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The DC Commission on Fashion Arts and Events (CFAE) Established by the Office of the Mayor DC Law 17-148, section 2 of the Commission on Fashion Arts and Events Establishment Act of 2008 Led by eight Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia.

OUR MISSION  is to position Washington, DC as an emerging market for the fashion and beauty industries.

OUR VISION  is to develop a braintrust of fashion and beauty leaders who can support the development of the creative economy and position Washington, DC as a competitive market for the fashion and beauty industry.

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1.  Events
2.  Fashion Education and Workforce Development
3.  Fashion Retail Development
4.  Marketing and Partnerships

To view establishing legislation and for additional information about CFAE visit the DMPED.DC.GOV website.

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We're loving this from @thedcartiste! Check it out at @femmefataledc pop up on H Street! 📸@thedcartiste from the #dcisfashion thread
Throwback to Byron Lars Charity Fashion Show 📸@simone_bfly from #dcfashion thread
Absolutely stunning // 📸@ariellewisstudiosfrom #dcisfashion thread
We still can't get over Underneath It All. Thank you @vivirush for all of your hard work! 📸 @vivirush from the #dcisfashion thread
Want to get involved with CFAE? We're always looking for ways to partner with our community! #dcisfashion 📸 @andinsommary from our #dcisfashion thread
It may be cloudy out but we always look sharp 👌// from our #dcisfashion thread, 📸 by @simone_bfly
Leaving work like 😎// curated from our #dcisfashion thread, 📸 @jrsprott
“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” — Rachel Zoe // 📷: from @blonde_inthedistrict #dcisfashion

Photographer: @aftonphotography ⠀
Makeup💄: @iamwileonardallen
Thank you again to everybody that worked so hard to make this event a success. We had a tremendous turnout and support from our community. Special shout out to our partners @dupontunderground and @cherryblossfest. #dcisfashion
We couldn't be more proud of our commissioners #dcisfashion
ALMOST STARTED #dcisfashion
T-minus two hours until doors open
This is how our models prep for Underneath It All! @anna_veshniak and @enkhjinangie #dcisfashion
It's finally here! See you at the tonight. #dcisfashion
RT @only1image: Catch me tomorrow at 8:00am on @fox5dc on #gooddaydc with @cfae_dc as we speak about "Underneath…
RT @DupontCircle_: . @DupontUndergrnd and @cfae_dc are partnering w/ @CherryBlossFest to curate 1st-ever undergrnd fashion show Apr 15 http…
Tomorrow is the day!! Get your ticket!
S N E A K P E A K ⚡️general and runway tickets are sold out! Only VIP tickets left. Get them before they're gone! [link in bio] #dcisfashion
Underneath It All on 4/15 (Dupont Underground, CFAE & National Cherry Blossom Festival) to highlight DCs present & growing fashion industry
“Fashion has been a huge part of my life!” Congrats @myriadmusings1 4 winning the #DCisFashion challenge. See you at Underneath It All!
Congrats! @myriadmusings for winning our #dcisfashion challenge! She'll be our VIP guest at Underneath It All!
We love Twelve26 - and we're hoping you will, too! She'll be presenting at Underneath It All on April 15th! #getexcited #dcisfashion
Twelve26 is presenting at Underneath It All on April 15th! #GetExcited #DCisFashion
RT @DupontCircle_: . @DupontUndergrnd and @cfae_dc are partnering w/ @CherryBlossFest to curate 1st-ever undergrnd fashion show Apr 15 http…
Its going to be a beautiful day 🌞 📸 @shepdigital our #dcisfashion thread
Next designer: Jarmal Harris with The Jarmal Harris Project. He is a wardrobe stylist with experience in all aspects of fashion, video, and print! [link is in the bio] #dcisfashion
Ema Klimaite's EmaDona is a featured designer in Underneath It All on April 15th! Ema Klimaite is the woman behind EmaDona. EmaDona represents a strong 21st-century woman who isn't afraid to turn heads while continuing to conquer the world. [Ticket ...

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