UPDATE: The winner of the challenge is Shawn Reddy. Congratulations to all the designers! **************************** Even though they have just graduated from Parsons, these alumnus were chosen to compete in a unique challenge. Fabiola Arias, Kwame Brako, Samantha Sleeper, Shawn Reddy and Freyja Van Noort presented their glamorous red carpet dress designs to Good Morning [...]
Love and Water recently sat down with Parsons Alumn Gina Ferraraccio, founder of Cri de Coeur. “Meet Gina Ferraraccio. . . “ She is slated as one to watch based on the flurry of press she’s received, and the impressive number of distribution outlets for her 100% vegan shoes. Gina is a hard working, talented [...]
February 14, 2010 – Valentine’s Day provided the backdrop to Parsons graduate, Erin Fetherston’s, Autumn/Winter 2010 runway show at Milk Studios. Seated guests, including Zoe Kravitz, Karen Elson and Whitney Port (plus entourage), were treated to pink roses, chocolate truffles and champagne. The rest of us were offered someone to cosy up to in the [...]
Monday, March 22, from 6 – 7:30 pm at 2 West 13th Street – Parsons Orientation Room/M101, 1st fl, Professionals including auction house representatives, curators, educators, exhibition designers, researchers, and writers speak with students about their career paths and answer questions about their field. Event focuses on History of Decorative Arts students’ career interests, but [...]
Monday, March 8, from 6 – 8:30 pm at Lang Hall, 55 West 13th, 2nd fl, Design and Management alumni talk about their Parsons experience, career paths, job search, day-to-day job duties and more. A great place to network, ask questions and hear invaluable advice from alumni who have been in your shoes. Panelists will [...]
Wednesday, Feb 24th, from 6- 7:30 pm at 560 – 7th Avenue at 40th Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium – Conversation with Vena Cava. Join us for an exciting conversation about how these successful designers and recent alumni started their own business. Please arrive early since space is limited. This event is open to the University community [...]
On November 11th 2008, Ann Watson, VP Fashion Director from Henri Bendel made a presentation to BFA Fashion Design Seniors unveiling the opportunity to design the iconic Henri Bendel bag and launching the Henri Bendel Accessories Award. Five finalists (Dehne Chibras, Young (Chris) Choi, Rachel Cohen, Samantha Sleeper, and Nanae Takata) were selected to work [...]
Congratulations to Alumn Robin Tomas for an award-winning men’s t-shirt design. Be sure to look for his designs in a Bloomingdale’s near you. Our Dean Simon Collins served as a judge at the third-annual design contest. Congrats to all the winners! Read the bio on Robin Tomas here, profiled on the Supima blog site.