05/09/12 Launch of the DC Fashion Incubator (DCFI) with DC Mayor Gray on Wednesday morning. Based on the successful model found in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. DCFI provides resources, infrastructure and programming to nurture the District’s budding fashion industry so that it can reach its full potential. The DC Fashion Incubator serves as the foundation of business support for the fashion industry in the District and a model that can be implemented throughout the US. The primary objective of DCFI is to serve as the cornerstone of small business development and support for the fashion industry in Washington, DC by helping fashion entrepreneurs.