Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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External Partnerships

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 […]

Naturally Haiti in WWD

Urban Zen took the “Naturally Haiti” collection wholesale this past week at the Coterie Show at the Javitz. It was a culmination of many years of Donna Karan’s work in Haiti, and the one year anniversary of the DOT – Design, Organization and Training, that Parsons built in collaboration with Urban Zen.  Parsons graduates Margo Isadora […]

VOGUE ITALIA SAUDI TALENTS Choose AFD Student as Winner

Congratulations to current AFD student Nora Aldamer and her company Chador who won first place in the competition – Vogue Italia Saudi Talents.  Click here to read all about it.

AAS Student Monica Singh Speaks at the UN

AAS student Monica Singh, an acid attack survivor and advocate for global and social awareness, spoke at the United Nations last month to address gender-based violence and child marriage. Recently, NBCNews.com profiled Singh, detailing her work as an advocate and co-founder of the Mahendra Singh Foundation (which provides services for acid attack survivors), as well […]

Intuit Info Session

Imagine a career where your creative inspiration can fuel BIG innovation. Year-over-year, Intuit has been recognized as a best employer and is consistently ranked on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” and Fortune World’s “Most Admired Software Companies” lists. Intuit will be visiting our campus this Thursday March 31 at 2:00pm in UL102. Those […]

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, […]

Sketchers Info Session

Sketchers will be holding an info session on campus March 10th, 3-4pm. Come meet with representatives from the brand to learn about internship and job opportunities. This event will be held in the University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, room UL 102. Registration is recommended, those interested should click here to RSVP (you must be logged in to your […]

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 […]

“An Accidental Revolutionary… A Fruit Bowl Manifesto” Interdisciplinary Exhibition of Fashion and Art by Andrew Cornell Robinson with Greg Climer

An Accidental Revolutionary… A Fruit Bowl Manifesto features the work of Parsons faculty Andrew Cornell Robinson who has collaborated with a dozen different artists, designers, musicians, and a poet, including fashion faculty and designer Greg Climer. Robinson explores discordant assemblages of personality, memory and history through craft. The work is comprised of a ceremonial series […]

Fashion Studies Research Methods: Symposium and Book Launch

This special event brings together the contributors to the new book Fashion Studies: Research Methods, Sites and Practices (ed. Heike Jenss, Bloomsbury 2016). This new anthology provides rich and nuanced perspectives on the use and combinations of methodological approaches to explore fashion in a wide range of contexts: from everyday fashion to experimental fashion design, from […]