PHILADELPHIA, PA - Starting on August 2nd legacy exhibition at InLiquid Gallery will enter its tenth year. Guests are invited to join the celebration of the success of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator in a retrospective journey and shop pieces designed by PFI Alumni and Designer-in-Residence at InLiquid's exclusive gallery during the month-long celebration.
An Opening Reception of ILLUME will be held on August 5, is an exclusive evening celebrating fashion and entrepreneurship. Click here for the visual list of those participating in the exhibition.
Each year, Philadelphia Fashion Incubator selects a range of dedicated designers to participate in programs set to ignite and further the Philadelphia fashion scene's talent.
Over the past 10 years, Elissa Bloom, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, has had a front-row seat to leading designers' business challenges and successes.
"We are thrilled to know that our initiative has had such a positive impact on revitalizing the fashion ecosystem of Philadelphia through educating and empowering women and minority-owned fashion entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses," says Elissa Bloom. "Our fashion entrepreneurs have positively impacted Philadelphia's apparel, manufacturing, and retail economy. Through job creation and local industry support, PFI has helped them succeed with their go-to-market strategies and in creating sustainable businesses."
The program has helped launch majorly talented individuals and their brands such as Milano Di Rouge, Minkee Blue, and Print Fresh. With a continuing legacy of re-inventing the trends and movements of fashion and design, The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator wishes to commemorate the work of past and current designers. The Incubator celebrates the bridge between art, style, and innovation.