Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode – FHCM

Haute Couture & Fashion Federation

The Federation of Haute Couture, ready-to-wear fashion designers and fashion designers is a group of three chambers of trade unions of French fashion industry.

Since July 1, 2017, it is now called: the Federation of haute couture and fashion, (F.H.C.M), more concise formula, leaving aside until its French nationality. By definition, indeed, the “haute couture” is French, since it is a specificity of the Hexagon via this name legally protected.

The Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion (FHCM)

It brings together three entities

  1. the Chambre syndicale de la haute couture, founded in 1868, and directed by Ralph Toledano
  2. the Union of Men’s Fashion, founded in 1973, and headed by Sydney Toledano.
  3. the Trade Union House of Ready-to-Wear Fashion and Fashion Designers, created in 1973 and directed by Bruno Pavlovsky.


Except the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture (Paris Only), the two other components of the Federation are also international and have been welcoming foreign members since 1998.

This Federation currently has about one hundred fashion industry groups. The Federation also has a fashion school through the Chambre Syndicale de Haute Couture, the School of the Union Chamber of Parisian couture created in 1927. In 2013, the French haute couture market represents a figure of business of 15 billion euros.


PFW Calendrier 2019


FHCM : postal adress

La Fédération de la haute couture et de la mode

Contact : FHCM, 100 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré – Paris – France / 01 42 66 64 44 ecole@modeaparis.com

Created in 1927 by the Fashion Professionals, well before the training was perceived as a national and institutionalized priority, the CSCP * Schools testify to the traditional and constant interest that the Couturiers the Creators, on the one hand, to the training and development of the highly qualified workforce required by the Fashion Professions, and on the other hand, to the advent of young talents who will help to create the Fashion of Fashion. tomorrow.




  1. Fashion Week calendar
  2. FHCM official Members
  3. Runway Shows
  4. Fashion Business Directory
  5. Press Office / PR Office
  6. Comité Colbert (FR)
  7. Luxury & Haute Couture (FR)
  8. Fashion Ethics (FR)
  9. Counterfeit brands (FR)


Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode – FHCM
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