Fun Fact: Do you know that Singapore has an association that looks out for local fashion designers and retailers?
Thanks to Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore), a non-profit organisation, local #fashion designers and retailers get critical exposure at the trade shows & industry initiatives it organises to propel local fashion businesses overseas.
Textile and Fashion Federation (Taff) is the only official association for the textile and fashion industry in Singapore. Taff plays an active role in the development of the industry, supporting its members from manufacturing to retail and fashion. The association aims to support the growth of local fashion designers and retailers, and promote the nation’s pride to ‘Buy & Wear Singapore’. The kind of programmes that Taff champions include capability development, #marketing and expansion of Singapore’s fashion and textile businesses to the world through overseas mission trips, and promote the betterment of business by adopting eco-friendly business practices via the Apparel Singapore programme.
Taff advocates the importance of raising the visibility of homegrown brands locally, as well as assists overseas expansion of fashion enterprises, through partnerships and connecting with government bodies like SPRING Singapore, IE Singapore (International Enterprise Singapore) and Singapore Tourism Board.
Check out their latest event, #FashionisTech, for some of their industry and fashion collaborations!