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About CFAE

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.

Focus Areas

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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@csiriano talks dressing @lesdogggg for the premiere of Ghostbusters with @robingivhan. #washpostlive #dcisfashion #anewline
Beautiful pieces from @csiriano this evening at his talk with @robingivhan at WashPost Live. Clothing exhibition sponsored by @riziksdc -- #shoplocal #whosaiddcwasjustpolitics #dcisfashion
#anewline with @csiriano at WashPost Live
Are you at #washingtonideas reception and networking event this evening? See you there.
Congrats! @entertain_dc It's official.
Congratulations to Dir. Angie Gates + @octfme on their new radio station.
Celebrating with @octfme this evening. Congrats on the radio station launch.
Singer Will Downing on the mic. #202creates
Did you know that #dcisfashion? #cfaedc
She is on it! #dcisfashion #cfaedc
It is getting ready to go down @fordamrowe. We told you #dcisfashion. #cfae
The @fordamrowe show will start soon. CFAE is so excited to come out and support this young aspirational brand.
#bff CfAE Commissioners: Kris and Lachelle @theeeventarchitect
Happy times at CFAE debrief!
If your on Snapchat this evening make sure to use the CFAE Snapchat filter.
S T E P & repeat! #cfae #dcisfashion
Frankie is holding it down at the bar. Make sure to ask for drink specials and the Drink of the night: The CFAE! #happyhour #cfaedc #dcisfashion
Almost ready for CFAE Fashion Debrief and happy hour @hawthorneust. Will you be there? 6:3 - 8:30 The Hawthorne on U Street. #dcisfashion #spreadtheword
#DCretailers Did you know? DC Minimum Wage to Increase to $12.50 Per Hour Beginning July 1, 2017 #FashionGovt
Are you a retailer in WDC? Have you taken our retail survey? We want to know how we can best help you! Survey:…
Will you be there? Come out to support CFAE and get insight on how to grow your business! June 15, from 6-9. RSVP:…
So happy to have speakers: Nakia Heard, .@nhthirteen, Lynette Voss, .@vintagencharmed & Julie Wineinger,…
We look forward to working with the administration to grow the fashion & beauty industry in DC. .@MayorBowser .…
So happy to have speakers: Nakia Heard, .@nhthirteen, Lynette Voss, .@vintagencharmed & Julie Wineinger,…
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