Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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Parsons MFA Fashion Design & Society Presents Generation V

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, […]

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 […]

April 2016 Student of the Month: Sophia Demetriou

Congratulations to Sophia Demetriou, the Student of the Month for April 2016! Check out her Q&A, and work. What is your name, or any nicknames you go by? My name is Sophia Barbara Demetriou, but you can call me Soph. Where are you from? Randolph, New Jersey. What brought you to Parsons? My mom is […]

Michelle Obama Wears AAS Alum Tanya Taylor

First lady Michelle Obama wore a customized green stretch jacquard sleeveless dress by AAS Marketing alum Tanya Taylor, last Thursday, while meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau at the White House. Mrs. Obama first wore one of her dresses about 18 months ago. “Organically, she wore a dress of ours, then I showed appreciation […]

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 […]

Fashion Faculty, Greg Climer, Artist in Residence at Museum of Art and Design

Greg Climer, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, is working as an artist in residence at the Museum of Art and Design. Every Saturday till the end of May, 10am-5pm, he will be in the studios creating a short animated film. He is quilting each frame of the animation. Its a companion piece to his knitted […]