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Tour the New York City Fashion Industry Oct. 5-10, 2014

Deadline: April 15, 2014

Spend 6 days/5 nights in America’s fashion capital NEW YORK CITY.  Get a behind the scenes look at many of the key companies and industry leaders related to fashion retailing and the fashion industry.  Itinerary may include visits with a fashion designer in his/her showroom, accessory designer seminar, textile producer, color forecaster, fashion merchandiser, fashion photographer, editor of major fashion magazine or trade publication, visual display artist, costuming for theater, attend a Broadway show, view a museum collection, sight-seeing, and of course, shopping!

Students will complete pre-and post-tour assignments.

The entire group will be transported (by train or plane) from Lynchburg, VA. The tour will take place during Fall Break: Oct. 5-10, 2014.

The estimated cost of the trip is $2,300. (quote from 2013) The cost is based on 16 participates. Extra money will be needed for meals, and personal expenses.   

The New York City Fashion Industry Tour is open to any student who is interested in the fashion industry, regardless of major, and there are no pre-requisite requirements. 

For Further Information and to Register: 
Contact Mrs. Matalie Howard, Assistant Professor of FACS, at       

L.U.students with Betsy Hilfiger at Tommy Hilfiger.   L.U.students at Women’s Wear Daily (WWD).


Trip to Paris, Provence, & Barcelona

OFFER for the Month of August $200 discount!

*May 11-20, 2015

Family & Consumer Sciences is planning a trip to Paris, Provence and Barcelona on *May 11, 2015 and ending May 20. There will be a specialized emphasis placed on interior design/architecture and fashion. All students and alumni are welcome. The trip will be 10 days including flight.

Our departure will be from Washington D.C. It’s two of Europe’s most stunning cities separated by one of the most romantic regions. The size of the Mona Lisa may surprise you, but so too will the Provence region, a source of inspiration for Louvre-dwellers like Cézanne, van Gogh and Picasso. You’ll see La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and the rest with a perspective usually reserved for the most seasoned travelers

We will tour:

  • Paris…Decorative Arts Museum….Fashion Visit... Effiel Tower
  • Avignon  ….see Palais des Papes,' or the palace of popes, is the world's largest Gothic edifice
  • Nimes….It has a stunning Roman Coliseum that is second only to Rome. There are a few other fine Roman relics and Diana's Palace. Le Pont du Gard an impressive Roman aqueduct
  • Carcassonne…Carcassonne is essentially a castle that is also a  medieval city (La Cité de Carcassonne) around which the modern city, or Ville Basse, grew
  • Barcelona…Unusual Architecture and Flamingo Evening

If you are interested, and want to get more details email  Type in the numbers 1503595ZN  for details. The approximate total price is $3445 ($3245. with discount) for students under 30 using EF Insurance and $3303.40 ($3103.40 with discount) using LU Travel Insurance.  It will be $3685.($3485 with discount) for adults over 30 using EF Insurance and $3573. ($3373. with discount) if using LU insurance.   You will need to pay the $95 membership to EF online or phone in your payment.  The rest of the payment will be through Liberty University Study Tours Payment Portal . The portal is not available right now but if you have registered, you will be notified as soon as the tour is activated.


   Online Enrollment:

   Enroll by Phone:

  •  Call EF Customer Accounts at 877-485-4184

NOTE: It is important that you contact Mrs. Ruth Gomes or Emily Beckman before you register. Register your name (including middle name) as it appears on your passport.

* Tentative date within one or two days