CAAFD is a non-profit organization founded through a collaborative effort by a few pioneers in the fashion industry with an ambitious push to back designers who aspire to do business in the United States. CAAFD unlocks the velvet rope and leads showcased emerging talent into close-knit circles of the fashion industry. CAAFD educates, promotes and empowers aspiring designers and fashion professionals in gaining grounds in the business of fashion, in becoming the renowned designer they yearn to be. Among other pursuits, CAAFD manages a program called FASHION with HEART™ that acts as a watchdog program that educates and advocates the restoration of the integrity of the fashion industry, and promotes charitable causes supporting the health and well being of humankind.

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    Who We are

    We are an eclectic organization with an ever-growing passion for fashion and design. We are stylists, designers, professionals and artists, aiming to help those emerging designers a foot in the door.

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  • CAAFD announces new sets of approved Fashion designers, showcasing during Spring / Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week

    Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers [CAAFD] unveils six additional emerging designers from different corners of the world previewing Spring/Summer 2020 collections at the New York Fashion Week

    September 9, 2019 — New York, NY — /BFDPR/ CAAFD (The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers) today announces their series of group showcases slated for New York Fashion Week. In the group of emerging designers are fresh new faces as well as few returning designers from past seasons. Some of the designers CAAFD welcomes this season includes: Moon Chang, A Humming Way, Farida Temraz’s Temraza, María Sonia, Yufash and Phoenix Ba to name a few. Every season, CAAFD curates some of the finest talents in the fashion industry, globally. CAAFD partners with IMG and Pier 59 studios and presenting its approved designers. These and all other designers are scheduled to showcase on various platforms from September 4th through the 12th, 2019.

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