The British Fashion Council was formed in 1983 out of the Fashion Industry Action Group, an ad hoc group created in 1981. It aims to showcase British designers and develop London's position as a major player in the international fashion arena.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association of America's fashion and accessory designers. Founded in 1962, the CFDA continues to advance the status of fashion design as a branch of American art and culture.
Established in 2014, Open Style Lab (OSL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating functional wearable solutions for people of all abilities without compromising on style. We team designers, engineers, and occupational therapists to conceive and build accessible wearables that address the needs with and for people with disabilities.
Nordic Fashion Association (NFA) was inaugurated in 2008 by the five Nordic fashion organisations: Danish Fashion Institute; Helsinki Design Week; Icelandic Fashion Council; Oslo Fashion Week; and Swedish Fashion Council. The organisation has the core purpose of gathering the Nordic fashion industry and collectively embark on the process of working with, and implementing, socially responsible and sustainable principles.