How Abrima Erwiah Went From Working at a SoHo Boutique to Helping Shift the Conversation Around African Luxury Fashion
She spent almost a decade at Bottega Veneta before co-founding Studio 189 with Rosario Dawson.
How Parsons's New Dean of Fashion Dr. Ben Barry Is Working to Bring Systemic Change to Fashion Education
The professor, researcher and activist shares his plan to "create what a new kind of fashion school could look like in today's world."
Covid-19 Pushes Fashion Design Schools Into an Increasingly Digital Future
Online classrooms present particular challenges for students seeking hands-on skills — but creative solutions are on the horizon.
11 YouTubers to Follow for a Firsthand Account of What Fashion School Is Really Like
One benefit of Gen Z's propensity to post everything on social media is that a number of them are documenting their college lives in vlog form.
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This Year's Parsons Grads Plan to Harness All Things Digital
From planning collections based around social networks to making fiber from money, these grads are looking to the future to make fashion a better place.
Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri Cares About Diversity, but Does He Really Get It?
Bizzarri opened up about Gucci's blackface controversy during a talk in New York this week, but wasn't able to completely assuage concerns.
Kimberly Jenkins Is Disrupting Fashion Education by Embracing Diversity and Addressing Racial Discrimination
Her new Parsons exhibit, "Fashion and Race: Deconstructing Ideas, Reconstructing Identities," considers the industry's exclusionary past while proposing a radical new future
Solange, Gucci's Marco Bizzarri and Farfetch's José Neves Honored at 2018 Parsons Benefit
The visionaries were saluted at the annual event for their leadership and innovation, as well as their commitment to sustainability.
Parsons' Class of 2018 Focuses on Sustainability and Activism
Five graduates on what the future of fashion looks like, and what their plans are post-graduation.
Anna Sui Brought Color and Whimsy to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation's Third Annual Design for Disability Fashion Show
The designer worked with students from Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute and the Fashion Institute of Technology to create collections that reflect the unique physical needs of people with disabilities.
Designing for Disabilities: How Parsons's Open Style Lab is Helping to Make Fashion Accessible
The unique nonprofit organization incubated in the famous school is dedicated to developing clothing for people of all abilities.
Rihanna, Eileen Fisher and Neiman Marcus Honored at 2017 Parsons Benefit
The industry icons were celebrated at a benefit that also served as a showcase for the class of 2017's thesis designs.
Remake Hopes to Become the Peace Corps of the Fashion Industry
The nonprofit recently flew three design students to Cambodia to show them what garment factory conditions are really like.
For a Young Designer, It Pays to Work for Other People Before (and After) Launching a Brand
The 2016 CFDA Swarovski nominees spoke to Parsons students about how they're scaling their businesses.
Plus-Size Fashion Gets Rare Curatorial Attention at New Exhibition
A new exhibit organized by NYU's costume studies program surveys the role of the plus-size body throughout fashion history.
Kate Falchi, Daughter of Late Accessories Designer Carlos Falchi, Takes Up His Legacy
Kate Falchi, the older daughter of accessories veteran Carlos Falchi, reflects on her father’s life and her new role as the brand’s president and head designer.
Cara Delevingne Acts in Chance the Rapper's New Video, Meredith Corp Acquires 'Shape'
And Mango shakes up its executive management.