This trip is available for three credits
Family & Consumer Sciences is planning a trip to London and Paris approximately on May 16, 2014 and ending May 26. There will be a specialized emphasis placed on interior design/architecture and fashion. All students and alumni are welcome. The trip will be 11 days including flight.
Our departure will be from Washington D.C. There are many points of interest such as: Versailles, Galaries Lafayette, Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral. We will stroll down the avenue de Montaigne and the Champs Elysee, see the Arch de Triumph and the Musee des Arts Decoratifs (a part of the Louvre). There also will be a walking tour of the Latin Quarters and other fascinating sites.
In London we will see the architectural sites such as Trafalgar square, Big Ben, houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled).We will also tour Windsor Castle and the Tower of London. We plan to see decorative arts, from costumes to furniture in the Victoria-Albert museum
If you are interested and want to get more details go online to EF Tours and type in the numbers 1393188RW for details. The approximate total price is $3751. You will need to visit the EF website for current quotes. You do not have to pay the full amount, but a down payment would hold your reservation. Automatic monthly payment is the easiest way to pay. You need to call the 877 number found on the EF site for exact information.
It is important that you contact Mrs. Ruth Gomes before you register. Remember, you have to register your name (including middle name) as it appears on your passport.
Simone Sauvage shares his experience as a new and successful designer. We saw many of his creations in the Pop-Up Store.
One of our highlights was to visit the workroom of hat designer Isadora Ducasse. She designed hats for the Paris Jean-Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Spring/Summer collection of 2010. We cannot wait to see the next Jean Paul Gaultier's collection, for we will be looking for Isadora's hats. See our models with Isadora on the left.