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.
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: http://www.
For more information on The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City, please visit: www.
For more information on DesignPhiladelphia, a festival of the Center for Architecture, please visit: www.designphiladelphia.org.
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