Parsons 2016 Fashion Benefit

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Congratulations to Parsons student Ruchika Kabra’s show at the Stylepointe Fashion Show


Fashion student Ruchika Kabra showcased her own collection ECRU at this year’s Stylepointe Fashion Show, a unique project exploring the relationship between Fashion and Dance. After completing her Bachelors degree in textile design from India, Ruchika worked in the field of embroideries, hand-block printing, hand-loom weaving and specialized in custom women’s wear. While working on custom […]

BFA Alumni Han Wen awarded the Fashion Scout’s Coveted SS17 Merit Award


BFA Alumni Han Wen recently won the prestigious SS16 Merit Award from Fashion Scout in London. The award has previously been won by creatives such as, ROBERTS|WOOD, Phoebe English, David Koma and Xiao Li. Han’s SS17 catwalk show was showcased at London fashion week on September 17th and was fully sponsored by Fashion Scout. His […]

Parsons Alumni: Malaika Haaning


Born and raised in Jordrup, a small village in the Southern part of Denmark, Parsons alum Malaika Haaning started her career in supply chain management, but after she had been living and working abroad she returned to school to study fashion design here at Parsons School of Design, from which she graduated in December 2015. […]

Tai Le, AAS Student on the Move


Tai Le is an AAS FD senior who’s making all the right moves. Designer of his own women’s wear brand TAILE, he recently debuted his spring 2017 collection during Vietnam Fashion Week. This summer he lectured on fashion education at the US Embassy in Hanoi, which landed him on Vietnam National TV in an interview with a top journalist. Not to […]

Announcing: The First Geraldine Stutz Annual Research Award 2017

Submissions are invited for the first Geraldine Stutz Annual Research Award (2016/17) for original contributions that will extend existing knowledge of New York fashion and its history, c1890-2010. Outstanding research recognition awards in the name of the late Geraldine Stutz will be made to two prize winners: one for an original written research paper, and […]

My Social Canvas #DesignHackathon


OCTOBER 1ST The competition will bring together college women studying fashion, technology, and entrepreneurship to compete for a scholarship, job shadow experience, and a behind the scenes experience at Rebecca Minkoff and Zac Posen’s shows at Fashion Week in February 2017. The students will design an iPhone case and other fashion forward tech accessories. Proceeds […]

Naturally Haiti in WWD


Urban Zen took the “Naturally Haiti” collection wholesale this past week at the Coterie Show at the Javitz. It was a culmination of many years of Donna Karan’s work in Haiti, and the one year anniversary of the DOT – Design, Organization and Training, that Parsons built in collaboration with Urban Zen.  Parsons graduates Margo Isadora […]

Parsons MFA Fashion Design & Society Presents Generation V


AAS Fashion Design Alum Niyi Okuboyeio Interviewed by the Village Voice


Niyi Okuboyejo enrolled in an associate’s program at the Parsons School of Design, going on to work at Oscar de la Renta before starting Post-Imperial in 2012. Now, in addition to being the chief designer, Okuboyejo handles every other aspect of the business — “sales guy, production guy, everything,” he says. “On my business card, […]

Open Studios At Parsons!


Have you ever wondered what goes on in the School of Fashion? See for yourself! Some of our AAS, BFA Sophomore, and BFA Junior studios are having open studio sessions. See below for a full schedule of classes, times, and room numbers: