Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / 100 years of Swimming and Swimwear in Fort Lauderdale exhibition
100 years of Swimming and Swimwear in Fort Lauderdale exhibition
20
Apr '11
Jantzen, the iconic swimwear brand with over a hundred years of timeless designs, will be participating in the 100 years of Swimmingand Swimwear in Fort Lauderdale exhibition at the International Swimming Hall of Fame, headlining their centennial celebration alongside the City of Fort Lauderdale.

Kicking off Wednesday April 27 at the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, the swim brand that coined the term "swimming suit" will showcase a sampling of their iconic pieces throughout the decades in conjunction with the Swimming Hall of Fame's own historical pieces.

The Grand Opening Event will be held on Thursday May 5, while the exhibit portion of the celebration will run through October 31st and is free during its first weekend, May 7-8. Jantzen will have various key exhibits showcasing the change in swimwear over the past 100 years. The main display will incorporate archival suits from 1921 to 1980, and a second display paying homage to President Ronald Reagan who wore Jantzen throughout his life. In addition, a third display from the "Where the Boys Are" film will be available for viewing.

Other events include the AT&T/USA Diving Gran Prix, Asian Pacific Heritage Month Cultural Festival, Fran Crippen Safe Swim 10K and 1 mile Dash for Cash, and a Guinness World Record dive attempt into 12" of water by Professor Splash. On Friday

May 6, Jantzen will be the sponsor of the 47th Annual Honoree Dinner Induction Ceremony at the Broward County Convention Center.

Special guests Governor Scott and Prince Albert will be in attendance as well as some of the world's most accomplished swimmers, including Australian great, Ian Thorpe. Others to be inducted include swimmers USA's Lenny Krayzleburg, Australian Petria Thomas and German star Franziska VanAlmsick.

Jantzen is a wholly owned subsidiary and licensed trademark owned by Perry Ellis International, Inc., a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances.

Perry Ellis International Inc

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Li & Fung

Textiles | On 29th Mar 2017

Li & Fung introduces new 3-year plan 2017-2019

Li & Fung Limited has outlined its next Three-Year Plan (2017-2019)...

Courtesy: Carrington

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Carrington Workwear signs JV with TMG Textiles

Carrington Workwear, one of the largest producers of workwear fabrics ...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Jabong launches Aeropostale on its platform

Jabong has added leading American high-street fashionwear brand,...

Interviews View All

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search