Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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BFA Alumni Han Wen awarded the Fashion Scout’s Coveted SS17 Merit Award

BFA Alumni Han Wen recently won the prestigious SS16 Merit Award from Fashion Scout in London. The award has previously been won by creatives such as, ROBERTS|WOOD, Phoebe English, David Koma and Xiao Li. Han’s SS17 catwalk show was showcased at London fashion week on September 17th and was fully sponsored by Fashion Scout. His […]

Parsons Alumni: Malaika Haaning

Born and raised in Jordrup, a small village in the Southern part of Denmark, Parsons alum Malaika Haaning started her career in supply chain management, but after she had been living and working abroad she returned to school to study fashion design here at Parsons School of Design, from which she graduated in December 2015. […]

AAS Fashion Design Alum Niyi Okuboyeio Interviewed by the Village Voice

Niyi Okuboyejo enrolled in an associate’s program at the Parsons School of Design, going on to work at Oscar de la Renta before starting Post-Imperial in 2012. Now, in addition to being the chief designer, Okuboyejo handles every other aspect of the business — “sales guy, production guy, everything,” he says. “On my business card, […]

AAS Fashion End of Year Exhibition—Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions for the AAS End of Year Exhibition are now being accepted. The deadline is Monday May 9th. Please read the rules and entry guidelines in the PDF below for complete details about participating and eligibility. We look forward to seeing your work!

Alumna Jasmine Chong Launches her Brand this Fashion Week

Jasmine Chong graduated from AAS Fashion Marketing last May 2015 and is launching her F/W 2016 women’s collection during fashion week on February 17, 2016. Her collection embraces quiet luxury, creating meticulously crafted womenswear pieces that marry the romance of luxury detailing with the functionality of pret-a-porter. At the heart of each garment is an […]

AAS Fall 2015 Graduation Reception

The first ever AAS Fall Graduation Reception held on December 18, 2015, was a lovely evening of live jazz by a trio of students from The School of Jazz at The New School. There was plenty of mixing and mingling making it a great time had by all. Check out 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 […]

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!

AAS Alums Make Finalists for the Woolmark Prize

The finalists for the next edition of the International Woolmark Prize (IWP) have been determined. We would like to congratulate Parsons AAS Fashion Design alums Chris Gelinas and Tanya Taylor, two of the five USA nominees for the prize in womenswear! The USA regional awards will take place in New York on July 21, 2015 and […]

Ali Schachtschneider’s “Vivorium” honored at RSA-US and featured in Dezeen

Graduating BFA student Ali Schachtschneider’s senior thesis project “Vivorium” was recently honored with multiple accolades at The Royal Society of Arts US (RSA-US) Student Design Awards, where she received the RSA Leadership Award in Textiles, the Founder’s Portfolio Award, and the Design Innovation Award after presenting her project on April 25th 2015. “Vivorium” was also published by […]