The Council of Irish Fashion Designers empowers and supports members to achieve their business goals through advocacy, education, collaborations and creative promotion.

CIFD supports members in their transition towards a more sustainable, innovative, inclusive and creative future.

It seeks to build an aspirational brand for the premium sector of the Irish Fashion Industry.

Its aims and objectives include:

– To promote the interests of its Members.

– To build an aspirational brand for the premium sector of the Irish fashion industry.

– To speak with a strong voice on behalf of its members to government, state agencies, media, business associations and the public at large.

– To create a forum  for the dissemination of information of interest to Members  through a program of formal lectures, guest addresses or informal discussion.

– To provide a facility for the sharing of commercial information of benefit to Members.

– To develop co-operative promotional strategies and events within the Membership and with other industries where common purpose can be served.

– To establish a basis for informal contact and support between Members.

– To actively encourage and nurture new entrants to the Irish fashion industry.

Chairperson :
Eddie Shanahan
T + 353 87 237 3225

Press Officer :
Silvana Landa
T +353 873902362

Secretary :
Heidi Higgins
T + 353 87 973 0532