The FGI Mission


FGI Mission Statement


Founded in 1930 by 17 accomplished women, Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit association whose mission is to provide resources, connections, and career support for 5000 members. Fashion Group is an essential industry resource to connect members to information, inspiration, education, events, industry leaders, global resources, historic archives, established professionals, new talent, innovators, tastemakers, award winners, and most importantly each other.



The Goals Of The Organization Are:


To advance professionalism in fashion and its 

related lifestyle industries.


To provide a public forum for the examination of important,

contemporary issues in the business of fashion.


To present timely information regarding national and

global trends that have an effect on the fashion industries.


To attain greater recognition of men’s and women’s

achievements in business.


To encourage men and women to seek career opportunities

in fashion and related industries.


To provide activities and programs which enhance networking

skills and encourage interpersonal contacts so as to further the

professional, social, and personal development of members.