2010 Chicago Fashion Incubator Applications Now Available


Melissa Gamble introducing the 2009 designers. Left to right: Ashley Zygmunt, Alonzo Jackson, Cynthia Ryba, Catherine Furio, Jess Audey, and Nora Del Busto

Calling all Chicagoland emerging fashion designers: Applications for the 2010 Chicago Fashion Incubator at Macy's on State Street program are now available on www.chicagofashionresource.com! This innovative program, sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Chicago and Macy's and part of Fashion Focus Chicago, will provide six deserving designers the opportunity to learn skills of the trade from experienced professionals in the business, including Macy's merchant team. They will then be offered sample production, showroom and office space at Macy's on State Street for a year. The designers will have had to have completed at least one capsule collection prior to applying. Download your application here. The deadline for applications is November 16 at 5 p.m., be sure to email [email protected]. The 2010 Chicago Fashion Incubator designers will be announced in late December. Good Luck to all!

-Nina Krek

Photo: Second City Style

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