Carolina fashion group
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What We Are

Carolina Fashion Group (CFG) is an organization with the mission of bringing together fashion industry professionals and providing real world fashion experiences for the most talented fashion, design, style and art industry students and up-and-comers.


Carolina Fashion Group brings together fashion industry professionals and Serves as a platform for rising designers to showcase their skills, develop their talent, while providing opportunities to work with like-minded individuals, and industry experts


The time is now that one of the top cities embraces its own style. Raleigh is filled with talented designers, stylist, and incredible artistry that is overlooked every day. Carolina Fashion Group will help cultivate and empower the talent from our city providing them the opportunity to create, establish, and develop looks and designs that will soon be loved by all.

Where You Can Participate

Carolina Fashion Group serves as a platform for up-and-coming designers to showcase their skills, aiding in the development of their talent, while providing opportunities to work with like-minded individuals, and industry professionals.
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Who We Are

Promote the fashion forward ideas of Triangle designers through education, development, and showcase . This program pushes the fashion forward thinkers of Raleigh to express their creativity and prove how Raleigh is one of the most stylish cities in the world.

Charles Graves

Charles attended the University of Delaware. Now receiving his Masters in Public Administration. He strives to impact the Triangle by unifying like-minded young professionals. As the President of Carolina Fashion Group, Charles seeks to unite the Capital city through fashion while providing a platform for local brands and services to grow. “Charles loves the city of Raleigh and is excited for CFG to be a part of its growth”

Jared Hart

Vice Chair
Jared has a Master’s Degree in business administration from Campbell University. He has always had a passion for fashion and looks to use his background in finance and development to help CFG make as big an impact in the triangle as it can. “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you figured out why –Mark Twain ”

Rachael Pusateri

Board Chair, Creative Direction
Rachael has been involved with the fashion industry for the last 8 years. Currently she is a buyer for a local boutique “Mynt”, with locations in Durham and Elon, NC. “Rachael loves interning for Ellie Saab during Paris Fashion week and hand sewing bolero in his Atelier”

Bryana Renee

Board Chair, Event and PR
Bryana holds a B.A. in fashion marketing and management and is fueled by creativity with a love of bringing ideas to life. She looks to apply her experiences in event and program management to bring the CFG vision to life. “If you don’t build you own dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.”- Tony Gaskins ““If you don’t build you own dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.”- Tony Gaskins

Milton Brown

Board Consultant, Marketing and Social Media Optimization

Morgan Edwards

Board Consultant, Production and Technology

Leah Hart

Community Leader, Social Media Coordinator

Natalie Baucum

Board Consultant, Strategy and Branding
Natalie is currently completing her PhD in Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Ranked 1st in North Carolina and 13th in the U.S.). Natalie is a Durham native; a fan of the “buy local” movement; and on a mission to make learning look cool. For more information about Natalie’s background, please visit her website: “To be the professor I’ve always wanted.”