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Omaha Gives! to Support Local Fashion Designers

The FIM team is excited to announce that we are gearing up to participate in this year’s seventh annual Omaha Gives. We appreciate the outpouring of support we receive from our community as this directly impacts our designers. The Fashion Institute Midwest (FIM) is a non-profit committed to nurturing aspiring designer talent and supporting the Midwest […]

Margie Trembley featured in Omaha World Hearld

Check out what Margie Trembely Chapeaux has been doing with international milliners http://www.omaha.com/living/springfield-hat-maker-s-challenge-yields-incredible-designs/article_7579405b-32b7-5bba-9655-d91c8b3acea0.html

2015 Omaha Fashion Week

 Omaha Fashion Week August 17-22 The Yard, 14th & Cuming / Downtown Omaha The Midwest’s premier fashion event featuring 2015 collections from 55 designers. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available here 

2015 Fashion Impact Awards

FASHION IMPACT AWARDS Sept. 11, 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Huber Cadillac, 11102 W. Dodge Rd. Omaha’s most stylish annual gala event! This is FIG’s biggest event of the year and we need all hands on deck – if you are unable to help with the event, we’d still love to see you attend! Want to know more […]

FIM Designer Support Meeting

Saturday, February 21st, 12p-2p, Develop Model Management, 1307 Leavenworth Street (use south parking lot and entrance marked Develop Model Management) All midwest fashion designers past, present and future that would like to learn about the support that the Fashion Institute Midwest can provide to you should attend this meeting.  We will be unveiling the new […]

Fashion Institute Midwest Announces OFW Finale Line Up

Omaha, NE, Aug 4, 2014 – The Fashion Institute Midwest has announced the lineup for the upcoming Finale of Omaha Fashion Week on Saturday, Aug. 23 under the tents in the Capitol District. Selection Panel Chairmen Rick Carey and David Scott said, “We were so impressed with the emerging talent. It is very exciting to […]

Fashion Institute Midwest Awards four grants to regional fashion designers.

Fashion Institute Midwest Awards four grants to regional fashion designers. Omaha Ne, July, 22 2014. The Fashion Institute Midwest awarded four regional-area fashion designers grants earlier this month on July 11, 2014.  Recipients awarded where Dan Richters, Buf Reynolds, Jennifer Pool and Tamara Newson. Dan Richters, local designer and fabric engineer, received a grant for […]

FIM Designer Workshop Weekend

The Fashion Institute Midwest recently hosted a free Interactive Designer Workshop Weekend packed with advice and tips from a Who’s Who of industry experts and community leaders. Just look at the dizzying programming (provided, in part, by funds raised by the Fashion Institute Guild): Pattern Grading with Isabelle Lott. This is a two part workshop […]