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    SHERRI BARRY

    Co-Founder: FABRIC and FABRIC Tempe

    President: AZ Fashion Source and Reusa

    Sherri is a fashion design entrepreneur. She started her career at Brown Shoe Company, where she quickly moved up the ranks to become Vice President of Operations, opening over 300 retail locations across the country. Sherri left the corporate world in pursuit of becoming an entrepreneur. She then earned a Master of Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Shortly after getting her Masters Degree, Sherri started an apparel company. The struggles of manufacturing in California ignited her passion for creating a reliable local resource for emerging designers. In 2016, Sherri founded Arizona Fashion Source, a small-batch apparel manufacturer, and Events at FABRIC, a fashion venue hosting a wide variety of corporate and private events. She also co-founded FABRIC, a full-service fashion incubator with its own sustainable PPE brand called Reusa, as well as FABRIC Tempe, a 501(c)(3) non-profit supporting emerging designers.

     

    Sherri is a recipient of the following awards and recognitions:

    Business Woman of the Year - Tempe Chamber of Commerce

    Business Community Impact Award - Downtown Tempe

    Fast Lane Award – AZ Bio

    Sustainability Award - ASU President Michael Crowe

    Disability Award/Employee of the Year – City of Tempe Mayor

    Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program Award - AZ Department of Environmental Quality

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    ANGELA JOHNSON

    Co-Founder: FABRIC and FABRIC Tempe

    CEO: LabelHorde

    Designer: Angela Johnson Designs

    ARIZONA FASHION INDUSTRY LEADER AND INSIDER, FASHION HUMANITARIAN, FASHION DESIGNER, FASHION EDUCATOR, AND EMERGING DESIGNER SPECIALIST/CONSULTANT

     

     

    Angela Johnson is an award winning, eco-friendly clothing designer and champion for the Arizona fashion industry. She is best known as the Co-Founder of AZ’s fashion incubator FABRIC and for creating upcycled ball gowns from “thrifted” T-shirts under her eponymous fashion brand Angela Johnson Design. Angela is also founder of Arizona’s fashion industry directory LabelHorde and Co-Founder of the non-profit 501-c3 FABRIC Tempe.

     

    Angela got her start in L.A. working in design and production for X-Large Manufacturing, the line owned by Mike Diamond of the Beastie Boys and X-Girl, the line owned by Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth.  In the mid 1990’s she co-owned Monkeywench, a board sports inspired collection with Days of Our Lives actress Christie Clark that was featured in Seventeen Magazine and worn by celebrities such as Tori Spelling on 90210, Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christina Applegate and more.

     

    Angela is a recipient of the following awards and recognitions:

    Business Community Impact Award - Downtown Tempe

    Outstanding Women in Business - Phoenix Business Journal

    Fast Lane Award – AZ Bio

    Fashion Humanitarian - The Garment League

    Sustainability Award - ASU President Michael Crowe

    Disability Award/Employee of the Year – City of Tempe Mayor

    Athena Award Finalist - Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

    Voluntary Environmental Stewardship Program Award - AZ Department of Environmental Quality

    Rising Star - Fashion Group International of Arizona

    Artist of the Year - Scottsdale Cultural Council’s Chairman’s Committee

    Best Local Fashion Designer - Arizona Foothills

    Chicest Local Designer - 944 Magazine

     

    Angela has taught fashion classes at ASU, MCC, Collins College, AiPX, NSAA and LabelHorde and is also a fashion business consultant to hundreds of Arizona designers and students.  She has been featured in countless books, magazines and television/internet programs. She was also the Regional Director of the non-profit Fashion Group International of Arizona for 2014-2017.

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