Philadelphia Fashion Incubator

Design Philadelphia 2013. Fashion Incubator

As part of this year’s DesignPhiladelphia 2013 festival, the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is proud to host an exhibit introducing the Designers-in-Residence (DIR) program from The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City.  Nine designers from the 2012 and 2013 residencies will showcase their wearable designs and accessories, including some eco-friendly works.  The exhibit is located in Art Gallery at City Hall, Room 116, first floor nearest the East Portal Market St. entrance.  A reception is scheduled for October 17th, 5-7 pm.

Design Philadelphia 2013, Philadelphia Fashion Incubator

Photograph by Jim Cottingham

Additionally, each Wednesday, starting on October 16th at 12 pm, visit the gallery for a Meet-and-Greet with one of the Designers in Residence from the program.  Here’s a schedule for the gallery visits:

Oct. 16 – Trisha Williams – Trisha Will

Oct. 23 – TBA

Oct. 30 – Melissa Choi and Pia Panaligan – Senpai + Kohai

Nov. 6 – Leah Delfiner – Pretty Pretty Rebel

Nov. 13 – Annina King – Granate Pret

Nov. 20 – Melissa D’Agostino – D’Agostino Fashion Textile Design

Nov. 27 – Moriamo Johnson and Latifat Obajinmi – Aso Damisi

Dec. 4 – Devin Pauley – Morgia Bridal

To learn more about each designer, please visit:

For more information on The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City, please visit:

For more information on DesignPhiladelphia, a festival of the Center for Architecture, please visit:

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Tu Huynh, City Hall Exhibitions Manager, Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, 116 City Hall, Philadelphia PA 19107, 215.686.8446 (Office) | 215.686.9912 (Direct),

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