About JFW Organization

Aims

The Japan Fashion Week Organization (hereinafter referred to as, "JFW Organization") was established in 2005 with the cooperation of the textile/fashion manufacturers, fashion designers and distributers, so both the upstream and downstream side for the purpose of further strengthening and developing the international competitiveness of Japan’s textile and fashion industries.

The JFW Organization hosts the "Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO" as the Collection Business, and the "Premium Textile Japan", "JFW Japan Creation" as the Textile Business in order to disseminate information about Japan’s superior textile/fashion products and services overseas and establish Tokyo as "only one the base for textiles and fashion in the world" and the center of fashion trendsetting in Asia.

In addition, in order to achieve the objectives mentioned previously the JFW Organization works in consort with designers, manufacturers and apparel retailers to implement various industry related events and aims to strengthen ties with fashion related organizations both in Japan and overseas.

Business Overview

JFW Organization brings together manufacturers in the textile and fashion industries, fashion designers and distributors that share the same passion to collaborate and conduct the following businesses with "creativity", "craftsmanship", and "trading" at its foundation.

Business

Collection Business

Textile Business

Related Businesses

OUTLINE of ORGANIZATION

Japan Fashion Week Organization Board members and Auditors[June 23, 2016]

Board chairpersonMasahiko MiyakeChairman and President, TSI HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.
Vice-presidentKatsuhiko HiraiSenior Adviser, Toray Industries, Inc.
Executive directorHideshi UedaVice Chairman, Japan Chemical Fibers Association
 Nobuyuki OtaPresident, Cool Japan Fund Inc.
(Collection Program Representative)
 Hiroshi OnishiChairman, Japan Department Stores Association
 Sunao OnumaChairman, Japan Association for Fashion Educational Promotion
 Yoshiharu KaiharaChairman, KAIHARA CORPORATION
(Textile Program Representative)
 Shuichi KosekiDirector Managing Executive Officer,
President, Textile Company, ITOCHU CORPORATION
 Tsutomu HagihiraChairman, INSTITUTE FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRIES
 Takeshi HirouchiChairman, Japan Apparel・Fashion Industry Council
 Isao WatanabeDirector and Senior Managing Executive Officer,
TOKYU CORPORATION
AuditorHideharu TsubotaPresident, Japan Fashion Association
 Takao TobariPresident, Japan Apparel・Fashion Industry Council
AdviserAkira BabaBoard chairperson, Japan Fashion Association

JFW committee members

ChairpersonNobuyuki OtaJapan Fashion Week Organization Director
CommitteeYoshiko IkomaJournalist
 Hirofumi KurinoUNITED ARROWS LTD. Senior advisor for creative direction
 Chiemi KominatoOrlando inc. Fashionsnap.com Editor in Chief
 Rei ShitoSTYLE from TOKYO photographer / journalist
 Takashi SensuiPARCO CO., LTD.
MANAGING EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR THE STORE MANAGEMENT DIVISION
 Tomonori MatsuiPR01. Executive Director
 Chizuru MukoINFAS PUBLICATIONS, INC WWD JAPAN Editor in Chief
Organization chart
JFW organization chart - as of July 2016
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Representative

Masahiko Miyake, Chair man, Japan Fashion Association

Japan Fashion Week Organization International

8th Floor, No.5 Kanou Bldg., 3-26-16 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002

Tel +81 (3) 3406-5261 [JFW Secretariat]
   +81 (3) 6805-0791 [JFW Textile Business Secretariat]

Fax +81 (3) 6805-0793 [Shared]

Inquiry form for JFW Organization

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