Monday, November 26, 2012

Fashion Fit Mentor Alvanon Host To Carrie Parry FW 2012

As part of its fashion fit mentoring program for promising young fashion designers, Alvanon, Inc. (The Fit Expert) will host a Fit Trial and Trunkshow for Carrie Parry’s Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. The event will take place December 5th & 6th, 9:00 a.m. – 7: p.m., at Alvanon’s U.S. headquarters, in the heart of New York’s fashion district, 145 W 30th St., Suite 1000.

Women 18 and older between the sizes of two and twelve are invited to try on the Carrie Parry collection simply by signing up and completing a survey online at:

Participants will also be asked to agree to certain conditions detailed in a separate waiver.

Women attending the event will receive a 50% discount on all purchases that day, a 20% off coupon for a future online purchase at, plus a gift bag sponsored by The Laundress, Lotus Wei, Caldrea, and Glee Gum.

The Alvanon, Inc. Mentoring Program

Since launching its mentoring program in 2011, Alvanon has supported promising young fashion design talent with complementary AlvaForm fit mannequins, five hours per month of free global sizing and fit consultancy, marketing support and discounts on AlvaBlock pattern making tools-- valued at $40,000 annually, per designer.
About Carrie Parry

Designer Carrie Parry's eponymous line was born from a passion for producing garments that never go out of style and a commitment to responsible sources and practices. A graduate of the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London, Parry has quickly earned accolades including being a recipient of the Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant, top honors in the 2012 Green Fashion Competition during Amsterdam Fashion Week and the Ethical Fashion Forum's 2011 Innovation U.S.A. Award. Designing with careful consideration of social and environmental impact, CARRIE PARRY is produced ethically and locally in the New York garment district, sourcing environmentally conscious materials and textiles supporting artisanal communities worldwide.

About Alvanon, Inc.

Founded in 2001, the Alvanon Group of companies is the global leader in providing full service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry. From its head office in New York, operations center in Hong Kong and operating offices in the UK and Germany, Alvanon provides customised fit strategies and product development tools to the world’s leading fashion brands, retailers, lingerie, swimwear, sportswear, mail order and corporate clothing suppliers. Alvanon’s fit offer combines the world’s largest database of 300,000 body scans with the unparalleled expertise, products and services provided by a team of over 70 dedicated sizing and body shape professionals.

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