Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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Competitions & Special Projects

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 […]

Announcing: The First Geraldine Stutz Annual Research Award 2017

Submissions are invited for the first Geraldine Stutz Annual Research Award (2016/17) for original contributions that will extend existing knowledge of New York fashion and its history, c1890-2010. Outstanding research recognition awards in the name of the late Geraldine Stutz will be made to two prize winners: one for an original written research paper, and […]

My Social Canvas #DesignHackathon

OCTOBER 1ST The competition will bring together college women studying fashion, technology, and entrepreneurship to compete for a scholarship, job shadow experience, and a behind the scenes experience at Rebecca Minkoff and Zac Posen’s shows at Fashion Week in February 2017. The students will design an iPhone case and other fashion forward tech accessories. Proceeds […]

KINDERSTEAM Volunteer Opportunities

This month, KinderSTEAM is excited to offer volunteer opportunities with two K-12 organizations in New York, BioBus and The Blue School. BioBus: The BioBus research grade mobile science lab and the BioBase research grade community science labs give(s) students a chance to learn with PhD and Masters-level scientists through their STEM programs. For more info, […]

AAS Student Ruchika Kabra is Runner Up at Fashion Fusion

Ruchika Kabra is in her second semester doing fast track here in AAS Fashion Design. She will be graduating in August 2016. Previous to her studies here at Parsons SOF, she earned a bachelors in Textile Design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, India, and worked for 5 years in handloom silk and the hand block printing industry. She has always been very passionate about […]

ITS Competition—Deadline March 21st

International Talent Support is an established and world-renowned contest launched in 2002, and has since developed into the most recognized platform to showcase and support the strongest young talents on the planet. Most importantly, it created an ever growing network that supports creativity. Many of the over 500 finalists selected now occupy key positions in the most important fashion brands […]

ARSUTORIA Footwear Scholarship—Open to Senior BFA Students

A great opportunity for Senior BFA students interested in shoe design! This scholarship will afford one Senior candidate the opportunity to attend a 13-week shoe pattern making and prototyping course in Milan (Italy), at the prestigious ARSUTORIA School. The scholarship covers full tuition and is valued at $11,700 USD in addition to lodging accommodations in […]

iD International Emerging Designer Awards 2016

 12th Annual iD International Emerging Designer Awards 2016 – Presented in partnership with the Otago Polytechnic The iD International Emerging Designer Awards is a design competition and one night show to be held on March 17, 2016 in Dunedin, New Zealand. It aims to recognize and reward innovative work by the next generation of designers. […]

CALL FOR PROJECT/EXHIBITION PROPOSAL 2016-2017 TO THE ARNOLD AND SHEILA ARONSON GALLERIES

Mission and Background: The mission of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) is to generate an active dialogue on the role of innovative art and design in responding to our contemporary world. Its critical curatorial agenda, provoked by current environmental and social challenges, reflects and advances creative research and pedagogic practices. The exhibition and […]

CALL FOR PAPERS—CUADERNO JOURNAL

Cuarderno 2016: Emerging Processes in Design Practice and Design Education COMMODITY (noun) Something that is bought and sold Something or someone that is useful or valued One that is subject to ready exchange or exploitation within a market VALUE (noun) The amount of money that something is worth; the price or cost of something Something […]