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The early bird catches the fashion storm.


Developing the entrepreneurial spirit of its students, supporting FashionTech, encouraging young designers: Institut Français de la Mode helps those who are inventing the fashion of tomorrow.

For many years, Institut Français de la Mode has been supporting entrepreneurs and young designers in their projects. From the formalization of their concept to the acceleration of their activities, our experts serve all stages of their development.

© Allyssa Heuze
© Allyssa Heuze

Our Entrepreneurs program is dedicated to young entrepreneurs in the creative industries. It offers them a complete 6-month support, from the founding idea to the realization of the project, and includes privileged access to Station F, the largest start-up campus in the world.

Entrepreneurs program

The ADN x Institut Français de la Mode program offers a 12-month incubation in an ecosystem of 30+ start-ups combining the best of design and digital technology. Based at Station F and dedicated to entrepreneurs who want support to launch their activities, the program offers workshops and networking events.

ADNxIFM program

Each year, the Labels program supports six young designers, selected for their talent, uniqueness and potential, and offers them personalized assistance for the development of their company in areas of expertise such as identity, offer, distribution, production, digital strategy, image and communication, finance. Since its creation in 2011, brands such as Jacquemus, Vetements, Aalto, Yiqing Yin, Roseanna, BonneGueule and Melinda Gloss have benefited from this support.

IFM Labels

The Global Fashion Management Executive MBA, which is aimed at professionals in activity or wishing to change careers, offers specific modules dedicated to the creation and takeover of companies. Offered in partnership with New York Fashion Institute of Technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, this program allows participants to deepen their knowledge of fashion, luxury and design in an international context.

Programs for entrepreneurs