Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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Economist Richard Wolff Speaks on “The True Cost”, Lecture Open To All

Economist Richard Wolff will engage with students and Professor Andrea Katz on the economic and human impact of fashion manufacturing, and will speak on the importance of Americans to re-examine our economic system. Wolff appears in the documentary The True Cost. This event will take place Tuesday March 1, at 4pm in the University Center, room UL105. […]

Dress and Emotion: A Conversation

Please join Fiona Dieffenbacher, Asst. Professor of Fashion, Parsons School of Design, for a moderated conversation about Dress, Identity and Emotion. Panelists include Patrick Hughes (Part-time Assoc. professor, Fashion & Style historian), Ronnie Raymond (Advocate for the Disabled), Roemello Velez and Deannelys Corcino (students from the High School for Fashion Industries). This event will take […]

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 […]

Call For Papers: Into the Arts

Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality through Education First Widening Participation in Arts Education Conference is Friday, 15th July 2016, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK. Does society still believe in the value of Art, Design and the creative industries? Is Art and Design seen as exclusive, concerned only with Galleries and the ‘isms’ – or does it […]

Dress & Emotion: The Exhibition

Dress & Emotion: The Exhibition showcases the cumulative results of a three-year long research project that seeks to explore the emotional and sensory act of dressing. The images and objects on display aim to depict themes of body image, identity/self-curation, representation and the messaging of dress. The opening reception will take place Thursday, February 11, […]

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]