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Bias: Journal of Dress Practice “Fashion + Surveillance” CFP

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Call for Submissions Eliza Dillard – Dress Practice Collective Member Publication: BIAS Journal of Dress Practice Type of publication: Academic Journal Theme: Fashion and Surveillance Deadline: January 12, 2015 BIAS Journal of Dress Practice is a yearly publication edited by The Dress Practice Collective, a student-run organization at Parsons the New School for Design. The […]

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire


  Written by: Luke Marshall Good, AAS Fashion Design Student I love death. Let me rephrase that: I love the events in life, whatever the reasons, that connect people. I admire the fortitude necessary of the spirit to face pain and suffering. I love considering artistic expressions whose goals are to assist an individual coping […]

Teslin Doud, Tory Burch Mentorship Award Recipient


  From the CFDA Blog. Congratulations to Teslin Doud on her CFDA Tory Burch Award!  Teslin is a senior at Parsons The New School for Design and her thesis collection, currently in development, is embedded with a sustainable focus and an appreciation for craft-based textile techniques. Teslin impressed her mentors with her process book – […]

Parsons Paris: News From Across the Pond


Written by Michelle Alleyne – Assistant Professor, School of Fashion NY According to the latest and greatest update on Parsons Paris from its Program Director Jasonpaul Mccarthy, it seems the French branch is fully functioning and making great headway. Nestled in one of the major areas in Paris – 45 rue Saint-Roch, Parsons Paris has […]

Jay Godfrey Visits The School of Fashion


Written by Tanya Grover – AAS Fashion Marketing Student In the financial center of New York City, sitting in his cubicle trying to dig into the backbreaking work of spreadsheets, crunching numbers, and playing the customary investment banker, Jay Godfrey realized, something was definitely and terribly bizarre – when everybody was reading financial journals on […]

The Arts of Fashion Foundation Winner!


photo: M. Synder The Arts of Fashion Foundation Recipient of the Anne Valerie Hash Award Yi Wen Lim,  Parsons AAS Fashion Design (2014) On October 28th, the Arts of Fashion Foundation attracted key figures and creative students from fashion capitals around the world to attend the annual Arts of Fashion International Student Competition Fashion Show […]

Parsons + petitePARADE

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By Francesca Sammaritano | Assistant Professor of Fashion Parsons The New School For Design Although petitePARADE / Kids Fashion Week is now in its seventh edition of bi-annual runway shows, here at Parsons we are celebrating our third year’s collaboration.  On October 18th, 2014 some of our most recent Parsons graduates, specializing in Children’s wear […]

Meet Sarah Hoshikawa, November’s Student of the Month

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Meet our November 2014 Parsons School of Fashion’s Student of the Month, Sarah Hoshikawa! Here is a Q&A we did with her and some samples of her work. We hope you enjoy getting to know Sarah, and we would like to offer her a big congratulations on all she has accomplished so far! 1. What […]

A Class Act: Professor Wevly Wilson


 by Erin Schmidt, Fashion Publishing   One would never guess that Professor Wevly Wilson was anti-fashion as a child. “I was a tomboy. I wore sneakers. Nike. I did not wear dress shoes. I was super not into shoes, so for me to be a shoe designer is kind of weird. I was really not […]

Alumnus Alexander Wang to Debut Collection with H&M November 6th


On November 6th, the collaboration between Parsons alumni Alexander Wang and H&M will hit 250 stores worldwide and online. Since 2007, the New York based designer has been pushing boundaries in the fashion industry and his brand has become famous for blending everyday wear with high fashion cuts. The collaboration has been kept under wraps […]