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Diversifying Indiana's Creative Economy

The fashion industry encompasses a diversity of professional & creative roles that already exist in other business sectors and economic categories. Investing in fashion-centered programs is an innovative way to attract & retain talent while supporting initiatives focused on sustainability, education, and workforce development.

Make a Donation to Indiana Fashion Foundation

Indiana Fashion Foundation is a public charity filed under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code making donations tax-deductible as charitable contributions for US federal income tax purposes.

November 6, 2021 — 6:30pm

Columbia Club | 121 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204

The IN Fashion Honors Gala & Annual Fundraiser is a night designed to honor individuals who are making significant contributions to the fashion industry — both locally and globally — while also supporting the work and mission of IFF.

Get Tickets to the Gala

A limited number of tickets to attend the IN Fashion Honors Gala & Annual Fundraiser is now available.
Click the link below to purchase your tickets.

2021 IN Fashion Honorees

Legacy Award

Picture of smiling women with light brown hair in braids, with sliver long circled earrings, wearing a black top.

CaSandra Diggs

Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

Community Award

Cawthon 2021

Casey Cawthon

VP, Marketing & Communications
Indy Chamber

Future Leaders Award


Ella Kistler

Designer / Founder
E360 Designs

Industry Award


Polina Osherov

Executive Director

Collegiate Award


Nate Beaman

Fashion Merchandising Senior
Ball State University

Designer Award

Nikki Blaine

Designer / Owner
Nikki Blaine Couture

Donate to Silent Auction

Donating to the silent auction is a creative way to support Indiana Fashion Foundation.

Silent auction donation benefits include...

  • Logo on Indiana Fashion Foundation website
  • Stage recognition at the gala
  • Logo placement in auction display area

Consider donating items such as...

  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Handbags / Luggage
  • Perfume
  • Clothing Certificates
  • Makeup
  • Dining Certificates
  • A Private Catered Party
  • Lunch/Dinner with a Celebrity
  • Concert
  • Theater
  • Symphony
  • Movie
  • Comedy Club
  • Sporting Tickets
  • Use of a Skybox 
  • Museum Memberships/Passes
  • Electronics (Smart Phones, Tablets, Computers, Media Players, Fitness/Smart Watches, Xboxes, Wii’s, Games)
  • Bottles/Cases(s) of Fine Wine
  • Autographed Memorabilia
  • Hotel Stays
  • Airline Tickets
  • Complete Package Trips (Hotel, Airfare, Meals, Event Tickets) 

If you are interested in donating to the silent auction, send us an email at

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