Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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PAFM 1500 Fashion Merchandising: Italy Information Session Dates

This summer Parsons School of Design will offer a three-credit study abroad elective course; PAFM 1500 Fashion Merchandising: Italy taught by James Mendolia, School of Fashion, full-time faculty. This course is open to matriculated degree candidates. James will host information sessions on campus as follows: INFORMATION SESSION DATES: Tuesday, February 9th  2:50-3:50PM in the University Center, […]

The AAS Social!

The AAS Holiday Social took place this past Wednesday, and a good time was had by all! We’ll do another AAS Social next semester. Stay tuned for details. Scroll through some of the images below to see the event for yourself:

Parsons + petitePARADE

By Francesca Sammaritano – Assistant Professor of Fashion, Parsons School of Fashion We are happy to celebrate petitePARADE – Kids Fashion Week – the bi-annual runway show now in its ninth edition. We are grateful that our Parsons fashion design graduates have been featured in this event for the fourth year in a row! On October […]

Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré Digital Archive Presentation

Rita Airaghi, Director and General Manager of Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré, will introduce the digital archives for fashion design research and provide an overview of how to navigate the website. The digital archive enables students, scholars and faculty the opportunity to examine and experience Gianfranco Ferré’s fashion work in an effective and hands-on way. This presentation, […]

AAS Programs Live Chats – Online Info Session

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Working Hard, Studying Online

Meet Camille Z.  Camille is about to graduate from the Fashion Marketing program, and has uniquely studied both online when she lived in Austin, Texas and now on campus after moving closer to NYC, in the Fall of 2012. Meet Jon M.  Jon lives in Boston, Massachusetts and gave up his former career, to pursue […]

Studying Fashion Merchandising in Italy

What better way to learn about fashion merchandising and design, than from the masters in Italy.  This past summer,  Parsons School of Fashion and Design & Management students enrolled in James Mendolia’s “Fashion Merchandising: Italy” course, and spent two weeks learning through online and onsite lectures, experience and hands-on activities. Through organized excursions throughout Florence, […]

Summer 2012 course-Fashion Industry Now: Paris

Bonjour! Haven’t made your plans for Summer 2012 yet? Why not take a 2-week intensive Fashion Industry Now: Paris course.  The course is open to both degree and non-degree seeking students.  Anyone interested in getting to know the city of Paris as a fashion insider, will want to check out this exciting course. COURSE DESCRIPTION: […]

PAFM 1080- Merchandising Workshop

This course enables fashion students the opportunity to work together in an environment that simulates the daily activities of a designer and merchandiser within a fashion company. Through weekly hands-on exercises, i.e. color forecasting, trend spotting and editing, students work to produce a collection for the up-coming season.

PAFM 1182- New York Trend Spotting

New York City is known as the fashion capital of the world. The retailers of Madison Avenue, SOHO, Harlem, and NOLITA, as well as people watching on the streets of NYC are a merchandiser’s greatest trend resource. This course focuses on fashion forecasting, competitive retail analysis and trend forecasting. Through lectures and weekly field assignments, […]