Group Fashion Weeks® (GFW®) spearheads various Fashion Weeks around the world, integrating Island Nations & Member States/Countries globally, as follows...

Indian Ocean Fashion Week® / Vanilla Islands Fashion Week® integrates 20 Member States comprising Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Singapore, Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates & Yemen

Pacific Ocean Fashion Week® integrates 16 Island Nations & Member States comprising Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu

Silk Road Fashion Week® integrates the West and East from China to the Mediterranean Sea comprising Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, India, Tibet, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China & Japan

World Islamic Fashion Week® integrates 57 Member States comprising Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordon, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Tajikistan, Togo, Turkey, Turkmenistan, UAE, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Yemen & Zanzibar

World Indigenous Fashion Week® integrates Ethnic & Indigenous Fashion Designers from 7 Continents worldwide.

GFW® and its subsidiary entities, were created specifically to integrate Fashion Designers from various nations around the world, encouraging the Industry's expansion, bringing together Island Nations and Member States forming ASEAN (Association of South East Asia Nations), BIMSTEC (The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation), IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association), OIC (Organization of Islamic Co-operation), POFS (Pacific Ocean Forum Secretariat) & SAARC (The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation). ​​


World Indigenous Fashion Council®
Board of Governors


Australia & New Zealand
Tina Waru

Asia
Arwin Sharma

​ ​ Kenya & Uganda
Jamil Walji

​India & Hong Kong
Mona Shroff

​Russia & RCIS
Litvinova Natalya

Caribbean
Richard Young
Tenille Clarke

North America
Farrah Sugar

South America
Cecilia Niemes

For info. on Governing Board Members, please contact patricia@worldindigenousfashionweek.com