The Chicago Fashion Incubator, which is hosted at Macy’s on State Street, “graduated” its first class of designers and brought in a new batch this week. We’ve listed them below, along with the descriptions cribbed from the city’s press release:
Cynthia Ryba: “Ryba molds and shapes fabric in an organic fashion, with fluid silhouettes that transcend the fleeting, temporal trends of the day.”
Jess Audey- AUDEY: (audey.com) is committed to the classic tradition of cocktail dresses with an innovative touch.
Ashley Zygmunt: Ashley’s new line, Zamrie, provides the customer with a closet full of confidence by creating ready-to-wear that combines a well-tailored fit that graces a women’s body and the allure of detailing.
Catherine Furio: Furio returns to Chicago to elevate the fashion industry with innovative designs.
Alonzo Jackson: Fashion Geek clothing is best recognized by the Duck Mascot and has been worn by award winning music stars such as Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco and Jermaine Dupree.
Nora Del Busto: Del Busto’s inspiration is architecture, which shows through her manipulation of plain fabrics into structured one-of-a-kind pieces. “