Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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ITS Competition—Deadline March 21st

International Talent Support is an established and world-renowned contest launched in 2002, and has since developed into the most recognized platform to showcase and support the strongest young talents on the planet. Most importantly, it created an ever growing network that supports creativity. Many of the over 500 finalists selected now occupy key positions in the most important fashion brands […]

“An Accidental Revolutionary… A Fruit Bowl Manifesto” Interdisciplinary Exhibition of Fashion and Art by Andrew Cornell Robinson with Greg Climer

An Accidental Revolutionary… A Fruit Bowl Manifesto features the work of Parsons faculty Andrew Cornell Robinson who has collaborated with a dozen different artists, designers, musicians, and a poet, including fashion faculty and designer Greg Climer. Robinson explores discordant assemblages of personality, memory and history through craft. The work is comprised of a ceremonial series […]

March Student of the Month: Isabella Bowie

The March Student of the Month is Isabella Bowie! Read our Q&A with her below to learn about her experiences in the program so far and why she chose Parsons. What is your name, or any nicknames you go by? Isabella, but everybody calls me Izzy. Where are you from? I was born and raised […]

Fashion Studies Research Methods: Symposium and Book Launch

This special event brings together the contributors to the new book Fashion Studies: Research Methods, Sites and Practices (ed. Heike Jenss, Bloomsbury 2016). This new anthology provides rich and nuanced perspectives on the use and combinations of methodological approaches to explore fashion in a wide range of contexts: from everyday fashion to experimental fashion design, from […]

Fashion Faculty, Greg Climer, Artist in Residence at Museum of Art and Design

Greg Climer, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, is working as an artist in residence at the Museum of Art and Design. Every Saturday till the end of May, 10am-5pm, he will be in the studios creating a short animated film. He is quilting each frame of the animation. Its a companion piece to his knitted […]

Economist Richard Wolff Speaks on “The True Cost”, Lecture Open To All

Economist Richard Wolff will engage with students and Professor Andrea Katz on the economic and human impact of fashion manufacturing, and will speak on the importance of Americans to re-examine our economic system. Wolff appears in the documentary The True Cost. This event will take place Tuesday March 1, at 4pm in the University Center, room UL105. […]

Dress and Emotion: A Conversation

Please join Fiona Dieffenbacher, Asst. Professor of Fashion, Parsons School of Design, for a moderated conversation about Dress, Identity and Emotion. Panelists include Patrick Hughes (Part-time Assoc. professor, Fashion & Style historian), Ronnie Raymond (Advocate for the Disabled), Roemello Velez and Deannelys Corcino (students from the High School for Fashion Industries). This event will take […]

Alumna Jasmine Chong Launches her Brand this Fashion Week

Jasmine Chong graduated from AAS Fashion Marketing last May 2015 and is launching her F/W 2016 women’s collection during fashion week on February 17, 2016. Her collection embraces quiet luxury, creating meticulously crafted womenswear pieces that marry the romance of luxury detailing with the functionality of pret-a-porter. At the heart of each garment is an […]

PAFM 1500 Fashion Merchandising: Italy Information Session Dates

This summer Parsons School of Design will offer a three-credit study abroad elective course; PAFM 1500 Fashion Merchandising: Italy taught by James Mendolia, School of Fashion, full-time faculty. This course is open to matriculated degree candidates. James will host information sessions on campus as follows: INFORMATION SESSION DATES: Tuesday, February 9th  2:50-3:50PM in the University Center, […]

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 […]