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CFDA and Target Present the 2014 Fashion Incubator Digital Showcase


A look from Kaelen. Image: Daisy Johnson

This week, the CFDA’s new crop of designers for its annual Fashion Incubator showed their collections. A total of 10 lucky up-and-coming designers showed their wares for next season in a digital showcase you can see online, sponsored by Target.

“The mission of the Council of Fashion Designers of America is to strengthen the influence and success of American Fashion Designers in the global economy,” Steven Kolb, CFDA CEO said in a press release. “Target’s on-going support of our CFDA Fashion Incubator program and the Digital Showcase perfectly supports our efforts to promote American design talent internationally.”

Designers include A Peace Treaty, Misha Nonoo, DezsoIsa Tapia, Katie Ermilio,  Kaelen, Kara, Orley, Lucio Castro and Nomia. You can check out each of their showcases at In each video, we are introduced to the designer and taken behind-the-scenes into their studios to get a peek at their sketches and their collections being put together. Also included are images and lookbooks of their offerings.