Fashion Studies MA

In this groundbreaking MA program, students engage with the evolving field of fashion studies. Using an interdisciplinary approach, they explore fashion as object, image, text, practice, theory, and concept and develop a critical understanding of fashion and its complex global intersections with identities, histories, and cultures in the contemporary world.

October 16, 2019 Danielle

Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Context Released Oct. 17th

Fashion and Materiality: Cultural Practices in Global Context, a new book co-edited by Heike Jenss, associate professor of Fashion Studies at Parsons and Viola Hofmann, lecturer at TU Dortmund…

October 8, 2019 Danielle

ADHT Dean, Rhonda Garelick, Joins Bard Graduate Center for BGC Late: Jazz & Conversation in the Gallery

BGC LATE: JAZZ & CONVERSATION IN THE GALLERY: WOMEN DESIGNERS: CHANEL, LANVIN, BOUÉ SŒURS AND JEANNE PAQUIN Bard Graduate Center Gallery 18 West 86th Street…

October 8, 2019 Danielle

MAFS Faculty, Hazel Clark, Joins Columbia’s Panel for Kilomet109: Women, Modernity, & Sustainable Fashion in Contemporary Vietnam

Thao experimenting with natural dyes in her studio, photo, Julie Vola via kilomet109.com KILOMET109: WOMEN, MODERNITY, & SUSTAINABLE FASHION IN CONTEMPORARY VIETNAM Columbia University Weatherhead East…

October 8, 2019 Danielle

MAFS Faculty, Christina Moon, on Forever 21 Bankruptcy Case

Image via WashingtonPost.com Christina Moon, Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies in the School of Art and Design History and Theory here at Parsons School of Design, was…

September 25, 2019 Danielle

Playing The Auditorium – Kabir Carter

Playing The Auditorium Kabir Carter October 2, 2019, 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM The Auditorium (Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall) The New School, 66 West 12th…

May 3, 2019 Danielle

2019 ADHT Graduate Student Symposium

At Parsons, we celebrate curiosity and critical thinking. Every path taken broadens our perspectives. Welcome to The 2019 Parsons Festival ADHT Graduate Symposium Nexus: An…

December 3, 2018 Danielle

Fighting for Visibility in Fashion from the Lecture Hall

(Photo attributed to Sarah Rocco for The New School) For too long, fashion has been living in its own post-racial bubble. When countless models of…

November 7, 2018 Danielle

Fashion Installation: Body, Performance, Scene, Show, and Air

Fashion Installation: Body, Performance, Scene, Show, and Air Wednesday, November 14th 6pm U L105 63 5th Avenue Drawing on the soon-to-be published book, Fashion Installation:…

November 6, 2018 Danielle

Call For Submissions: BIAS, Journal of Fashion Studies

BIAS, The Journal of Fashion Studies Parsons The New School for Design Call for Submissions: “Fashion & Time” Parsons’ BIAS, The Journal of Fashion Studies…

October 26, 2018 Danielle

“Embodying Heaven.” A Conversation with Jessica Glasscock on Curating the Space Between Fashion & Faith

“Embodying Heaven.” A Conversation with Jessica Glasscock on Curating the Space Between Fashion & Faith Written by Emilia Jane Boulton & Diana Yichu Cao Like…

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