Parsons 2015 Fashion Benefit

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Eileen Fisher Social Innovator Award Winners 2015

Image by Carmen Gama

EILEEN FISHER & CFDA ANNOUNCE WINNERS FOR THE 2015 SOCIAL INNOVATOR AWARD    In partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), Eileen Fisher, Inc. announced the 2015 winners for the SOCIAL INNOVATOR AWARD: Teslin Doud , Carmen Gama and Lucy Jones, all three BFA ’15. In its inaugural year, the EILEEN FISHER SOCIAL […]

Chinese Art and Western Fashion: An East-West Dialogue Held at The Met

Photo credit: Zijun Shi

  by Zijun Shi It was a brilliant Sunday afternoon on June 21st when The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomed an exciting panel to discuss Chinese art’s influence on Western fashion in complement the current China: Through Looking Glass exhibition. Three dominant thought leaders on the topic—Chinese fashion designer Vivienne Tam, Maxwell K. Hearn, Chairman […]

2015 AAS Graduation Speech

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The School of Fashion invited Gayatri Jolly, a fall 2014 graduate from the AAS Fashion Design program, to share her reflections with the graduating students in AAS Fashion Design and AAS Fashion Marketing at the recognition ceremony on May 21, 2015. Gayatri came to Parsons with a business degree and a career in consumer products. […]

Fashion Publishing Comes to a Close

Fashion Publishing Title Page

Fashion Publishing is an intensive workshop course focused on the written word while delving into all the facets of the publishing industry. From feature writing to social media content calendar creation, students are taught–via practical assignments, several industry guest speakers, and news-based lectures–the functions of this vast and important part of the fashion industry. Guest […]

Project Linus: Now In Its Fifth Year

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    In 2011, the Fashion and Mentoring group established a worthwhile tradition; a sustainable way to give back to the community, while utilizing materials, resources, as well as the students and teacher’s talent. Students and faculty met during the last week of school in the studio classrooms, where they gathered leftover fabrics and worked […]

A design key conversation with Lucy Jones

Photograph Credit - Yasmina Karrakchou

By Shriya Chandrasekhar   “The whole body has changed!”, exclaims Lucy Jones, a young fashion designer from Wales, with strong design aesthetics acquired and tested from Parsons The New School for design, New York. Her work and years of research, titled ‘Seated Design’ , dwells deeper into the conversations we need to have as a society […]

Parsons Fashion Benefit 3pm Runway Show


You are invited to celebrate the work of our fashion graduates at a runway show on May 19th! With host Mickey Boardman (Editorial Director, PAPER Magazine) and special guest Ximon Lee (Parsons alumnus and winner of the H&M Design Award 2016), the runway show will showcase the top collections of the BFA Fashion and Design […]

Parsons Festival 2015 Happening Now Until May 22


The Parsons Festival is an annual series of art and design events in which cutting-edge student work is presented to the Parsons community and the public. It is currently on view, and running until May 22. Click here for more information and a complete schedule of events. We hope to see you there!

Saks Fifth Avenue Window and Interior Showcase of Student Collections + Cocktail Party

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We are pleased to extend an invitation to attend the cocktail party on Thursday, May 21st, 6:30-8:00pm at Saks Fifth Avenue (611 Fifth Avenue) to celebrate the class of 2015! The interior showcase on the 2nd floor will be on display from May 21st to May 26th, and the window showcase will be on display […]

BFA Senior Fashion Exhibition this weekend!

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The BFA senior fashion exhibition is this weekend! See the poster below for details: