Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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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 […]

ARSUTORIA Footwear Scholarship—Open to Senior BFA Students

A great opportunity for Senior BFA students interested in shoe design! This scholarship will afford one Senior candidate the opportunity to attend a 13-week shoe pattern making and prototyping course in Milan (Italy), at the prestigious ARSUTORIA School. The scholarship covers full tuition and is valued at $11,700 USD in addition to lodging accommodations in […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

KERING x Parsons + Empowering Imagination 4.0 finalists announced!

It is our pleasure to announce the 12 finalists for Kering +’s Empowering Imagination 4.0. Over 12 days, each finalist had a spotlight posted on See below for links to all the articles: Lucy Jones Leonid Batekhin Ethan Hon Yao Yu Emanuel Nunez Siying Qu Jon Max Goh Haoran Li Michael Yip Blair […]

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 […]