Instead, Wills hopes to instigate a series of pop-up boutiques that reach beyond the boundaries of the Fabric Lab neighborhood, among other things. Instead of having the physical store, Id do something maybe every two months. It would be fun, and Id choose designers to fit the environment. Meaning what? Think designers who work with recycled materials, using a Whole Foods Market for a runway, or funky craft pieces showcased at the library. Or, she adds, high-end couture pieces at a museum.
But before Wills moves on to her exciting pop-up future, shes throwing one last bash, the Fabric Lab Store Closing Reception, a combination farewell party and uber-Prototype blowout, featuring a bevy of friends and favorite designers. Its a celebration of everything weve done, of all the people weve met and whove helped us and supported us. Its a chance to give back to them and at the same time explain whats going on next, she says of the event, which takes place tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. at Mod Livin', 5327 East Colfax Avenue.
Come down, pay your respects and look forward with Wills; admission is a $5 donation for the ACTS Food Bank and Resource Center. Visit www.thefabriclab.com or call 303-321-3604.
Sat., Nov. 14, 7-10 p.m., 2009