We're flattered to have received such a great reception and kind words from the City of Tempe, the State of Arizona and the greater fashion community. Below is a selection of awards, recognition and press we've received over the years.

Biden Harris visit FABRIC
Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President

Awards & Recognition


Biden/Harris visit FABRIC

AZ Bio Fast Lane Award


Greater Phoenix Chamber's Athena Award Finalist - Co-Founder Angela Johnson

Tempe Chamber Business Woman of the Year - Co-Founder Sherri Barry

ASU President's Award for Sustainability for TCH Banner Bag Program

Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program Award - AZ Department of Environmental Quality


Fashion Humanitarian Award - Co-Founder Angela Johnson

Phoenix Business Journal's Outstanding Women in Business - Co-Founder Angela Johnson


Tempe Mayor's Disability Award - Employer of the Year

Downtown Tempe Business Community Impact Award



12/14/20 Frontdoors announces 500K Medical Gowns made by FABRIC

12/14/21 AZ Big Media announces 500K Medical Gowns made by FABRIC

12/14/21 What They Think announces 500K Medical Gowns made by FABRIC

12/14/20 FABRIC Tempe: A New Beginning featured in What They Think!

1/1/21 FABRIC is included in article about Gerber Technology donating PPE

12/14/20 FABRIC Tempe: A New Beginning featured in What They Think!

12/4/20 ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism student video on sustainable PPE manufacturing by Kasey Brammell and Sedona  Meadows

12/3/20 The Chic Mag

12/1/2 In Business Magazine

11/17/2020 The Hill article on Domestic PPE production mentions FABRIC’s efforts to make PPE

10/30/20 Tempe State of the City features FABRIC twice (16:40 in and 33:20 in)

10/14/20 BBC coverage of Biden Harris visit to AZ including FABRIC

10/9/20 Biden and Harris visit FABRIC follow up interview with Ch. 3 News

10/8/20 Biden and Harris visit FABRIC AZ Central coverage

9/21/20 Christopher J Apparel appears on Fox 10 at FABRIC

9/18/20 AZ Bio Fast Lane Award on ABC15 

9/15/20 Enterprise Bank & Trust Stories of Community Impact

9/16/20 CW61 shows AZ Bio Awards featuring FABRIC as recipients of the AZ Bio Fast Lane Award

6/26/20 Fashionpreneur Podcast

6/1/20 KJZZ on NPR

5/27/20 ShoutoutAZ:

2/6/20 East Valley Innovates video with Mayor Mark Mitchell featuring FABRIC  

2/4/20 GoDaddy features FABRIC in Icons of our Tribe  

1/16/20 ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts article about sustainable fashion featuring FABRIC’s role in moving the industry toward sustainability

1/24/2020 Angela and Sherri featured on SuccessLab Podcast:  Paving the Way for the Fashion Industry in Arizona,

1/22/20 Frontdoors Magazine article titled “AZ Apparel Foundation Awards 6 Local Designers Designer in Residence Scholarship Opportunities”

1/17/20 FABRIC Co-Founder Sherri is quoted in ASU Now article 


ASU W.P. Carey News article about FABRIC Co-Founder Sherri Barry's vision of the customized, environmentally friendly future of fashion (9/6/19)

Phoenix Magazine article about Designer in Residence fashion show Cultivate (7/26/19)

Relentless Talk Radio Interview (716/19)

Front Doors Cover Story (3/19)

ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. The Guidebook: How to Design the Future (3/19)


Front Doors story on the fashion scene in AZ (11/5/18)

Giving In Style coverage of FABRIC’s 2 Year Anniversary Party Project Runway showcase (11/1/18)

Phoenix Business Radio X Interview with FABRIC co-founders and AAF board chair (10/20/18)

Elevate AZ (Fall 2018)

Java magazine coverage of Cultivate ShowOctober 2018 Modern Luxury Scottsdale coverage of Project Runway designers at FABRIC (October 2018)

AAF Co-Founder Angela Johnson featured on Phoenix Business Radio to discuss Living Brave book featuring Angela’s role in co-founding FABRIC (9/2018)

Fox 10 LabelHorde Fashion Camp coverage (7/23/18)

AZ PBS Walter Cronkite News LabelHorde Fashion Camp coverage (7/18)

Article by Gloria Feldt ,New York Times bestselling author and co-founder and president of Take The Lead, a nonprofit women’s leadership organization, titled The FABRIC Of Our Lives: 5 Lessons From Fashion Incubator Co-founders (6/26/18)

Front Doors Media article on AZ Eco Fashion Week reFABRICate fashion show (5/3/18)

Inspired Media 360 Carey Pena and Tyler Butler discuss FABRIC (5/2/18)

Phoenix Business Journal article on local brand LoveOverH8 mentions F.A.B.R.I.C. (5/18)

Cronkite News (4/24/18)

Phoenix Business Journal Outstanding Women in Business award for FABRIC co-founder Angela Johnson (4/18)

ASU State Press Article on AZ Eco Fashion Week (4/11/18)

ASU NOW (4/4/2018)

Green Living Magazine coverage of AZ Eco Fashion Week (3/1/18)

Voyage Phoenix Magazine (2/23/18)

AZ Family coverage of TCH Banner project (2/13/18)

Ch. 12 News TCH ASU Banner project (1/23/18)

AZ Family Ch. 3 Good Morning AZ Jaime’s Local Love feature (1/3/18)


KJZZ Radio (12/11/17)

RedbookAZ article (12/1/17)

Metiza (12/6/17)

ABC 15 coverage of TCH enclave making bags from recycled banners for ASU’s sustainability school through the support of AAF at FABRIC (12/1/17)

Voyager Phoenix (11/17/17)

Phoenix Magazine (12/17/17)

Phoenix Business Journal (9/29/17)

City of Tempe Newsroom (10/5/17)

ABC15 (9/28/17)

Good Morning Arizona (9/28/17)

Fox 10 Arizona Morning (9/28/17)

TechAZ (9/22/17)

AZ Foothills (9/21/17)

ABC 15 (9/1/17)

Entrepreneur Magazine (7/21/17)

Ch. 12 News (7/17/17)

East Valley Tribune (6/19/17)

YurAZ on Cox Angela’s feature Sherri’s feature (6/30/17)

Ch. 3 and 5 (5/26/17)

Fox 10 News (5/17)

Spot 127 (5/8/17)

Phoenix Business Journal (4/21/17)

Maricopa Now TV (4/17/17)

AZ Red Book (3/22/17)

State Press (1/23/17)

Arizona Horizon on PBS or cued up at 8 minutes and 50 seconds (1/17/17)


Urbanite Runway (12/20/16)

LA Fashion Snob (1/12/16)

Fox 10 (12/12/16)

Ch. 5 and Ch. 3 news (12/12/16)

Fox 10 (12/9/16)

KJZZ (11/16)

City of Tempe Mayor's State of the City address (11/16)

East Valley Tribune (10/26/16)

CW6 (10/16)

Wrangler News (9/22/16)

Fox 10 (9/16/16)

ABC15 News coverage (9/16/16)

Phoenix Business Journal (9/16/16)

KTAR (9/16)

Phoenix Business Journal (9/12/16)

KJZZ (9/12/16)

Luca Magazine (9/16)

Phoenix New Times (9/16)

Blasting News (7/25/16)