Welcome to ITAA!

ITAA is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators,  and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education. ITAA welcomes professionals employed in those fields who wish to join with members of the Association in the pursuit of knowledge, interchange of ideas, and dissemination of knowledge through meetings, special events, and publications.

The International Textile and Apparel Association promotes the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and is a primary resource for its members in strengthening leadership and service to society.

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2012 Annual Conference -- Honolulu, Hawaii    

spacer Plan now to attend the 2012 ITAA Annual Conference, November 14-17, at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa.  Calls for Special Topic Sessions, Workshops, and Research/Teaching/Creative Design Scholarship are posted under Submissions.

ITAA - Paris American Academy 2012 Design Competition
Balenciaga in Hawaii

Using the designs of Balenciaga as inspiration, revisit the vibrant color and ethnic lines honored by Balenciaga and show them in the timeless splendor of Hawaii.   APPLICATION FORM

ITAA 2012 Ballot

The Nominating Committee has recruited an outstanding slate of candidates for Council positions effective January, 2013.  Voting is open to Active and Emeritus Members.  Please review the candidates' statements and cast your ballot before April 10, 2012. 

Candidate Statements            Cast Your Ballot Here

Photo credits for ITAA banner:

Photo 1:  Close up of Fractal Bride by Eulanda Sanders, Colorado State University
Photo 2:  Close up of bandhani tied scarf from ITAA/Fulbright Trip to India, 2007
Photo 3:  Photo taken at Mme. Gres workshop at annual meeting in Montreal
Photo 4: Close up of shibori, Diane Sparks, Colorado State University

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2011 Distinguished Award Winners

2011 Conference Photos

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