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Special store event hosted by Industry Born Magazine Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 6PM - 8PM at Alex and Ani Georgetown (3068 M STREET NW WASHINGTON, DC 20007). Fashion Fights Poverty will receive 15% of total sales while spreading awareness about our programs and mission. RSVP to rsvp@fashionfightspoverty.org.

SIN TALENT & SIVAD CONCEPTS Casting/Model Call Saturday, July 11th, 2015 10AM - 4PM Embassy Suites Hotel 1250 22nd NW, Washington DC. RSVP for casting call to http://bit.ly/1MVCWZV.

First in a new series of monthly networking dinner event to promote discussion and create awareness about fair trade, fair wage, social responsibility, eco and ethical fashion business practices over a casual meal. Discussion lead by Stephanie Hossfeld, Director of Outreach at Ten Thousand Villages of Alexandria. Click here to register.

Please help FFP in making our community a better place through donation Thursday, June 4th, 2015. Click here for our profile page and to donate.

Now in its fourth year! For Ages 12-16. JUL 27 - JUL 31 10AM - 4PM.

New collaboration with Project Create in DC! Monday, August 3rd - Friday, August 7th, 12pm - 4pm. here for more information.

Now in its third year! For Ages 12-16. JUL 28 - AUG 1 10AM - 4PM.

FFP partnered with the Green Festival in DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Featured designers: Buffalo Exchange, Janelle Funari New York, Stash, Vespertine, AstridLand.

FFP partnered with the Green Festival in DC for their Fashionably Green Fashion Show featuring DC Designer Elizabeth St. John.

FFP concluded 2nd Annual Summer Fashion Camp at Artisphere

Fashion Fights Poverty, in partnership with Artisphere, concluded its second Summer Fashion Camp with a student showcase August 2, 2013. Students learned with instructors Aidah Fontenot and Kelli Morford about eco-ethical design. They created hand sewn, upcycled fashions, jewelry made with recycled materials and paper beads, created their own fabric patterns, among with fun and creative projects.

Watch this episode of Conscious Living as we experience DC's hottest feel good fashion show, Fashion Fights Poverty and get an inside look at the brilliant mind of up and coming sustainable couture designer Luis Valenzuela.

FFP concluded first Summer Fashion Camp at Artisphere

Fashion Fights Poverty, in partnership with Artisphere, concluded first Summer Fashion Camp with a student showcase August 3, 2012. The students learned about eco/ethical fashion while honing their hand sewing skills and working on fun projects. Instructors included Aidah Fontenot, Kimberly Goldson and Kiah Rhodes.

upcoming events

Amazing how time flies! Ten years have past since Fashion Fights Poverty was an idea for a gala as part of the 60th anniversary of the United Nations. Now fast forward to see Fashion Fights Poverty as an education and advocacy organization promoting eco-sustainable and ethical fashion through programs, workshops and activities.

Join Fashion Fights Poverty and co-host S&R Foundation for the 2015 Dress Responsibly Gala to be held at the Halcyon House (3400 Prospect St. NW DC) in Georgetown on Saturday, October 24th, 2015 from 6pm to 10pm.

The Fashion Showcase includes:

• Cocktail (open bar and Hors d'oeuvres) reception in an amazing setting!
• Complementary Valet Parking* included.
• Unique and innovative runway presentation!
• FFP's celebration of 10 Years of Eco-Ethical Design and Social Awareness!
• Participation from FFP Youth Programs!
• A celebration in partnership with the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) for  the 70th anniversary of the United Nations!


Click here for more information!


FASHION FIGHTS POVERTY S & R Foundation United Nations Association of the National Capital Area


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About Fashion Fights Poverty

Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP) is one the largest non-profit ethical and eco fashion organizations in the United States, and the original eco fashion charity in Washington, DC. Honoring national and international designers who employ ethical practices in their design and manufacturing processes to create and sustain economic opportunity, FFP provides a forum for dialogue and awareness-building about how fashion, textiles, and design can alleviate poverty and empower communities.

To learn more, download our INFORMATION PACKET or email us at info@fashionfightspoverty.org.