We made a Big Splash in the Big Apple! Honorary Host Wesley Card ’70, CEO of The Jones Group; URI President David M. Dooley and Reverend Lynn Baker-Dooley; and URI Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design faculty attended a cocktail reception featuring fashion collections from URI's top student designers.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Jones Group
1411 Broadway, 36th Floor
New York, NY
Our 2nd annuall NYC Spring Splash complemented the annual campus runway show that featured the work of URI Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design students. The evening also honored two individuals who have made significant contributions to the fashion industry.
See photos from Spring Splash NYC 2013
The Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design program in the URI College of Human Science and Services consists of 400 students, nearly half of whom hail from the New York area. Many of our graduates are employed in companies headquartered in New York City. In addition to hiring our graduates, major New York fashion houses and brands have provided corporate support, including those pictured above.
Event Chair, Wesley Card ’70
CEO and Director, The Jones Group Inc.
Sara Baird ’07, Associate Manager:
Fabric Research & Development, Macy’s Merchandising Group
Susan Berti ’83, Civic Volunteer
Jessica Bondur ’95, Vice President of Planning, The Jones Group Inc.
Lori Ciccomascolo, Dean of the College of Human Science and Services
Ira Dansky ’67, Executive V.P., General Counsel, The Jones Group Inc.
Mary Beth Downey ’79, Design Director, Tiger J. LLC
Courtney Kraven ’98, Retail Planning Manager, Jones New York Collection
Elaine Mack ’58, Head Personal Shopper,
Bergdorf Goodman-New York
Suzanne Duffy Romano ’90, Wealth Management Professional, Goldman Sachs & Company
Gabrielle Simon ‘05, Account Executive, Jones Jeanswear Group
Ashleigh Verrier, Partner, Verrier Fashion LLC
Jude Verrier ’72, Partner, Verrier Fashion LLC
Angela Weinreich ’07, Handbag Product Developer, The Sak Brand Group
Linda Welters, Chair, URI Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design