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"I am honored to be working with the FGI Atlanta Board of Directors and am eager to reconnect with our members and help transition our Atlanta fashion community into a new era."
ATLANTA, GA, November 23, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nancy Flaherty, author, fashion journalist and style historian, has been appointed as the new Fashion Group International (FGI) Regional Director of Atlanta. This new appointment is effective beginning today, Monday, November 22, 2021. The global nonprofit organization promotes educational programs devoted to fashion and the study of fashion related businesses through the creation and awarding of scholarships; the establishment of internship programs; and the provision of career counseling services. Flaherty has been a board member of FGI since May 2018, most recently serving as Atlanta Regional Director Elect.
"I am honored to be working with the FGI Atlanta Board of Directors and am eager to reconnect with our members and help transition our Atlanta fashion community into a new era," Nancy Flaherty said in a statement. "Fashion plays a key role throughout history and the past 75 years have shown that Atlanta has a wealth of fashion trendsetters. I look forward to celebrating the fashion that comes from the south and sharing it with the world."
Nancy has been fixated on fashion and style her entire life and, as the U.S. editor of Captendance Magazine, was able to combine her journalistic quest for knowledge with her passion for the world of fashion couture. She is the Founder and CEO of Hidden Gems with Grace, an omnimedia outlet which explores cities and neighborhoods offering that hint of French Flair for other fashion enthusiasts, including entertainment via her podcast Cafe with Grace, a HGWG YouTube channel, her weekly IGTV #5FridayFavs, and the online magazine Grace in Paris where she shares her favorite places for finding that special item in the City of Light. In addition, she offers various in-person fashion and shopping experiences for any style minded historian. Nancy's new book French Flair: 10 Essential Pieces for Style and the History That Makes Them so Iconic is now available. Flaherty is also on the board of Mannequins LA.
Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with thousands of members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The FGI mission is to provide our member network with a forum for discussion and connection across all sectors through programming focused on the industry's most current and crucial topics, recognition of emerging talent and trends at the zeitgeist of innovation. To open access to industry leaders by offering a platform of resources for business development and career advancement at all levels. We believe that providing a forum for professional development and career advancement unleashes creativity, innovation and advances the business of fashion.
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