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Luxottica class/competition & winners!


Recently, an elective course for juniors in Apparel and Accessory design had been offered for students, in which they are given the opportunity for their work to be awarded prizes by Luxottica – one of the worlds’ largest manufacturers in eye-wear. The prize for first place is $10,000, while second place winners receive $4,000. Working […]

#Design4HerEducation Design Competition

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Support girls education globally and win $1000 scholarship! My Social Canvas, the NYC based company that promotes designing for a cause, has teamed up with Women1One. “Educate a girl, change the world” is the inspiration behind the graphic design competition, which asks that participants create a design for their 2015 collection. This years competition is […]

The Armory Show Opens With a Glittering Vernissage in New York.

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Written by Zijun Shi, student in Parsons Fashion Publishing class. With the arrival of March, the annual Armory Show unveiled its curtain on March 4th at Pier 92 and Pier 94 along the Hudson River in New York in a brilliant vernissage event befitting an art world spectacular. The vernissage is an exclusive a preview […]

Our first Hugo Boss Competition winners!

Hugo Boss

Over the past semester Parsons and Hugo Boss held a competition for BFA Seniors and Juniors in Fashion Design. We are proud to announce our two Junior winners and four Senior winners. As part of their prize Seniors will be receiving $10,000 each and Juniors will be receiving $5,000 each. These scholarships will provide the […]

Emily Meyer/Tea Collections Winner!

Emily Tea

Parsons was honored to collaborate with BFA Fashion Design Graduate Emily Meyer, co-founder of the children’s clothing company Tea Collection. We are proud to announce the winners of the Emily Meyer/Tea Collection childrenswear competition. The prize is $3,000 for thesis collection support and a $1,000 to travel to Tea Collection in San Francisco, CA to […]

LineaPelle Leather Scholarship


We are proud to announce the winners of the LineaPelle x Parsons Competition from this past fall. The competition curated current Senior student’s research and process for their thesis projects. The winner’s received an opportunity to select high quality leather to use in their thesis. Now they’re eagerly waiting for their leather, which has shipped […]

Upcoming ITS Competitions!


The fourteenth edition ITS Awards is alive and ready to make dreams come true with the next generation of talents in 2015! The International Talent Support (ITS) Fashion award, founded in 2002, aims to support young talent and creativity internationally. Since its inception, ITS has grown and developed new avenues to highlight student talent. This year, […]

Fusion Fashion Show Held at Tishman Auditorium

Fusion Image #2

Written by Vicky Bateman, student in Parsons Fashion Publishing Class. With a hint of spring in the air, Parsons The New School for Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held the 16th Fusion fashion show at Parson’s Tishman Auditorium this past Sunday. The annual fashion design competition, whose notable past participants have included […]

Boisbuchet Summer 2015 Workshops


Boisbuchet integrates innovative architecture and design into the splendid setting of a 19th century French country estate. They invest in a culture that respects the past and builds for the future. A dedication to research the sustainable relationship between the natural and the man-made they offer a creative environment for people of all cultures to […]

Joe’s Black Book Semi-Finalist announcement!


Recruitment and consulting firm Joe’s Black Book, who have offices in both NY and LA, is offering a design competition scholarship, awarding $10,000 each to one womenswear design student, and one menswear design student. Juniors across the United States were tasked with designing 7-8 original looks for a womens or menswear collection for Fall/Winter 2015. […]