Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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The Holographic Principle: Mary Benson + Kilo Kish Show at #NYFW

Vice and Nokia present Mary Benson NYFW event at the Hole Gallery, with performance by Kilo Kish by Maggie Duffy, Fashion Publishing An event combining music, art, technology and fashion kicked off New York Fashion Week on Tuesday night, when British designer Mary Benson presented her collection launch in association with Nokia. The London-based designer’s […]

Meet Doyel Joshi, January ’14 Student of the Month

Earlier this academic year, our Fashion School Student Council put a Student of the Month program in place. Faculty have the chance to nominate exemplary students, those who have gone above and beyond and really stand for something unique and different in our community. For the coming Spring 2014 semester, due to a more than […]

Aspiring Designers Compete in TÉLIO’s National Design Competition

by Lauren Levine, Fashion Publishing How a Canadian company is supporting emerging talent in The Great White North On October 24th, 2013, our very own Director of Fashion Marketing, James Mendolia, participated on a jury panel in Montreal for the 8th annual “Canada’s Breakthrough Designers” Competition. The competition is organized by TÉLIO, a Montreal-based company […]

Alumni Interview: Giuliana Raggiani

2012 winner of Parson’s BFA Childrenswear award and founder of up and coming knitwear line Giu Giu candidly discusses the trials and tribulations of life after Parsons and starting your own business By: Kyera Giannini Edited by: Stephanie Farrell We met for coffee at Culture, a little café on 38th street with a close, comfortable […]

Desenzano: Where Nature and Luxury Walk Together

by Gabriela Rebolledo, Fashion Publishing Italy is the perfect destination for enjoying good food, fashion, history and beautiful landscapes. We always hear about the famous places like Venice, Florence, Rome, and Milano, but on Thanksgiving I had the opportunity to discover a place called Desenzano, a town in the Province of Brescia, which borders the […]

Irving Penn’s Timeless Images

 by Sarah Finn, Fashion Publishing Irving Penn (1917-2009) was always more than a magazine photographer. His still-lives and his portraits, which began appearing in Vogue as early as 1943, had established him as one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Outside the publishing world he had a solo exhibition at the Metropolitan […]

Student of the Month: Jack Burns

by Stephanie Kraeutler, Fashion Publishing Jack Burns enters Starbucks carrying a huge bolt of pricey merino wool felt.  I later learn it will be laser cut for his senior thesis with little to no waste.  His hands are stained from fabric dyeing in his textile class.  At  first glance, his clear dedication already justifies his […]

Private goes Public: On the winners of Countdown to Private Competition

by Marcela Ortiz Rubio The lights of the School of Fashion Auditorium shone bright on stage, and the audience basked as the evening unfolded. Dean Simon Collins, sitting on the platform opposite Giancarlo Giammetti, leaned forward. “What would you like people to know about Valentino that’s never been asked?” This question, written by Susej Cristina […]

Sustainable Fashion Featuring: Stella McCartney

Written by:  Kyera Giannini Edited by: Stephanie Farrell An Uncompromising Commitment to Eliminating a Brand’s Environmental Footprint With consumers vocally (and monetarily) supporting phrases like “green is the new black”, fashion designers have been scrambling to get their foot in the sustainable door.  Products made of organic cotton, sunglasses crafted from wood and tee-shirts spun […]

Perry Ellis: An American Original

by Keren Klein, Fashion Publishing The Parsons 560 auditorium was transformed, all of a sudden it looked like a real fashion event was in play. Elegant arrangements with white roses on high top tables, waiters in black attire serving perseco and cheese spreads on fancy plates. I was standing amidst legends in the industry– real […]