FGI History

Celebrating 77 Years in 2013!

Fashion Group International serves as a high profile, industry forum for professionals working in fashion, beauty, design and related lifestyle industries.  Established in 1928 by note-worthy individuals such as Eleanor Roosevelt, FGI is a global, non-profit organization of over 5,000 executives in the fashion industry, including apparel, accessories, beauty and home in 30 chapters around the world.

FGILA offers insight on major trends, and industry news, and our mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion, beauty, and design.  FGILA has emerged as a leader within the FGI global community, and helps our members become more effective in their professional lives.

FGILA, established in 1936, is California’s first chapter.  FGILA has emerged as a leader within the FGI global community, having won many awards including best special events merit award from NYC headquarters in 2011.