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About the

Inside Fashion Design is a multi-media platform for Conscious fashion industry professionals where we LEARN, GROW & and CONNECT.   Through education, resources, and industry connections, we grow together both personally & and professionally so we ensure best practices and make a more significant social impact. Our team consists of industry experts, many with over 25 years in the industry with experience at major brands including Nike, Adidas, Intel, Champion & and more.

Meet The Team

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Britta Cabanos

Founder & Director

Design Director, IFD Connect Host, Content Producer, Event producer, Community connector, 


Jim Chi

ifd  Business Operations

Management Leader | Operations | Global Sourcing | Sustainability & Circularity | Marketing & Business Development. Founding member of Oregon Sports Angels


Daniela Caine

ifd Coach/Ethical Fashion Festival Advisor

Designer Leader, Breathwork Facilitator, Ethical Fashion Festival Advisor

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Tricia Langman

ifd Advisor & Coach

Hecho Por Nosotros Partner. Leader of Ed-tech, /Textile Design Director / Sustainable Fashion and Business Strategist / Educator/ Design Thinking Specialist

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Lajean Lawson

ifd  Advisor 

Dr. Sports Bra, Global Expert/"Dr. Sports Bra", Coach, Educator, Engineer.  Founder/Director of Champion’s state-of-the-art Bra Lab

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Sloane A. White

ifd Media Spokesperson & Community Outreach

Artist, Fashion Designer, Model, Event Producer, Fashion Activist, and Media Spokesperson



Our Mission

Our mission is to provide Conscious Apparel Design Professionals with the resources, connections, and tools necessary to advance personally and professionally, fostering thriving businesses and careers. Through inspirational stories, workshops, live Zoom sessions with industry experts, and in-person events, Inside Fashion Design is dedicated to enhancing your fashion expertise and making a positive impact.

Since founded in 2017, Britta taps into her knowledge, network, and over 25 years of experience in the apparel industry to offer IFD as a supportive resource & community that unleashes the inner designer of its members. So consider IFD your industry resource hub- a bridge between fashion industry professionals and resources- built on reputation, experiences, and relationships, IFD can help fill in the gaps to achieve your goals, so your inner light shines.


To provide best-in-class curated content, events, industry connections, and services so you can grow personally and professionally to level up your fashion industry career & make a more significant social impact.


Who We Help

IDF’s purpose-driven content is tailored to fit the needs of aspiring and professional designers by offering educational topics, inspiration, and community to explore their profession and pursue their passions.

From webinars to networking opportunities and exclusive behind the scenes of featured brands, the platform provides for its readers a place to share, discover, and provides an elevated experience to upgrade their personal growth and advance in their career.

Let's Work Together

How to Work With Us

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IFD Connect

Get the information, inspiration, and support you need to succeed in the apparel design industry. 

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Ethical Marketplace

Are you an ethical maker?

Join us & be featured in our Ethical Makers Marketplace.

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One-on-One Calls

Give us a call if you have general industry inquiries, questions about IFD or IFD Connect, or need advice from experts.

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Design &
Development Services

Learn strategy, design,

& development.

Partner With Us

Check out our partnership opportunities to get your brand, product, or service in front of our growing audience in the ethical and sustainable fashion space while also supporting our efforts to be a valuable resource for fashion industry professionals.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Collaborations /

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