The World Fashion Organization, also known as WFO is one of the world’s largest, not-for profit, apolitical & private entity. It serves and promotes different initiatives such as the World Fashion City®, World Fashion Association® (WFA®), World Fashion Network®, World Fashion Week® and many other world fashion-related entities, projects and events around the globe under the motto of “World Fashion Allⓒ (WFA®), Mode of Lifeⓒ”.
World Fashion Organization is primarily incorporating the fashion industry into the international fair and free trade system in services of technology, financing, development, merchandising, logistics, education, networking, forum and many other infrastructures for this purpose.
WFO was founded in partnership with the ITO, International Trade Organization/EXIM, the world’s largest network of international trade, dating historically back to 1947. Currently, the seat and the World Headquarters of WFO have been located in Washington, D.C. and New York along with the registered offices in the State of Delaware, United States.
The World Fashion Organization serves and promotes various organizations and initiatives related to fashion worldwide, including:
Currently, the seat and the World Headquarters of WFO have been located in Washington, D.C. and New York along with the registered offices in the State of Delaware, United States, well known for the effective handlings of the international fashion affairs. Its branches are also located in London, Madrid, Tokyo, Paris, Milano, Beijing, Geneva, Singapore, Beverly Hills and many other major cities. However, WFO’s Assembly of Governors may, by resolution, from time to time designate the location of World Headquarters and additional places where WFO branches may be located.
Dr. David H. Lee serves as Chairman & CEO, World Fashion Organization (WFO), at the same time, as Executive Chairman of International Trade Organization® (ITO/EXIM®), global umbrella organization of World Trade Bank® (IO), EXIM®s and its participating international trade associations, world trade boards, international trade centres, world trade associations and international trade councils around the world along with over 1,000,000 affiliated companies. He had worked as top executive for the World Trade Centers of which network is located in almost 300 cities over 100 countries. He received his Ph.D. at Madrid National University and his post doctorate at the University of California, San Diego. He also studied at the WSU School of Law in the U.S. and in the International Relations department of St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford, as in-resident researcher.
Academically, serving as Foundation Fellow, HMC, the University of Oxford until 2010, a professorship was named in 2007 for his sake as David H. Lee Senior Research Fellow at HMC in the University of Oxford.
WFO brings together the international fashion associations and business entities in the World Fashion and acts to:
Furthermore, to create and encourage mutual assistance and cooperation among members, WFO shall be, without limiting in any manner the scope and generality of the foregoing: