There’s a shop on Michigan Avenue in Chicago that has exclusive designs — and it’s only open until Saturday. But you might not have heard of any of the designers. That’s because they’re getting their start through a fashion incubator. These programs are popping up across the Midwest, with various degrees of success.
WBEZ’s Erica Hunter, an expert on the Chicago fashion scene, provided Changing Gears with a look at fashion incubators.