The Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB), is the accessories industry’s largest Annual fundraising event.

Since its inception in 1991, FABB a non-profit organization, has raised nearly $12 million for various charities like City Harvest, Coalition for the Homeless, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Save the Children, Alzheimer’s Association, Yale Cancer Research, Amfar AIDS research, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp to name a few.

The annual event is the platform for the industry to honor our brightest and best of the industry with the FABB Achievement Award, which honors excellence in fashion manufacturing and design and The FAME Award, (Fashion Accessories Merchandising Excellence) which bestows honor upon a retailer who has shown to be an innovative leader in the industry in the area of fashion accessories.

We at FABB are so proud to be the charity arm of the fashion accessories industry. How amazing is it that 850 of the top Presidents, GMM’s, DMM,s and buyers along with leading manufacturers in every classification of trade come together to support FABB in  funneling funds for charity. Our FABB community has unselfishly donated money to charities for the last 28 years.

Have a favorite charity? Know someone deserving of a FABB Achievement Award? Have an idea of how we can do it better?  We would love to hear from you! You can contact us  at or (203) 222-1755.