Fashion Institute Guild

Make a difference. enrich the ecosystem.

Omaha’s Fashion Institute Guild (FIG) provides a unique opportunity to network with incredibly talented and interesting people while helping to advance the Midwest fashion ecosystem. Your FIG membership is tax-deductible, and 100 percent of your support through time, talent and treasure directly benefits the non-profit Fashion Institute Midwest and its mission to nurture creative talent and entrepreneurial potential among aspiring designers. As a bonus, you’ll get to interact with emerging designers, preview collections, and receive special invitations to Omaha Fashion Week and other fashion and style events in the Omaha area. Be a fashion insider and make a difference. Join FIG today.

be a fashion insider

A community of everybody and anybody who loves fashion

Fashion Happy Hour

An informal monthly get-together for everyone who loves fashion! Whether you’re a designer, model or just someone who loves cute outfits and Project Runway, you’re invited! Event is open to all ages.

Bring your friends, find some new ones, have a cocktail and connect with people who care about fashion as much as you do!

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2020 Membership Drive

The Fashion Institute Guild cordially invites you to join us for a cocktail reception at the designer workroom to celebrate our new and returning members and designers. Enjoy a unique opportunity to network with incredibly talented and interesting people while helping to advance the Midwest fashion ecosystem.

FIG Board

Jacqelle Lane, M. Ed., President

Educator, OPS

Susie Shoemaker, Past President/Advisor

American Express Privacy Office

Susie/Brian Shoemaker, Treasurer

CFO, Spectrum Financial

Alyssa Dilts, FIM Board Representative

President of Develop Model Management

Heather Hooton, VP of Membership

Heather & Jameson Photography

Brook Hudson, OFW Representative

Omaha Fashion Week Producer

Autumn Foland, FIA Chair

Owner, Remlo Studios and The Loft at Remlo

Hannah Rose Thomas, Secretary

Digital Media and Transformation

Thank you to our 2020 patrons

Diana Foster

Brook Hudson

Katina Rogers

Tom Wolfe