September 26, 2011
Thirty graduate and undergraduate students accompanied by Dr. Deborah Fowler spent two weeks in May in Paris, London, Barcelona, and Madrid. The students were enrolled in RTL 3340, International Retailing, and RTL 5343, Advanced International Retailing. Some of highlights included visiting the Palace of Versailles, Fondation Yves Saint Laurent, a day trip to London, and the Museo del Traje in Madrid. In Paris we met with designer Alexis Mabille while touring the Linen Dream Lab in Paris. On May 18th we took the Eurostar to London for the day watching the changing of the guard, touring Harrod's Department Store, and the stores on Oxford Street. We met with the director of MP Select, a team, a team assisting retailers and vendors in the international fashion luxury market.