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STRONG ADVOCACY THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE.

The Texas Fashion Industry Initiative is the state’s first official non-profit dedicated to the positive growth to our Texas fashion industry. Headquartered in beautiful Downtown San Antonio, Texas, TFII serves by bridging our Texas fashion communities together, igniting innovation, and creating opportunity. 100% of the funds TFII receives goes directly back to the local fashion community. By providing strong events like Fashion Week SATX to showcase our entrepreneurs & artists, outlets for exposure to continuously bring awareness to them globally, education for continued professional growth, and other strong advocacy programs, our local industry will continue to evolve each year. TFII also strives to award grants and scholarships to deserving fashion community and aspiring students. We do this in order to inspire, and retain our talent then connect our unique fashion culture to a network of professionals and patrons statewide, nationally and globally. San Antonio houses world class fashion talent, dedicated entrepreneurs and fresh perspectives from newly graduated fashion students and TFII creates a culture in which these talents can feel confident in headquartering in San Antonio and creating a bond with their colleagues throughout Texas. Through our efforts, we act as ambassadors for our fashion talent locally, bridge a network statewide, share our community globally and are dedicated to a mission beyond ourselves.

STRONG ADVOCACY THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE.

The Texas Fashion Industry Initiative is the state’s first official non-profit dedicated to the positive growth to our Texas fashion industry. Headquartered in beautiful Downtown San Antonio, Texas, TFII serves by bridging our fashion communities, igniting innovation, and creating opportunity. 100% of the funds TFII receives goes directly back to the local fashion community. By providing strong events like Fashion Week SATX to showcase our entrepreneurs & artists, outlets for exposure to continuously bring awareness to them globally, education for continued professional growth, and other strong advocacy programs, our local industry will continue to evolve each year. TFII also strives to award grants and scholarships to deserving fashion community and aspiring students. We do this in order to inspire, and retain our talent then connect our unique fashion culture to a network of professionals and patrons statewide, nationally and globally. San Antonio houses world class fashion talent, dedicated entrepreneurs and fresh perspectives from newly graduated fashion students and TFII creates a culture in which these talents can feel confident in headquartering in San Antonio and creating a bond with their colleagues throughout Texas. Through our efforts, we act as ambassadors for our fashion talent locally, bridge a network statewide, share our community globally and are dedicated to a mission beyond ourselves.

MEET THE BOARD

“We are so excited to serve our fashion community. Thank you for the support. We look forward to diving into this exiting year of evolution and building a network of industry advocates through the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative. It’s incredible to meet you.”

BURGUNDY WOODS - PRESIDENT

Ms. Woods and her Hollywood colleagues pioneered the online fashion media industry over ten years ago. Many of the stylized ideas and tools launched at that time are still used as industry standard to this day. Having worked for major record labels, including Virgin Records, EMI Music, Capitol, and Interscope, starring as Fashion Curator of MySpace, Inc.’s Fashion Channel and assisting the design department at Laundry by Shelli Segal as well as working with other world famous brands, she felt confident in launching her own fashion media company in 2010. She returned to San Antonio, Texas in 2014 and celebrates eight fruitful years with her company, Style Lush TV Fashion News this year.

JEANELLY CONCEPCION - VICE PRESIDENT

Originally from New York City, Jeanelly is of Dominican roots. Having lived in Puerto Rico for over 22 years, she now enjoys a highly successful fashion blogging career at TheFashionLotus.com. She is a Texas influencer and has been a freelance fashion contributor for Style Lush TV for several years. She believes in empowering women through fashion and helping them feel beautiful no matter what their financial situation, body shape, age or where they live or work.

CRYSTAL MARTINEZ - SECRETARY

A lover of vintage, Crystal is known for her unparalleled curation, styling, and buying power of 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and other vintage decades. A current resident of San Antonio, Texas, Crystal enjoys offering her skills to private clientele and has been a freelance fashion contributor for Style Lush TV for several years as well. She  believes fashion serves the soul and can take you on a journey. Whether it’s a creative feeling from the past or an example of self expression in the present, fashion is transcendent.

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