Events

2010 FGI Annual Meeting
Despite the heavy rain, FGI Members and Friends attended the FGI Annual Meeting and the first program "Reinvent Your Closet Basics" in the "Do-it-Yourself" series at the Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale. NETWORKING     ... [More]

Fashion on a Plate
Thanks to all who attended "Fashion on a Plate" and a special thanks to Classic Cooking for hosting such a wonderful and educational event.                 [More]

FGI 2009 Annual Meeting
Fashion Group International thanks members and guests for attending our FGI Anuual Meeting held at Firesky Resort and Spa on January 13, 2009. We also thank our panel of experts for ... [More]

Fall 2009 Fashion Fever
Thanks to all who attended our Fall 2009 Fashion Fever.                                                     [More]

Spring 2010 Fashion Fever
FGI's Spring 2010 Trend Report was a successs thanks to Tom Simon at HUB Clothing for hosting our pre-party and Harkins for hosting our trend report presentation. Don't forget to check ... [More]

Secrets of a Vintage Shopper
Thank you to all who attending "Secrets of a Vintage Shopper" at the newly opened Fashion by Robert Black boutique. Special thanks to Robert Black and Doreen Picerne for hosting ... [More]

FGI District 4 & 5 Meeting
On July 16, 2009, FGI held its annual District 4 & 5 Meeting at the Valley Ho Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to host ... [More]

FGI-AZ Night of Stars Gala
Congratulations to all of our FGI-AZ Fashion Icons! Our 10-Year Anniversary as a Chapter was celebrated in Scottsdale at the Firsky Resort & Spa on Thursday, September 17, 2009. To view ... [More]

FGI Annual Holiday Tea
The Fashion Group International, Inc. of Arizona hosted their annual tea at the Ritz Carlton on December, 2008. Thanks to all who attended!                                [More]

FGI Fall 2008 Fashion Fever
On Wednesday, April 23rd, Fashion Group International of Arizona hosted an advance preview of what's hot for fall straight from the runways of Paris, Milan, London, NY and LA at ... [More]

2008 FGI Holiday Tea
2008 FGI Holiday Tea at the Ritz Carlton                 [More]

FGI SPRING 2008 FASHION FEVER
The Spring 2008 Fashion Fever kicked off with a pre-screening party at Neiman Marcus, featuring an exclusive preview of Chado Ralph Rucci's Spring 2008 collection. The party was followed by ... [More]

FGI 2008 ANNUAL MEETING
FGI 2008 ANNUAL MEETING  Our new director Sheree Hartwell hosted a special guest speaker, Robyn Waters at the "I AM THE CENTER" located at 21 East 6th Street, Suite 114 in Tempe. We ... [More]

FGI
The FGI "Living the Life of Luxury" event was held at the hottest Confections boutique in town, Julia Baker Confections for a taste of the fabulous life! The panel of product experts ... [More]

Shop, Sip & Socialize - FGI Annual Membership Drive
Thank you to Angel Culley and everyone at Kate Spade for hosting our Annual Membership Drive at our Shop, Sip and Socialize event held on February 24th!          ... [More]

2010 Fashion Fever Trend Report
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2010 Fashion Fever Trend Report on Thursday, April 29th at Scottsdale Fashion Square. A special thank you to Neiman Marcus for hosting our ... [More]

Sex & The City 2
Thanks to the over 200 people who attended our Sex & The City 2 event at Olive & Ivy at Scottsdale Fashion Square along with Katie Campana!                        ... [More]

Cheap & Chic Ways to Market Yourself
Thank you to all who attended our Cheap & Chic Ways to Market Yourself and a special thanks to our panel of experts for sharing their insights and expertise!           ... [More]

Inside the Beauty Biz
Thank you to all who attended our August Members Mingle Event, Inside the Beauty Biz. A special thanks to our panel of beauty experts: Elizabeth Rossi, Barneys New York (Moderator)  Stephanie ... [More]

2011 Annual Meeting & Culinary Cuture
Thank you to all FGI Members who joined us at Seasons 52 for our 2011 FGI-AZ Annual Meeting & Culinary Cuture. The Board of Directors shared the calendar of events ... [More]

January 2012 FGI Event
Thank you to everyone who attended our Jan, 2012 FGI-AZ event! [More]

April 2012 FGI Trend Report
Thank you to everyone who attended our FGI-AZ April Trend Report at Biltmore Park!                     [More]

May 2012 FGI Derby Event
Thank you to all who attended our FGI-AZ May Derby Event!   [More]

June 2012 FGI Blow-Dry Event
On Thursday, June 28th, guests enjoyed networking and cocktails at Park Ave Blow Dry & Beauty Bar, as we got behind- the-scenes look at how styling-only salons work, and insight ... [More]

Aug 2012 FGI Your Color Palette, Your Style.....You!
On August 23rd, FGI-AZ presented "Our Annual Members Mingle" held at La Maison Interiors in Scottsdale with Special Guest Barbara Kaplan- Color Specialist and "Interior" Designer.      Event Recap- Your ... [More]

Dec 2012 FGI Fall Trend Report
On, Wednesday, December 5th, FGI-AZ Hosted the Fall 2013 Trend Report with an evening of networking, presentations and a Q&A with Special Guests, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co-Founder of GILT Groupe ... [More]

Sept 2012 FGI Head to Head
FGI--AZ Hosts An Intimate Conversation with Robert Black and Edith Head in Scottsdale's Fashion by Robert Black in September, 2012. [More]

Oct 2012 FGI Living Out Loud!
    FGI-AZ Hosted an Expert Panel Discussion at CLAYTON ON THE PARK on October 24th! The night began with networking and connecting with new FGI members and old friends.                      The PANEL DISCUSSION Featured:  Fawn Cheng, Style ... [More]

FGI-AZ 2013 Annual Meeting of the Members
On WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30TH, FGI-AZ hosted its Annual Meeting of the Members at JULIA BAKER CONFECTIONS @ Biltmore Fashion Park. NETWORKING  began at 6pm with an exchange of business cards between ... [More]

Letter from the Director
Hello 2013! I am excited to be in my second year as Regional Director for FGI-AZ and to also be writing this letter on our new blog.  Our dedicated Board of ... [More]

The Girls with Glasses
FGI-AZ hosted The Girls with Glasses on Thursday, March 21st, 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the UNION @ Biltmore Fashion Park, located at 2502 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016.  UNION Biltmore ... [More]

FGI-AZ Fall 2013 Trend Report
On Thursday, April 25th FGI-AZ Members and Guests viewed the Fall 2013 Trend Report at BCBGMaxAzria at Kierland Commons. Members and guests enjoyed wine and lite bites while they shopped and socialized ... [More]

CHIC-TO-CHIC: FGI-AZ GOES SPEED NETWORKING WITH AMA
Fashion Group International of Arizona & American Marketing Association of Phoenix gathered to network and meet speakers pertaining to our industry on August 21st. at the CAPITAL GRILLE in Scottsdale. Members met NEW ... [More]

FGI-AZ Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear Trend Report
FGI Members and Friends enjoyed a night out of fashion to preview the 2014 trends at Scottsdale Quarter beginning at: @ GAP where members and guests enjoyed a 25% discount card to shop ... [More]

Letter from the Director
I’m so excited and honored to be joining the 2014-2015 FGI-AZ Board as regional director. Recently, when boasting about how much I treasure my FGI membership, I was asked how long ... [More]

15th Anniversay Annual Meeting of the Members
FGI-AZ had its official meeting for 2014, marking Fashion Group International Arizona’s 15th year anniversary. The theme of the evening was “Refresh: Make A Fresh Start in 2014″ emphasizing fresh food, ... [More]

FGI-AZ Women Who Rock
Whenever there’s a chance to get together with fellow fashionistas we jump at the opportunity and what better venue than the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Scottsdale. During our Women ... [More]

FGI-AZ 2014 Membership Drive
We’re excited to share that we had another successful membership event, with more than 20 members in attendance who invited 40 guests to learn about our organization and potentially become ... [More]

FGI-AZ May 2014 Behind the Scenes
A wonderful event capturing the fantasy that is the circus at the Circus School of Arizona. Focusing on the makeup and costumes of the life of a circus performer, how ... [More]

FGI-AZ September Event - Fashion Figures
Our Fashion Figures event was taught the attendees how to draw a fashion sketch. We also had a silent auction raffeling off illustrations by local fashion illustrators.   [More]

FGI-AZ November 2014 Dapper Dude
The Dapper Dude event took place at the facotry of Lawless Denim in downtown Phoenix, where we discussed mens fashion, trends, and grooming.  [More]

FGI-AZ December 2014 Holiday Tea
Last time having Holiday Tea at the Ritz and enjoying the wonderful piano player and a fashion show by the incredible vintage store Fashion by Robert Black! [More]

FGI-AZ February 2015 Fashion meets Football
Fashion show hosted during the Super Bowl 2015! Featuring Designer Breezy Rose from Lousy Rich!  [More]

FGI-AZ March 2015 The Art of Branding
The art of branding event held a discussion panel of social media and marketing gurus at Mod Spot in downtown Phoenix.  [More]

FGI-AZ April 2015 Trend Report
The Semi Annual Fashion Trend Report for 2015.  [More]

FGI-AZ July 2015 Beauty Visionaries
Our Beauty Visionaries event took place at Scottsdale Fashion Square where members got to meet the creators who had the foresight,created the plan and changed the landscape of beauty.  [More]

FGI-AZ September 2015 Apparel Manufacturing from A to Z
Taking a look at the world of apparel manufacturing this FGI event took place at the factory of the luxury denim line Diego Milano with guest speaker Amelia Walsh. [More]

FGI-AZ October 2015 Phoenix Fashion Week Membership Drive
Took our membership drive to the runway with Phoenix Fashion Week at the Talking Stick Resort.  [More]

FGI-AZ November 2015 David Yurman
Spending an evening with David Yurman and seeing the trends to come from their amazing accessory line! [More]

FGI-AZ December 2015 Trend Report
December 2015 Trend report took place in the upmost fashionable theatre iPic at Scottsdale Quarter.  [More]

FGI-AZ January 2016 Members Annual Business Meeting
Our Members mingled and met the new FGI-AZ 2016 Board Members and the newest Members who joined our group from the November Membership Drive.  Catching up with old friends and ... [More]

FGI-AZ March 2016 Green Is The New Black
  Tracey Martin shared her expertise in raising awareness and informing FGI Members about the current toxic nature of fashion, and the detrimental effects that "fast fashion" has had on our industry. We found ... [More]

FGI-AZ April 2016 Trend Report
We had special guest from Project Runway Emily Payne come join us for our Trend Report! Emily Payne is a San Francisco based fashion designer who has been building and ... [More]

FGI-AZ May 2016 A Beautiful You
We had a panel of experts walk us through new beauty, skin, lash, and brow innovations, PLUS all the hot trends hitting today's market!  We learned what products and techniques ... [More]

FGI-AZ June 2016 Doing Business In Arizona: The Fashion
We heard from Small Business organizations and Business owners in the fields of Fashion Design, Beauty, Manufacturing, and Retail and found out what it really takes to start, operate and ... [More]