launched in 2015 and is recognized at the premier fashion event in the Triad. WSFW is an event held in the City of Winston Salem that highlight emerging designers and retail brands. WSFW is a platform for designers to showcase their collections before an audience of fashion influencers, bloggers, celebrities, media, editors, buyers and investors to gain and grow their brand.
WSFW received honors and the City Proclamation by the City Mayor, recognizing Winston Salem Fashion Week as an annual event in the City of Winston Salem and a part of the city's Art and Innovation Initiatives.
Our goal is to not only make an impact by adding to our visual and performing arts culture, but GROW the market; ESTABLISH an eco-networking system for local designers, merchants, models, industry professionals and local textile companies; CREATING a local Garment District for industry professionals and entrepreneurs; as well as ATTRACT tourists, potential residents, retain Millennials and college graduates while creating job opportunities.