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Talking Textiles Seminar: The Prize, The Seminar, The Exhibit

Since 2011, TALKING TEXTILES has been an initiative by Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano that promotes creative textiles. Exhibitions and seminars bring attention to the plight of the textile industry and educate professionals and consumers alike about the importance of fabric design today. The inaugural inspiring & educational half-day TALKING TEXTILES TREND SEMINAR is taking […]

Vanessa Friedman Joins Fashion Publishing as Its Latest Guest Speaker

Written by Zijun Shi “If you’re not willing to say when something is bad, when you say that something is good, it doesn’t matter–that’s the bottom line,” said Vanessa Friedman, The Chief Fashion Critic and Fashion Director of The New York Times, the latest guest speaker in Rebecca Suhrawardi’s Fashion Publishing last Tuesday. Vanessa’s elegance […]

Maison Kitsuné: How Gildas Loaëc and Masay Kuroki are Building a Lifestyle Brand that Transcends Geography and Genre

Image from Surface Magazine Written by Tyler L. Stafford Upon walking into a Maison Kitsuné boutique, one may be slightly confused as to the brand’s origin; a French-Japanese name, tees and sweatshirts emblazoned with French phrases, and preppy shorts and polos reminiscent of 50’s Americana. Regardless of when and where you think this brand originates, […]

The Real World: Fashion Publishing is an Unconventional Class Training Students in the Inner Workings of the Industry

Written by Zijun Shi “I am taking a course this semester, and it’s great so far!” said my friend. “What course?” I asked. “Fashion Publishing, PAFM 1121 by Rebecca N. Suhrawardi,” she replied. That was how I got to know about this course. I registered immediately having the thought it would be a more fun […]

The Armory Show Opens With a Glittering Vernissage in New York.

Written by Zijun Shi, student in Parsons Fashion Publishing class. With the arrival of March, the annual Armory Show unveiled its curtain on March 4th at Pier 92 and Pier 94 along the Hudson River in New York in a brilliant vernissage event befitting an art world spectacular. The vernissage is an exclusive a preview […]

Fusion Fashion Show Held at Tishman Auditorium

Written by Vicky Bateman, student in Parsons Fashion Publishing Class. With a hint of spring in the air, Parsons The New School for Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held the 16th Fusion fashion show at Parson’s Tishman Auditorium this past Sunday. The annual fashion design competition, whose notable past participants have included […]

Meet Raymond Natale, our Student of the Month (March 2015)

Meet our March 2015 Parsons School of Fashion’s Student of the Month, Raymond Natale! Here is a Q&A we did with him and some samples of his work. We hope you enjoy getting to know Ray, and we would like to offer him a big congratulations on all he has accomplished so far!   1. What […]

Meet Ming Peng, our December Student of the Month!

  Meet our December 2014 Parsons School of Fashion’s Student of the Month, Ming Peng! Here is a Q&A we did with him and some samples of his work. We hope you enjoy getting to know Ming, and we would like to offer him a big congratulations on all he has accomplished so far! 1. What […]

Jay Godfrey Visits The School of Fashion

Written by Tanya Grover – AAS Fashion Marketing Student In the financial center of New York City, sitting in his cubicle trying to dig into the backbreaking work of spreadsheets, crunching numbers, and playing the customary investment banker, Jay Godfrey realized, something was definitely and terribly bizarre – when everybody was reading financial journals on […]

The Arts of Fashion Foundation Winner!

photo: M. Synder The Arts of Fashion Foundation Recipient of the Anne Valerie Hash Award Yi Wen Lim,  Parsons AAS Fashion Design (2014) On October 28th, the Arts of Fashion Foundation attracted key figures and creative students from fashion capitals around the world to attend the annual Arts of Fashion International Student Competition Fashion Show […]