RETL 592-004 - Paris: Designing and Retailing in the Fashion Capital of the World

RETL 592-004 - Paris: Designing and Retailing in the Fashion Capital of the World
Tour Dates: June 2 - June 11, 2020

Faculty Leaders: Deborah Brosdahl and Susan Reeves

Tour Cost: $3,800 plus Airfare, Tuition, Study Abroad Fees and Health Insurance

Audrey Hepburn once said “Paris is always a good idea!” and we couldn’t agree more! Join us for this 10-night study tour to absorb unique Parisian culture and see why Paris is known as the Fashion Capital of the World. In addition to exploring the architecture, art, and history of Paris we will visit world famous fashion design houses and retailers. Led by Retailing faculty from the University of South Carolina, this transformational international experience will leave you with increased knowledge of the fashion industry in Paris through visiting high-end retailers of the Champs-Élysées, attending a fashion show at the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussman, a tour the Perfumery Fragonard, exploring the Printemps Haussman, visiting the shops of Montmartre, seeing a show at the world famous Moulin Rouge, and visiting top tourist sites including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Pantheon, the Palace of Versailles, and other famous and interesting sites that make Paris the top tourist destination in the world!

Trip Highlights include but are not limited to:
• Chanel and the Rue St Honore Walking Tour
• Le Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris
• Eiffel Tower Tour
• L’Arc de Triomphe de l’Etoile
• Palace of Versaille
• Moulin Rouge
• the Panthéon
• Perfumery Fragonard
• Avenue de Champs-Élysées
• Perfumery Fragonard
• streets and shops of Montmartre
• ‘Les Puces’ de Saint-Oueen
**All visits on the tour are subject to change based on availability.

Program Fees Include:
Hotel (8 nights), ground transportation as outlined in itinerary, breakfast daily, two group dinners, entry to all venues and tours listed on itinerary.

Program Fees DO NOT Include:
Round-trip airfare to Paris, transportation to/from hotel and airport, Mandatory Travel Insurance $30.00, Study Abroad Processing Fee $150.00, meals and excursions not listed on itinerary, personal expenditures, Tuition for RETL 592-004. Please complete your application with the Study Abroad office prior to February 8, 2020.

Tour fees are non-refundable.

Tour cost is $3,800. A non-refundable deposit of $1,900.00 is due by February 12, 2020 and the remaining payment of $1,900.00 is due by February 26, 2020.