About FGI

The Archives
Fashion Group's greatest treasure is the Fashion History Slide Archives that are the largest and most comprehensive anywhere in our world. Beginning with its charter members in 1930's, with such women ... [More]

FGI History
It all began in 1928 when 17 women, gathered by Edna Woolman Chase, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue, met for lunch in a modest midtown New York restaurant.            ... [More]

FGI Mission Statement, Goals & Foundation
The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. Mission The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent ... [More]

FGI Board
THE FASHION GROUP, INC.   (1938)                                                                               ELEANOR ROOSEVELT,  A devoted labor activist and ILGWU supporter, as a member of our first Advisory Council, she represented “manufacturing”…actually the ... [More]

Big News
In 1997, after 67 years ....                                                  ... [More]

Officers of the Fashion Group - 1936
                             Born in Arkansas in 1893, Dorothy Shaver studied to be a school teacher while her younger sister started a ... [More]

Jolt From The Past - 1985
An FGI Newsletter from our Archives....to read the entire issue, contact membership@fgi.org 1985 FGI Bulletin   [More]