Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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Parsons Graduate Profile: Designer Nelson Lin

Interview by Haruka Ue, Fashion Publishing Students at Parsons enjoy a wonderful studying environment and opportunities to see most talented people in the fashion industry, which also includes studying with other creative students who have zeal and talent to succeed. In the Fashion Industry Design class last semester, one of my peers wowed me with […]

Mad Men’s Costume Designer Janie Bryant Visits Parsons

by Sarah Wheeler, Fashion Publishing Parsons students and faculty recently had the pleasure of hosting guest speaker Janie Bryant at our 7th Avenue campus, located in the heart of New York’s fashion district. Bryant is an award winning costume designer having been nominated for several Emmy awards for “Deadwood,” and most notably “Mad Men.” In […]

Q&A: Micaela Erlanger and the Power of Styling

Interview by Lorena Murat, Fashion Publishing Micaela Erlanger, a native New Yorker, is one of the most successful stylists of the moment. Not only is she the hardest working person I have ever had the honor to work alongside, but she’s the best mentor and boss in the fashion industry. Micaela graduated from Parsons The New […]

Decoded: Fashion and Technology (and Posen!), Oh My.

by Celeste Yamali, Fashion Publishing Fashion may be an unlikely subject for tech geeks, but fashion’s biggest names came together at Lincoln Center in late February for a conference called “Decoded: Fashion” to collaborate ideas for apps and solutions that can be useful in the fashion industry. CFDA members, along with Conde Nast and fashion’s […]

Q&A: Jayme Cyk, Parsons Grad and Magazine Veteran

by Kristen Bateman, Fashion Publishing Once a student at Parsons (she took the AAS Fashion Marketing’s Fashion Publishing class!), now editorial assistant at Women’s Wear Daily Beauty Inc, Jayme Cyk is currently working on the magazine’s April issue, which will include her own story on Ole Henriksen skincare. Through internships at Teen Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, V Magazine, and […]

At the Met: Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity

A Review of the Newest Breakaway Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Kyera Giannini, Fashion Publishing An ingenious combination of two and three dimensional, the exhibit revolves around the introduction of contemporary fashion and modernity into art during the 1860’s-1880’s and the new class of painters who began the movement: the Impressionists.  The […]

Fashion Publishing: Writing about Fashion Vs. Writing about Beauty

by Kristen Bateman, Fashion Publishing Beauty functions much like any other fashion accessory does. Wear a statement necklace with a basic sweater to pump up the look. Wear red lipstick with jeans to totally transform that look. But when it comes to writing about fashion versus writing about beauty, how does it differ? Well, a […]

Reconstruction 3.0: Life is a Journey Performance Review

The Joffrey Ballet School, Parsons School of Design and the New Schools for Jazz and Contemporary Music teamed up to stage five short performances inspired by Louis Vuitton’s belief that “Life is a journey”…  by Kenzie Boney and Kyera Giannini, Fashion Publishing                  The Manhattan Movement and Art Center heralded Valentine’s Day Eve with […]

Drawing With Scissors: Jonathan Kyle Farmer at FW

by Amanda Seagle, Fashion Publishing Jonathan Kyle Farmer’s “5D” Fashion Sculptures Impress at His Debut Click for Kyle Farmer exhibit video. During a fashion week that Cathy Horyn had decried as, “flabby,” before even 2 days of shows had been waded through by blizzard defying, Celine-clad feet, Jonathan Kyle Farmer’s opening at the Hudson Bond […]

Clothing Cultures: Call for Submissions

Researchers need submissions from across the globe to determine the presence of a fashion network by Kyera Giannini, Fashion Publishing At the end of the Colloquia’s series of paper presentations, two professors, Doctors Carolyn Mair and Ian King of the London College of Fashion, switched up the format.  Instead of presenting a completed project they described a […]