Our clients are saying:

"Your organizational skills were outstanding! I felt you were truly committed to making it a great experience from the time we arrived... Your personal relationships with the representatives that we met resulted in their being quite open with the students and they seemed to enjoy having us visit."
Dr. Karen K. Leonas, Professor and Chair, Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles, Washington State University

"Our students had the opportunity to participate in several intensive days of visits focusing on the fashion industry from design to presentation. Every year it has proved to be a successful course and the students certainly learn a great deal about the 'hands-on' fashion industry."
Dr. Elizabeth Easter, Professor, University of Kentucky

"Wonderful comments regarding the quality of the visits and the elite access to such high profile retail and design venues. The program offered a great balance of visits and the NYC experience."
Scarlet Wesley, Ph.D., Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles, University of Kentucky

"Joan attends to every detail necessary to create a highly successful tour. We knew we were in for an exhilirating, well-organized week."
Rita Campo-Griggs, Fashion Faculty, Palomar College

"All the students found the industry visits to be very informative and educational. Many left with a better sense of career direction..."
Dr. Lisa M. Dandeo, Fashion Management Program, Lynn University

"Our trip to NYC would not have been possible without the expertise of Joan Roland and Citi-Style. Their knowledge of the fashion industry and the garment district gave our students the 'real' inside look at the business of fashion."
Nancy Galli, Department Chair Design and Consumer Education, Palomar College

Joan Roland

Joan founded Citi-Style to answer the needs of many educational and corporate requests for personsalized and customized tours of the fashion industry. As a fashion professional, Joan brings together the magic mix of educational study programs with unique itineraries that maxmize any students' stay.

After a successful career as a fashion stylist Joan brings her extensive knowledge of all the elements of fashion --creative, photographiv, design and retail-- to the world of study tours. Throughout her career she was involved in the selection and editing for photo shoots and this experience provided her with many resource relationships.

As a New York City native, Joan knows all the noks and crannies of the city. Museums, art galleries, restaurants and shops are all part of her daily life. And although NYC is Joan's first love, Paris is her second love. Having spent considerable time in Paris, Joan is comfortable and knowledgeable about the intricacies of the city; searching out the most interesting streets, shops and areas.

Joan is an active member of the fashion community and a member of Fashion Group International and NAFE.

Marion Roland-Conley
Executive Vice President/CFO

Marion is a strategic marketing professional with numerous years managing major fragrance and cosmetic brands. Her multi-dimensional background spans both high end specialty brands and premium mass brands. She has held positions of increasing responsibility at Estee Lauder, Parfums Yves Saint Laurent and Revlon/Ultima.

Now with Joan Roland she has formed Citi-Style to address the needs of the educational community for study programs.
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