.984.8016 ext.401.

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