Fashion Photos: What is the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, and Meet the Class of 2015
Happy Birthday to my sister Janine DeFeo, who makes PhillyChitChat and HughE Dillon LLC run so smoothly….
Earlier this month the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City said farewell to it’s 2014
The afternoon press conference attracted the young fashionable of the city, and quite a lot of photographers.
Fashion Incubator, which launched in March of 2012. It is an economic development initiative devoted to supporting and promoting emerging local fashion designers seeking to launch and further grow their companies in the Philadelphia region.
lines) selected to be a part of the 2015 class will work in a 600+
square foot production room, office and showroom/conference room.
The designers-in residence will utilize the space to produce their
sample collections, gain valuable retail insight and showcase their
collections to merchants from local and national retailers throughout
the year, as a part of this unique program that
is not only a creative opportunity, but also a business development
of handmade knitwear with the accessibility of ready to wear attire. Her
inspiration comes from the love of nature. A
core design principle is the elevation and transformation of
unconventional materials into wearable works of art. The collection is
sculpted using strong architectural forms, bold colors, while seamlessly
molding luxurious materials like leather and fur with unconventional
ones like door hinges and bike chains, into pieces that are both
forward- thinking and timeless.