143 – Philadelphia Fashion Incubator – Part 1


Philadelphia Fashion Incubator

Charles is in Pennsylvania at the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, speaking with PFI founder and executive director Elissa Bloom, as well as incubator alumni Nigel Richards, Milan (Milano di Rouge), Sherrill Mosee (Minkee Blue).

“The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s, Center City, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a collaboration between the City of Philadelphia, Macy’s Center City, Center City District, and various educational institutions devoted to fashion design in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator is the first of its kind in Philadelphia. The city is fortunate to be home to nationally-recognized fashion design schools including Moore College of Art, Drexel University and Philadelphia University.”

Nigel Richards produces a menswear line, which rebranded while he was participating int he incubator. Milan produces streetwear and has a heavy media / events tie-in, and Sherill Mosee produces are handbags with modular sections.

note: transportation for this episode was paid for by the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator