Wearable art. The lost traditions of hand making.
Quadrat Academy invites the greater Philadelphia community to a unique fashion event that will feature artists’ talks, a design workshop, reception and fashion shows by students and local designers.
Date: Saturday, May 4
Location: Quadrat Academy,
222 Brown St., Philadelphia, PA 19123
For questions or to participate:
This Fashion Show will showcase clothing and handmade items created by professional local artists. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet your local designers, learn the behind the scenes of the fashion makers in Philly, and see their latest innovative creations.
Participate in our silent auction with unique handmade pieces. Join us for a reception and hands on creative workshop with an innovative textile artist, Katie Nocella.
This event is designed to make fashion available to young, creative minds in a way that engages, encourage and inspires the youth in our community. We also hope to raise consciousness about the quality and sourcing of clothing we wear every day.
Suggested donation is $20, at the door.
We'd like to give a warm thank you to our sponsors:
Locally owned florist shop specializing in weddings, corporate events and other special occasions.
Avenue Red Media is a marketing and advertising agency offering a blend of interactive, video and rich media strategies.
A vegan catering company and BYO restaurant in South Philadelphia, home to public and private dinners in a sunny-hued dining room.
Free Workshop: T-Shirt Grocery Bag - for all ages!
Reception and Artists' Talk
Come make your own reusable grocery bag from a t-shirt! Bring your own t-shirt or use one of the ones we will provide. An easy family friendly DIY project, that you can repeat at home with any extra t-shirts. This is a great way to incorporate reusing your every day!
Free to participate!
Meet the Artists
Heirloom quality clothing and accessories made in house.
Pulling from her background in anthropology, Katie reconstructs clothes and jewelry that reflect the creative process and environmental connections.
Co-founder of Modern Misfits, Aubrey is an illustrator and designer inspired by 1960’s French films and glam rock.
Victoria is a weaver and fiber artist whose work concentrates on encoding messages and sequences of information into woven structures.
Nicole is an entrepreneur who started N.R.S Boutique to showcase her handmade, one of a kind designs & vintage clothing and accessories.
Originally from Brazil, Priscilla started a bridal boutique and design studio that offers brides unique experiences to design one-of-a-kind dresses and accessories.
Thanks again to our sponsors:
Founded in 2014 by Italian-born Marianna Coppola, the studio's rustic to refined style specializes in floral and event design and also offers Passyunk passersby fresh flowers daily.
1724 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
Avenue Red Media
Avenue Red is a new breed of agency - one built for the needs of today’s marketer looking for more effective ways to promote products and services in a digital world. We offer a blend of interactive, video and rich media strategies that deliver product stories with impact and clarity, and higher-levels of brand engagement, far beyond what traditional print communications can afford.
1612 Norristown Road, Maple Glen, PA