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August 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

FABRIC Fest 2021


Shop local fashion brands and support two local non-profits

Tempe, Arizona, August 12, 2021 – On August 28th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, fashionistas can support local businesses, benefit two non-profits, and shop for unique, locally-made fashion and accessories at the FABRIC Fest pop-up marketplace. FABRIC Fest is a fun, immersive shopping experience that takes place inside of the non-profit Tempe fashion incubator, FABRIC located at 132 E. Sixth Street, Tempe, AZ 85251. RSVP for this free event online at https://fabricfest2021.eventbrite.com

Vendors at FABRIC Fest are local businesses that make niche products including Tucson’s Laura Tanzer, Heights Apparel, Leetie Lovendale, Adea, Liv Tall, and more. In addition to these brands, shoppers will also get the opportunity to support two non-profit organizations. Friends of Phoenix Public Art and FABRIC Tempe are fundraising together through fashion by offering locally made athletic and loungewear. All sales of these products will be split between the two non-profit organizations. 

“The pandemic has been a challenge for everyone. What better way to boost your mood than with a little retail therapy,” said Oscar De las salas, FPPA board member and local fashion personality. “Get yourself a chic new outfit, support local fashion brands, and benefit two non-profits by purchasing unique clothing and accessories at our upcoming FABRIC Fest!”


FABRIC Tempe www.FabricTempe.com is a non-profit that provides apparel entrepreneurs with training, guidance, innovative industry resources, and access to no-minimum and on-demand manufacturing, so they can build sustainable fashion businesses domestically. Long-term, the organization aims to build upon this work in a way that establishes Arizona as a modern fashion industry capital by creating a tech-based, sustainable, closed-loop ecosystem that attracts and supports direct-to-consumer apparel brands. For more information, please visit FABRICIncubator.com. 

Friends of Phoenix Public Art is a nonprofit organization formed in 2015 to educate the public about the City of Phoenix public art program and collection, as well as advocate for, and provide supplemental funding for maintenance and preservation of public art. Friends raises funds for these three, specific purposes. With the City’s public investment for more than 30 years in vibrant public art, Friends is committed to maintaining and maximizing this investment, fulfilling its mission through fundraising and community outreach efforts.

Friends of Phoenix Public Art focuses on four areas of tax-deductible, nonprofit fundraising support dedicated to supplementing the City’s limited maintenance budget and supporting vibrant Phoenix public art programs contributing to quality of life and economic vitality of our city:


§  Gallery @ City Hall and Public Art Educational Programs,

§  Site-Specific Public Art Maintenance,

§  Portable Works Preservation, and

§  Innovative Temporary Public Art Installations.


August 28
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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