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Apply Now for Our 2017 Mentorship Program

Seattle fashion and accessory designers, buyers, business owners and industry professionals wanted!

Are you looking for career or brand guidance, advice and support? Are you looking to expand your professional network in Seattle? Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance your professional and personal growth? Are you thinking of launching your own store or product? If so, then look no further than Seattle FGI!

Our award-winning mentorship program is back for 2017 and is designed to offer fashion designers, fashion-based business owners and retail industry professionals the opportunity to be paired up with fashion experts currently serving in a management-level capacity to seek guidance and support, strengthen skill sets and advance careers within the industry. With so much volatility in the fashion industry, the mentorship program offers an opportunity to work with executive professionals and move your career or business to the next level.

The 2017 FGI Mentorship Program will commence at our Designer Showcase event at Room & Board in June (more information about this event will be announced soon). All mentorship applications must be submitted by Thursday, June 1, 2017. Click here to download the application or click here to complete the application online.

All mentees must be current FGI members. New members must join and pay the membership dues prior to the Kick-off Meeting in June. Click here for more information about becoming a member. The program requires a 6-month commitment. Mentor and Mentee must attend one FGI event together as a mentorship pair.

For more information about our mentorship program, please contact:

Margaret King, Mentorship Program Chair: or 206.375.9426
Marj Turner, Regional Director: or 206.300.2657