Created by Pierre Bergé in 1986, the French Institute of Fashion is a center of learning and expertise for fashion and textile professionals.
It has two main areas of activity: the training and research pole and the study and conjuncture pole. IFM conducts a policy of diversification towards other sectors of high added value: accessories, cosmetics...
National Association for the Development
of Fashion Arts
A joint initiative of the Ministry of Culture and the “DEFI” to bring to light and to launch promising young designers in France and abroad, ANDAM (National Association for the Development of the Arts and Fashion), was founded by Nathalie Dufour in 1989 and is today presided over by Pierre Bergé.