GDF is a global platform that mentors aspiring fashion professionals by hosting runway fashion shows, internships, workshops throughout the globe. GDF makes it easy and affordable for aspiring professionals to feature their work in some of the globe’s most illustrious fashion weeks.These individuals have the opportunity to build their brand, gain global visibility, and build a network of connections with designers and celebrities. GDF hosts fashion shows in our hometown of St. Louis to identify emerging talent, and build the region’s economic influence. Those designers have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills in official fashion weeks throughout the globe. GDF fosters individuals based on their skills and talents, and is committed to diversity, including but not limited to men and women of color, foreign born individuals, recent graduates from local schools.