About FDCI

Fashion Design Council of India

Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) is a not for profit apex body for fashion designers formed in 1998 to propagate the business of fashion in India. Over 400 members represent the premier body of fashion design in India.

Founded on the premise of scouting, promoting, nurturing, and representing the best of fashion design talent in the country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of Indian fashion.

As an apex body of the fashion industry, the FDCI is the nodal point for activities with the government and it works in tandem with various Ministries. The Ministry of Textiles is supporting the FDCIís initiatives and facilitates international trade at the fashion weeks.

FDCI, as part of its initiatives produces a calendar of fashion events that includes the bi-annual prÍt weeks for womens wear - the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and the annual platform for couture - the Delhi Couture Week. Over the years, the FDCI has embarked on various path-breaking initiatives to nurture designers and their businesses, and take Indian fashion to a global level.

It has also played an important role in developing marketing strategies, setting standards and providing tangible value for its members over the last 15 years. A pan-Indian fashion body, the FDCI integrates designers from various states, cities and towns of India into one cohesive body. Representing both established and emerging designers, it plays an important role in guiding the industry towards its goal of sustainable growth.

In the process of taking Indian Fashion to Global level, FDCI advises and assists fashion designers, retailers, models, make-up artists, hair stylists, choreographers and manufacturers in raising professional standards and improving business practices while creating domestic and international opportunities. The body also works at creating mutually beneficial tie-ups with similar councils in international fashion destinations and also with business worldwide.

FDCI is instrumental in facilitating designer corporate tie-ups, aimed at expanding the fashion market in the country and continues to make earnest endeavors to accelerate its efforts to ensure that Indian fashion creates a larger global footprint. With the undying support of the members, patrons and well-wishers, including the national and international media, the FDCI beckons a brighter future.



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