March 12 Pop-up

Location: The Sewing Center

Designers: Byrd & Blue, ANRI, Nina Winter, Kara of Shop Risky (guest)

Vendors: Malissa Long Wear, Moth & Rust, TISSU Sewing Studio

Photographers: Chase Me If You Can Productions, Lucky Photo, Odyssey Photography

First event of the year is focused on sewing, textiles, and fashion education at The Sewing Center (2407 W 13th St) with booths featuring different ways to transform textiles and where to learn how from our local shops and studios. We're starting off the year where it all starts: at your local sewing shop.

 
 

April 2 Pop-up

Location: WSU McKnight Art Center

Designers: ANRI, Dummy Apparel Company, Hot and Bothered, Lynn Vuong,
YBG Studios (guest), Milkweed Clothier (guest)

Food provided by: Mokko Cuisine
Live performance by: Sonalli Kurlekar

Photographers: Lucky Photo, Odyssey Photography, Scott Huynh Design

 
 

May 13 Pop-up

Location: CityArts

Designers: Malissa LongAshley KnepperThomas Cottner, Christopher Gulick, ANRI
YBG Studios (guest), Milkweed Clothier (guest)

Food provided by: Comais Place and Mokko Cuisine
Live performance by: yae, Dark Unicorn, Marrice Anthony

Photographer: Darrin Hackney Photography

An immersive art event in downtown Wichita on Friday the 13th with CityArts featured artists in the gallery, live music performances, and teasers from our local designers.

 
 

June 25 Pop-up

Location: CityArts

Designers: Meet the Challenge, Sydney Lenox, Thomas Cottner

Live performance by: Yane Fox

Vendors & Artists: Jenny Dawn Cellars, Boutique Five, SB Myndful, Bringing it Black, Sheldon Draper, Dominique Joiner

Photographers: J Renee Photography, Ruby Ann Photography

Videographer: Scott Huynh Design

In collaboration with Mulberry Art Gallery, we celebrated Juneteenth with art & fashion by Meet the Challenge mentees and ICT Fashion Tour Designers. Attendees were able to shop, view art, and fashion from black artists and creatives.

 
 

July 16 Pop-up

Location: Happy Acres Ranch

Designers: Sydney Lenox, Nina Winter, Yvi Tovar (Home Girl Threads), Brooke Wallace (guest)

Food provided by: Happy Acres Ranch and Mokko Cuisine
Live performance by: Elliott Ray

Caricature Art by: Alec Lang (Capybara Caricatures)

Photographers: Darrin Hackney Photography, ZWade Photo

Attendees at Our fashion showcase on the farm had a lovely experience enjoying nature, picnicking with family and friends, and of course hanging out with the miniature animals on the ranch. Throughout the event, we enjoyed the romantic guitar tunes and caricatures while watching fashion summer fashions from our local designers.