Launched in 2020, Informa Markets Fashion for Change (IMFC) is an ongoing corporate initiative whose mission is to foster allyship, inclusion, and equality within the fashion community through programs that support, nurture, and elevate minority-owned, women-owned, and LGBTQIA+-owned fashion brands across men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, and footwear categories. Read below for more information about the IMFC’s various programs, both current and upcoming.

Brands interested in being considered for upcoming opportunities featuring minority-owned, women-owned, and LGBTQIA+-owned fashion brands are invited to apply below.


2022 PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS  

Shop these brands at PROJECT Las Vegas.


B|M|C is a luxury tailoring brand that expresses love for individuality and elegance by expounding upon historic sartorial elements through cultural references with a modern touch.

Carlton Jones established his women’s and dual-gender eponymous collection in New York City in 2015. Incorporating his fondness of relaxed fluidity, sensual fabrics, colors, and prints with seasoned ability to forgive and accentuate, the brand’s anchoring belief is “Resort isn’t a destination, it’s a feeling.”

Chelsea Grays is a menswear designer whose passion for change and positive influence is expressed through creative design, using fashion to address social issues from around the world in creating protective and political fashion.  

Kwasi Paul is a dual-gender brand founded in 2020, designing a future that references the story of their ancestors. The woven relationship between heritage and modernity is at the core of their brand voice.

Lola Faturoti Loves is a women’s sustainable brand that celebrates tradition, joy, and responsible manufacturing. It is an inventive new line of clothing where bold patterns and colors are combined with the most advanced manufacturing technology in ways that evoke a celebration of traditional designs in a modern world.

Miletree Candles was founded by Shanice T and launched in 2020 to recreate Barbados beaches' calm and relaxing feel. Eco-friendly and hand-poured with love in LA, each fragrance is influenced by her Caribbean heritage, and the candle vessels are inspired by her passion for home décor.

Nappy Head Club is a women’s dual-gender brand founded by sisters Rachel Topping and Rikki-Richelle. Their goal is to use Nappy Head Club as more than just a lifestyle brand but also as a source of information, tools, and community.

Terminal B is a new luxury fragrance brand company founded by two travelers who are passionate about all things travel, aviation, passport stamps, and unique experiences one can only find in a specific location around the world. Terminal B specializes in telling stories through scent blends to create an olfactory journey of wanderlust without leaving your home.

Todd Patrick is a menswear brand founded by Desyree Nicole in 2016 focused on balancing luxury and streetwear techniques effortlessly together. Designed with the rebel in mind, the brand reflects today’s time, our past, and how it molds our future.

Under Komfort is an online-based hygienic product line that creates solutions for garment under care, and allows customers to protect their clothing against natural soils that may cause damage to consumer items.

XOG Skincare is a men’s grooming brand providing unisex products created from organic ingredients sourced from elite suppliers to deliver a natural and spa-like grooming experience.


2022 IMFC PROGRAMS

Shop these brands at PROJECT Las Vegas.

Informa Markets Fashion for Change Incubator Program Returns and Announces the New Class of Participants during PROJECT Las Vegas

Highlighting diversity and emerging design talent within the fashion industry, the program offers qualifying brands complimentary live event inclusion, marketing promotion, and mentorship.