Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

Previous: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

Research & Pedagogy

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, […]

Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré Digital Archive Presentation

Rita Airaghi, Director and General Manager of Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré, will introduce the digital archives for fashion design research and provide an overview of how to navigate the website. The digital archive enables students, scholars and faculty the opportunity to examine and experience Gianfranco Ferré’s fashion work in an effective and hands-on way. This presentation, […]


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 […]

TRAILBLAZERS: 17th Annual New York Fashion Conference

Trailblazers is the 17th Annual New York Fashion Conference organized by Initiatives in Art and Culture. Speakers in 2015 include Andrew Bolton, François Girbaud, Pat Cleveland, Robin Givhan, Mickey Boardman as well as School of Fashion faculty Timo Rissanen and Gabi Asfour. The event will take place at different times on Friday November 13th, and […]


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 […]

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 […]

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

  Written by: Luke Marshall Good, AAS Fashion Design Student I love death. Let me rephrase that: I love the events in life, whatever the reasons, that connect people. I admire the fortitude necessary of the spirit to face pain and suffering. I love considering artistic expressions whose goals are to assist an individual coping […]

The 2014 GAMMA Luxury Brand Management Forum

The 2014 Global Alliance of Marketing & Management Associations (GAMMA) Luxury Brand Management Forum will be held at the Chang Ki Won International Conference Hall, Yonsei-Samsung Library, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea on April 28th, 2014. This year’s theme “The Role of Service Technology in Global Luxury Brand Management” will engage speakers who are […]

The Scholarship of Teaching: What’s the Problem?

This past February, colleagues from across The New School gathered to attend the “What is Peer Review?” event hosted by the Parsons App0intment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT) and led by Robert Kirkbride (SCE). This all-day, peer-to-peer mutual mentoring event included an afternoon session that examined the Scholarship of Teaching, originally developed by Ernest Boyer […]