Philadelphia Fashion Incubator celebrating decade of design with popup sale

ByWendy Daughenbaugh WPVI logo
Monday, August 16, 2021
Philly Fashion Incubator celebrates decade of design with popup sale
Illume features the works of 23 current and former Fashion Incubator designers on display through Sept. 10.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Fashion incubator has a new exhibit at InLiquid Gallery in Kensington called Illume.

The works of 23 current and former Fashion Incubator designers are on display through September 10th. There's also a retail popup so you can shop their collections.

There are coats from luxury ready-to-wear designer, Deborah Ann Mack along with clothing, accessories and bridal wear.

More than 50 designers have graduated from The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator in the past decade. The incubator is a year-long residency program that helps designers build their businesses in Philadelphia.

"Philadelphia is becoming a huge fashion hub," says Elissa Bloom, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator.

"My ultimate dream for my company is to build a brand that eventually will be global," says Ann Mack of DAM Fashion, a current designer-in-residence at the incubator.

The Philadelphia Fashion incubator has a new exhibit at InLiquid Gallery in Kensington called Illume.

The works of 23 current and former Fashion Incubator designers are on display through September 10th. There's also a retail popup so you can shop their collections.

There are coats from luxury ready-to-wear designer, Deborah Ann Mack along with clothing, accessories and bridal wear.

More than 50 designers have graduated from The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator in the past decade. The incubator is a year-long residency program that helps designers build their businesses in Philadelphia.

"Philadelphia is becoming a huge fashion hub," says Elissa Bloom, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator.

"My ultimate dream for my company is to build a brand that eventually will be global," says Ann Mack of DAM Fashion, a current designer-in-residence at the incubator.

Illume: Philadelphia Fashion incubator | Website

Through September 10

InLiquid Art Gallery, Crane Arts Building

1400 N. American Street, #314, Philadelphia, Pa. 19122

Philadelphia Fashion Incubator | Fashpreneurs Program

Deborah Ann Mack Fashion | Instagram

Conrad Booker | Instagram