Recent Events


February 17: Designer-in-Residence event: First Annual Queen of Hearts Charity Fashion Gala, presented by Sheridonna Designs LLC – Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20904

February 1: Meet the Creatives: Boosting Your Brand-Social Media Development and Management, with Jourdie Zhang of East and West Style – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 

January 9: Meet the Creatives: Taking Your Brand Global, with Jonathan Brady of Export DC – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 



December 27: Meet the Creatives: E-Commerce and the Prodeuce Incubator, with Aaron Bland – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 

November 21: Meet the Creatives: The Essentials of Commerce and Sourcing, with Kim-Bang Nguyen, Director of Export Promotion/ Strategic Business Alliances at the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Textiles and Apparel – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 

October 1: Third Class of Designers-in-Residence at the DC Fashion Incubator at Macy’s  begins (Note: The class will continue until September 2019; applications for the next class will open in Spring 2019)

September 29: Meet the Creatives: Shark Tank, Designer Edition: A Pitch Panel of Prominent Business Investors – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 

July 26: Meet the Creatives: A Social and Networking Night to Connect Fashion Designers and Seamstresses – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 

June 22: Fashion Industry Speaker Panel

April 28: New/NEXT Fashion ShowcaseSouthwest Arts Club, Washington, DC 

April 17: Application Closes for the Upcoming Designer-in-Residence Program at the DC Fashion Incubator at Macy’s


October 6-8: DC Fashion Incubator and Smithsonian Craft2Wear Event – The National Building Museum, Washington, DC

August 31: DC Fashion Incubator Spring-Summer 2017 Collection Fashion Showcase- W Hotel, Washington, DC 

July 13: Designer Meet-and-Greet and Macy’s Windows Unveiling – Macy’s Metro Center, Washington, DC 

May 19: Incubator Graduation Ceremony and Introduction to the New Designers-in-Residence

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