2019 Events

Fashioning AZ's Future

September 28, 2019

FASHIONING ARIZONA'S FUTURE

Benefiting AZ Apparel Foundation

Honoring Camerone Parker McCulloch

Photos HERE

 

DATE | TIME | LOCATION

Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 6:00 PM -10:00 PM

FABRIC  | 132 East 6th Street | Tempe, AZ 85281

Join us for an evening filled with innovative entertainment, auctions, culinary arts & surprises

SPONSORSHIPS | TABLES | TICKETS

HERE

The future of fashion is now and FABRIC intends to set the trend!

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Join us as we honor Camerone Parker McCulloch the inaugural AZ Fashion Icon Award for her contribution to Arizona’s fashion community as an internationally known model, philanthropist and fashion mogul. Camerone’s passion for fashion innovation and emerging designers has inspired FABRIC to create this honor.

 

Event proceeds will support AZ Apparel Foundation's mission to provide Arizona’s emerging designers and brands with innovative, small batch manufacturing and strategic business resources, so they can build sustainable fashion businesses locally. Your support will secure new technologies for incredible designers to innovative and manufacture their designs locally and efficiently to compete with overseas pricing.

WHAT TO WEAR

Channel your inner futurista!

Here's your chance to commission a future inspired gown or wear that one-of-a-kind 3D printed necklace, smart watch/wearable tech gadget. 

 

RESOURCES

Use our AZ Fashion Industry Directory to find a local designer who can create a custom piece for you HERE or email us to be connected to a designer HERE.

EVENT PRESS RELEASE

HERE

GET INSPIRED

Think Effie Trinket from Hunger Games, designer Junya Watanabe, 3D print designer Iris van Herpen or Judy Jetson

Cultivate

July 27, 2019

Designers in Residence Showcase Fashion Show

DON'T MISS THIS! THIS IS EVERYTHING WE DO ALL ROLLED UP INTO ONE AMAZING EVENT!

Designers include:

Heywood and Ringo by Jessica and Jay McPhaul (Former House of Cards Wardrobe Stylist)

Naked Rebellion by Jessica and Jay McPhaul

Ethar Collection by Rawa Awad (Dressed Ilhan Omar on The Daily Show)

Anymystik by Angelina Martin (Provided wardrobe for Billboard Artist Jawyny Badluck's music video)

Witness the powerful impact that Arizona Apparel Foundation's most important program is making on local emerging brands, and support the cause at the same time!

CULTIVATE, happening on July 27th, is our annual Designer in Residence Fashion Show in which we feature the work of the three designers/brands that have won the AZ Apparel Foundation Designer in Residence scholarship. These brands have spent six months at FABRIC in their own design studios learning and creating. This show is the celebration of the work they accomplished during their six month residency.

By attending this event, you are helping to support this program so AAF can fulfill its mission to provide Arizona’s emerging designers and brands with innovative, small batch manufacturing and strategic business resources, so they can build sustainable fashion businesses locally. This is the most important program that AAF provides as it carefully selects AZ's best brands with the most potential to put AZ on the fashion map and provides everything they need to move the needle.


 

LabelHorde School of Frock Fashion Camp

June 10, 2019

An intensive fashion camp for young fashion prodigies ages 10-17 ​

DATES/TIMES

July 10-21 M-F
10am-4pm weekdays
Fashion Show Friday July 21st at 5pm - 6pm

LOCATION

Camp takes place inside of AZ's Fashion Headquarters. A real fashion incubator that helps to start and grow hundreds of emerging fashion brands.


F.A.B.R.I.C.
Fashion And Business Resource Innovation Center
www.FabricTempe.com
132 E. 6th St., Tempe, AZ 85281

 

SIGN UP  

Add camper's first and last name in the NOTES field upon checkout.

7 slots available
+1 tuition-free scholarship slot available to Tempe resident. To win the scholarship, post a photo on Instagram of the camper doing something fashion related with a description of why he/she would want to attend this camp. Tag #LabelHordeFashionCamp. and follow @labelhorde @AZapparelfoundation and @fabrictempe. One winner will be selected and notified by IG private message and tagged on June 1st, 2019.


Click link for more info

reFABRICate Fashion Show

April 27, 2019

6-9pm

FABRIC Runway

132 E. 6th St.

Tempe, AZ 85281

reFABRICate

The AZ Eco Fashion Week finale' fashion show.

Featuring AZ sustainable designers/brands including:

reFABRICate - AZ designers collaborate to breath new life into the cutting room floor scraps at FABRIC

Laura Tanzer - Radically engineered clothing made to fit using sustainable materials and methods

ANYMYSTIK - Experimental, one-of-a-kind, avant garde, sustainable fashion

ThE COalition for Fashion - Sustainable, feminine, edgy, modern designs

runzwithscissors - Upcycled T-shirts and vintage fabrics turned into unique swans

Activ Intimates - Sustainable lingerie for the passionate woman

Rich Casual - Sustainable accessories and apparel inspired by art and luxury

Soul Care in Surplus - Transforming salvaged military gear

josoi feli - Upcycled women's wear

 

*Designs by the reFABRICate collective will be available for sale right off the rack after the show.

AZ Eco Fashion Week: Fair Trade Runway Show

April 26, 2019

6-9pm

ASU's Sun Devils For Fair Trade

FABRIC Runway

132 E. 6th St., Tempe AZ 85281

AZ Eco Fashion Week: Eco Trunk Show

April 25, 2019

6-9pm

FABRIC

132 E. 6th St.

Tempe, AZ 85281

SHOP SUSTAINABLE BRANDS
Support eco-chic, sustainable, local businesses who create unique and responsible apparel, accessories, beauty products, housewares, food/drink and more!
This event takes place inside of AZ's fashion headquarters where the zero-waste, no-minimum apparel manufacturer, AZ Fashion Source, sustainably manufactures for over 300 emerging brands.
The event is free and open to the public. A small donation is encouraged at the door but not required.
All proceeds go to AZ Apparel Foundation to help further its mission to provide Arizona’s emerging designers and brands with innovative, small batch manufacturing and strategic business resources, so they can build sustainable fashion businesses locally.
Photo of AZ Eco FW 2018 Trunk Show by Shane Baker Studios

AZ Eco Fashion Week: Panel

April 24, 2019

6pm

FABRIC

132 E. 6th St.

Tempe, AZ 85281

Expert panel discussion on sustainability issues and solutions in the fashion and textile related industries.

HOSTED BY:

ASU Global Institute of Sustainability

PANELISTS:

Colin Tetreault

City of Phoenix -

Environmental Quality and Sustainability Commission

S2 Consulting, LLC, -

an innovation-driven sustainability and management consulting firm

 

Jessica Kosak

Sustainability Consortium -

Technical Development Manager for Clothing, Footwear and Textiles

MODERATOR:

Laura Tanzer

Sustainable Fashion Designer

AZ Eco Fashio Week: Upcycled Clothing Workshop

April 24, 2019

2pm - 5pm

Hosted by the designers of reFABRICate

FABRIC Maker's Studio
132 E. 6th St., Tempe, AZ 85281

Image: Charlotte Wilkins of ThE COalition for Fashion

Photo by Jenny Kaufman

AZ Eco Fashion Week: Eco Movie Screening

April 23, 2019

Hosted by Green Living Magazine and Tracey Martin author of Sustainable in Stilettos.

Movie TBD

6pm

FABRIC

132 E. 6th St.

Tempe AZ 85281

AZ Eco Fashion Week: Upcycle Designer Challenge

April 22, 2019

Green Living Magazine is hosting an Upcycle Design Challenge as part of the first day of AZ Eco Fashion Week. This challenge takes place during the Keep Phoenix Beautiful Event in downtown Phoenix. Designers are given a garment to upcycle into a new design. 
Winner is featured in May issue of Green Living Magazine as well as in AZ Eco Fashion Week.
 

Evelyn Ford Luxury Fitting & Trunk Show

April 13, 2019

Try on the patent-pending revolution in comfortable luxury shoes. Evelyn Ford Luxury shoes were engineered and tested in Phoenix and made in the same Italian factories as Manolo Blahnik, Gucci and Oscar de la Renta. Take part in the fitting and trunk show of the Spring 2019 line of the fashion tech shoes. 

Metro Arts Fashion Show

April 06, 2019

Metro Arts Fashion Club is hosting their very own fashion show. This event will consist of students from all grades and youth of the Phoenix community coming together to put on a great show. The members of their group are passionate stylists/designers, models, hairstylists, and makeup artists. Each stylist/designer will have 5-10 models with their lines ranging from minimalism to avant garde. Special thanks to AAF for sponsoring the show.

Fashion Spectacle Model/Designer Call

March 17, 2019

Fashion Spectacle: Eyewear + Fashion
Eyewear is the new "IT" accessory. WEARizona is hosting a model/designer call for the 3rd Fashion Spectacle, which brings together the best independent and most unique eyewear shops in the Valley while pairing each shop up with a talented local Arizona based Fashion Design using the unique eyewear as inspiration. 

Educational tour with Tempe Youth Leadership

March 16, 2019

Hosting Tempe Leadership's Youth Division for an education tour on apparel manufacturing!

AZ Eco Fashion Week Model Call

March 14, 2019

Seeking models for the reFABRICate fashion show that takes place on April 27, 2019 at FABRIC in the dressing rooms on basement level. Please note that Phx Fashion Week is rehearsing on runway level for a totally different event so you'll need to head straight down to the dressing rooms. See www.azecofashionweek.com for more details on the event.

This is a multi designer show in which many designers are each showing 5 pieces from their sustainable collections. Some designers will pull models from their own pool of model contacts and others will attend this model call/fitting to find the models they want to use.

Shane Baker Studios Model Monday's

March 11, 2019

This is a FREE one hour event hosted on the second Monday of each month in 2019. Models will be provided a complimentary headshot/full body shot and the opportunity to meet in studio and cast for a variety of concepts that will be shot in 2019. News and casting call information for upcoming runway and fashion events will also be available. 

Phoenix Fashion Week Spring Into Style Model Rehearsal

March 07, 2019

Model rehearsals for Phoenix Fashion Week's Spring Into Style Spring Runway Trend Show 

Fashion Workshop by Fashion Connection & AZ Department of Education

March 01, 2019

Hosting 70 high school students with an all day fashion workshop and educational tour of the building. Angela Johnson of LabelHorde teaching fashion illustration, runway regular Diana Anghelus teaching makeup and Mari Elena Fagre and Mabel Cortez from the fabric store at FABRIC teaching textiles. 

Phoenix Fashion Week Spring Into Style Model Rehearsal

February 28, 2019

Model rehearsals for Phoenix Fashion Week's Spring Into Style Spring Runway Trend Show 

Edify Fashion Show Model Rehearsal

February 28, 2019

Model rehearsals for the Edify Fashion Show and Model Contest

Create Collective

February 23, 2019

+ Cultivate Your Inner Creative: Come meet, mix and mingle. Learn from local Tempe artists, enjoy healthy eats, drinks and exhale through yoga flow provided by CorePower Yoga. Live tunes provided by Korbe CanidaSerena Nicolle and Ellie Fern.

+ Lend a Hand: Contribute your own artistic flair by helping shape three community art projects. Meet AZ local makers & creators and shop their work.

+ Leave an Impact: Donations encouraged at the door (suggested: $10), pre-event sign-ups for yoga flow sessions on Eventbrite. Proceeds benefit the Tempe Mission Campaign.

Phoenix Fashion Week Spring Into Style Model Rehearsal

February 21, 2019

Model rehearsals for Phoenix Fashion Week's Spring Into Style Spring Runway Trend Show 

Edify Fashion Show Model Rehearsal

February 21, 2019

Model rehearsals for the Edify Fashion Show and Model Contest

Tempe Leadership Class XXXIV Mission 4 Music Casino Night Fundraiser

February 16, 2019

Tempe Leadership Class XXXIV invites you to be a guest at our ultimate game night, where students of Compadre Academy win big with a music room. Try your hand at Blackjack, spin the money wheel and mingle with friends old and new over great food and drinks. The stakes are high when music education is on the line. Proceeds will provide instruments, music stands, a sound system, instructional software and more as the school prepares to offer a music program for the first time in its history. This is a casual event. Leave your black ties and gowns at home.

Peter Kraus Fitness Bootcamp

February 02, 2019

Bringing the Peter Kraus Fitness Bootcamp to Tempe! An exciting 50 minute, full-body, fat burning, fun workout designed to be challenging yet manageable for people of ALL ages and abilities. 

OXDX Sunday Brunch College Edition

January 20, 2019

Free food, mimosas, raffles and $5 per-print charge (normally $10) Bring your college ID!
 

Shane Baker Studios Model Monday's

January 14, 2019

​This is a FREE one hour event hosted on the second Monday of each month in 2019. Models will be provided a complimentary headshot/full body shot and the opportunity to meet in studio and cast for a variety of concepts that will be shot in 2019. News and casting call information for upcoming runway and fashion events will also be available. 

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