Each designer is packing their bags and prepping for a week-long Inspiration Trip to the W Hotel of their choice as a catalyst to start creating their Spring 2014 collections.
“One of the interesting aspects of our partnership with W Hotels is how the brand can help to create global exposure for our Fashion Incubator designers,” said Steven Kolb, Chief Executive Officer of the CFDA. “We thank W Hotels for sending our designers on these incredible inspiration trips and adding this unique layer to the Fashion Incubator program.”
So, where’s everyone off to?
- Burkman Bros. + Jonathan Simkhai – W Bangkok
- Emanuela Duca – W Doha Hotel & Residences
- Daniel Vosovic and Reece Solomon of Reece Hudson - W Istanbul
- Timo Weiland and Whitney Pozgay of WHIT- W Retreat & Spa Bali – Seminyak
- Arielle Shapiro of Ari Dein – W St. Petersburg
- Isaora – W Seattle, W San Francisco and W San Diego
- Number:Lab – W Barcelona
It’s inevitable that a bit of wanderlust and jealousy or fomo will inevitably come thanks to the designers’ Twitter and Instagram pages. So you can follow along, W Hotels will be curating a visual history of the trips! Check out whotels.com/fashion for all the travel fun and a peek into what Spring 2014 will look like in the CFDA Fashion Incubator.