Parsons 2016 Fashion Benefit

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Tai Le, AAS Student on the Move

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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

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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

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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

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AAS Fashion Design Alum Niyi Okuboyeio Interviewed by the Village Voice

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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!

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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:

AAS Fashion End of Year Exhibition—Now Accepting Submissions

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Submissions for the AAS End of Year Exhibition are now being accepted. The deadline is Monday May 9th. Please read the rules and entry guidelines in the PDF below for complete details about participating and eligibility. We look forward to seeing your work!

VOGUE ITALIA SAUDI TALENTS Choose AFD Student as Winner

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Congratulations to current AFD student Nora Aldamer and her company Chador who won first place in the competition – Vogue Italia Saudi Talents.  Click here to read all about it.

AAS Student Monica Singh Speaks at the UN

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AAS student Monica Singh, an acid attack survivor and advocate for global and social awareness, spoke at the United Nations last month to address gender-based violence and child marriage. Recently, NBCNews.com profiled Singh, detailing her work as an advocate and co-founder of the Mahendra Singh Foundation (which provides services for acid attack survivors), as well […]