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Textiles Blanket The Met

by Abigail Weiss, Fashion Publishing On September 16th, The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its doors to Interwoven Globe. An exploration of global textile trade between 1500 and 1800, the exhibition takes on the monumental task of creating an expansive yet accessible overview of the infrastructural elements involved in creating a trade textile; including the […]

October Student of the Month: Gayatri Jolly, AAS Fashion Design

Gayatri Jolly, who is in her second semester in the AAS Fashion Design program, has been busy. She’s been working with the ‘Adharshila Entrepreneurship Development Program’, a non-profit organization with three centers located in the slums of New Delhi, that provides various health care and vocational training programs to women, such as computer skills, tutoring, […]

Parsons on petitePARADE: Kid’s Fashion Week, Fall 2013

by Stephanie Kraeutler, Fashion Publishing Twice a year, once the fanfare of grown-up Fashion Week subsides, children walk the runway for petitePARADE and Vogue Bambini.  The showcase allows children’s wear designers to promote the fashions they will soon offer to store buyers.  During each Fall presentation, a select group of Parsons students can display their […]

@DVF: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Techie Love Triangle

by Abby Weiss, Fashion Publishing       Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. What were once daring homesteads in the Wild West of the Internet landscape, have now become powerhouses of modern communication across our global community. Like a hurricane, the online world of social media continues to drastically affect popular culture and everything in its path. […]

Scenes From the Front Row: MFA Design and Society ‘Phase 2’ Show

Written by: Susan Aguirre, MA Fashion Studies candidate, 2014 All Photographs taken from the front row by: Susan Aguirre Exaggerated shapes, grand volumes, and a focus on cut and texture were the themes behind the ‘Phase 2’ MFA Design and Society runway show this season. The 16 designers who graduated from the two-year program at […]

Fashion’s Next Act: Trend Union Forecasts for Autumn/Winter 2014-2015

by Stephanie Kraeutler, Fashion Publishing If you’ve never attended a Trend Union, you’re missing out on an exceptional experience.  This past Wednesday, Emmanuelle Linard, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the U.S. branch of Eldekoort Inc., wowed an audience of students and professors with her presentation.  Naturally, fashion students are drawn to the wealth of information […]

The Wild West Meets East N. Hoolywood

by Abigail Devries, Fashion Publishing Move over John Wayne, Daisuke Obana has arrived. The Wild West of New York City was won last Friday as Japanese brand N. Hoolywood presented an impressive Spring/Summer 2014 collection at the historic High Line Hotel. Aptly named, Two Gun Hart, N. Hoolywood’s creative director Daisuke Obana took the audience […]

New York Wears Trousers for Fashion Week

by Gabriela Rebolledo, Fashion Publishing   White, black, and fuchsia were the colors that dominated on Sunday morning in September 8th. The collection of Victoria Beckham left me speechless, with a palette that made the collection exquisite and classy. No wonder she’s always been a style icon; as a fashion designer her work consistently reflects […]

Backstage at Lincoln Center

by Roderic David, Fashion Publishing On the evening of Sunday September 8, a group of Parsons students were lucky enough to go on what is probably the most coveted field trip in town: a backstage tour of New York Fashion Week. As part of Alison Levy’s Fashion Show Production & Publicity class, students went behind […]

Project Linus

Written by:  Talia Handler When most people think of Parsons School of Design, they think about runways and sewing, intense homework assignments, and sleepless nights.  But for some professors and students, such as Assistant Professor Francesca Sammaritano, and her childrenswear class, they see the school as a way to use those learned skills in helping […]