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Alumna Spotlight: Gayatri Jolly


photo: Kunaal Bose Written by: Mung Lar Lam, Assoc. Program Director – AAS FM & FD Founder of her eponymous design label and a vocational nonprofit in rural India, Parsons alumna, and former co-leader of the Parsons Fashion Council, Gayatri Jolly lives a life that balances high fashion with humanitarianism.  Busy since she graduated from […]

Dress and Emotion


Please join us for the launch of Dress & Emotion, a research project led by Fiona Dieffenbacher, Assistant Professor of Fashion, along with Lucy Jones and Zhi Wei Hiu, Research Assistants. Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 Conversation: 5:30-6:30 pm  |  Launch event: 7:00 – 9:00 pm RSVP: info@dressandemotion.com Please indicate if you are planning to attend […]

Parsons & Threadless Design Challenge 2014

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Written by: Maura Jurgrau, Assistant Professor Fashion Design / Coordinator, BFA Junior Visual Communication Parsons and Threadless, the leading online community of artists and an e-commerce website, teamed up this semester to embark on a design challenge. BFA juniors from the School of Fashion explored the tee shirt as a “universal meme”. They focused on […]

AAS December Graduate Reception


Congratulations to the December Graduates in AAS Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing! Hosted by Director, Timo Rissanen, and Assoc. Director, Mung Lar Lam, a graduate reception was held on December 12, 2015 for students, and their friends and families.  On hand to wish the graduates well were School of Fashion’s Dean, Simon Collins, faculty, and […]

Meet Ming Peng, our December Student of the Month!

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

Coco Rocha x Simon Collins – In Conversation & Live Drawing – December 7th


Parsons Students and Faculty are invited to join supermodel Coco Rocha and Dean of Fashion Simon Collins for a 30 minute conversation followed by a live drawing session, as Coco Rocha poses for students as in her upcoming book “Study of Pose: 1000 Poses by Coco Rocha.” Both events will take place at 7PM on […]

AAS Programs Live Chats – Online Info Session


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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 – […]