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Through its different programs, the Arts of Fashion Foundation is committed to advance the work of visionaries and risk-taking creative fashion designers. When you join the Arts of Fashion Foundation, you are joining an already growing community of artists, designers, professionals, scholars and students from all over the world, working together to advance and support creativity in fashion education, and in the fashion industry; as well as supporting and promoting innovative designers, artists, creative educators and students in their dedication and passion for fashion.

The Arts of Fashion Foundation has always demonstrated, through its TEN years of existence, the quality and integrity needed to promote creativity and advance the education of students within a global fashion landscape and within the actual academic structure; through the different activities it had already initiated such as:

  • The AoF-Competition itself for fashion and design students.
  • The MasterClass-Series where fashion professionals are teaching their vision, philosophy, methodology, and creativity to students.
  • The Tandem-Series of lectures and seminars presented by eminent fashion personalities on fashion contemporary subjects.
  • The lectures presented by the Academia.
  • The CarteBlanche-Series where young rising arts of fashion talents exhibit their work and research.
  • The CineToile-Series which honor each year a different director with a specific public movies and videos projection of fashion.
  • The Debut-Series which introduce 3 designers presenting their very first collection.

The Arts of Fashion Foundation has evolved into an internationally-recognized organization that is completely independent and neutral to the limitations of commercial interest. The organization has dedicated itself to encouraging and supporting creative designers by introducing industry professionals and public audiences to their unique work. Through membership and donation, your support is essential for the Arts of Fashion Foundation to continue its activities.


1. Be part of an international academic and professional fashion organization focusing on creativity and design.
2. Access all Arts of Fashion Foundation events at preferred rates.

3. Subscription to the Arts of Fashion Foundation News-Letter/Communication.
4. Be listed in the Arts of Fashion Foundation Membership Directory.

* Students from University / School Members benefit of a 10% discount on Paris Summer MasterClass and Symposium MasterClass programs.

* Professors from University / School Members benefit of a priority access to be considered to be part of the international Arts of Fashion Student Competition - first round Jury session - hold every year in April. (Because we are a non-profit organization working with a limited budget, each selected professor is responsible for his/her travel and accommodations)


Student Membership
$ 30
Active Professional Membership
$ 95
Benefactor Membership
$ 300
Non Profit Organization Membership
$ 500
University / School Program and Corporate Membership
$ 1000


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The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a San Francisco-based 501(c)(3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational programs meant to facilitate critical thinking and advance the field of fashion among artists, designers, scholars and students.The primary focus of the foundation is the continuous support of creativity and design process in fashion and the arts linked to it.