Providing six emerging chicago-based designers in residence with the resources, business acumen, and mentoring to launch their careers in fashion.

Resources List

DISCLAIMER: This is a list, not an endorsement or recommendation of any listed resource.
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Secondary and post-secondary institutions and
community organizations with fashion programming

Hyde Park Arts Center


Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago

Lillstreet Art Center


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Sanford-Brown College (until 2017)


Vogue Fabrics




AI Industries

(773) 265-6640

FASHION-STRUCTURES (formerly AC Designs)

(312) 810-6086

Crown Sewing

(773) 588-3742

Gil Sewing

(773) 545-0990

Pecas Sew Shop

(708) 813-0030

Sew Precise

(773) 481-1400

Sunstarr Uniforms & Work Apparel


YS Apparel

(773) 327-8700