Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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Open Studios At Parsons!

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the School of Fashion? See for yourself! Some of our AAS, BFA Sophomore, and BFA Junior studios are having open studio sessions. See below for a full schedule of classes, times, and room numbers:

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, […]

February Student: Ben Peleg

Get to know our Februrary 2016 Student of the Month, Ben Peleg! What is your name, or any nicknames you go by? Ben Peleg Where are you from? Tel-Aviv, Israel What brought you to Parsons? A few years back, I decided to leave my career path in the world of technology (then the Israeli intelligence […]

Featured Student: Sharon Nge

Meet our Student of the Month for December 2015, Sharon Nge! The Parsons Fashion Council began the Student of the Month initiative last year in order to highlight outstanding students achievements and share them with our School of Fashion and universities’ wider community. We did a Q&A with Sharon to get to know her. Here are […]

Featured Student: Kendall Marie Warson

What is your name, or any nicknames you go by? Kendall, but my family usually calls me Kendy, and sometimes Trendy Kendy as a bit of a joke. Where are you from? Just north of San Francisco in a town called Marin. I love New York, but I am a California girl at heart! What […]

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, […]

Parsons Fashion Students Design Prototypes for Luxottica + Silent Auction for Charity

An elective course in apparel and accessory design was made available this year to juniors, and selected School of Fashion students from this class were lucky enough to have their eyewear designs manufactured by Luxottica (and previously were also awarded cash prizes for their design teams). The winning prototypes were displayed at Ilori (138 Spring St.) […]

Fashion Narrative – a new studio elective

  Fashion is an integral part of life ­– a reflection of the social mood and context. In our new class, “The Fashion Narrative” students explore the narrative of fashion, from a historical, literary, fantastical and emotional perspective. A narrative gives form and life to the object and we are excited from our first Fall […]

Classroom Event: Learn About Adobe Muse

This week our Digital Classroom Event series invited Adobe representative and designer Scott Citron to demonstrate Adobe’s beta application, Muse. The drag and drop website creation tool is built from familiar InDesign features that extends designing in print to the web. School of Fashion BFA students are currently learning InDesign to take advantage of the […]