American Apparel Flea Market

SxSW Flea Market (flea market photo courtesy of i The Cobrasnake/i)

SxSW Flea Market (flea market photo courtesy of The Cobrasnake)

Hey you SXSWers!

American Apparel is hosting one of their famous Flea Market events, running Thursday, March 19 through Saturday, March 21 of Music.

American Apparel is the largest clothing manufacturer in the United States. It is a vertically-integrated clothing manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer that also performs its own design, advertising, and marketing. The company is known for a number of progressive policies including promoting immigrant rights and labor policies the company dubs “sweatshop free.” (

The AA Flea Market will be two blocks west of the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Hotel and two blocks south of the heart of 6th Street at the American Youthworks building on 4th and San Jacinto (216 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701).

What to expect:

  • discounted merchandise for boys and girls, and
  • open to the public from 11am-8pm each day
  • unique samples
  • basic favorites at super low prices
  • live DJ sets and music by Viva Radio
  • ice cream and refreshments

Rock out while you shop for sweet deals, and get ready for a new take on the SXSW Day Party.

Posted by Meera Rajagopalan


5 responses to “American Apparel Flea Market

  1. Wow Meera this is awesome! I am thinking about coming back in town Saturday and this will definately factor into my plans. They have the softest Tshirts ever. And getting a discount is all the better!

  2. You totally should! Get a little shopping in for me! 🙂 Too bad I don’t back until Sunday.

  3. Great post! I’ve never heard of this! I bet it’s going to be crowded! Thank you for the head’s up!

  4. Gosh, I am so sad I didn’t get to make it to this! It sounded awesome! Hopefully someone in class got to go!

  5. Yea I hate to have missed it too! Apparently everyone was there, downtown was one big throng.

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