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.

January 8, 2018 daren

First-Hand Experience from Fashion Press at Parsons’s MA Fashion Studies

By Jeniffer Varela Rodríguez Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to Fashion Studies at Parsons. Students from different parts of the…

December 20, 2017 daren

MA Fashion Studies Alumni Panel: Beyond the Academy

On Thursday December 14th alumni from the MA Fashion Studies came back to campus to share their experiences in a panel titled “Beyond the Academy,”…

November 2, 2017 Danielle

Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image

STRAIGHT/CURVE: Redefining Body Image Monday, November 6th, 2017 Doors Open: 6:30pm Kellen Auditorium Ninety percent of women and young girls say they do not feel…

October 10, 2017 Danielle

Join Parsons Alumni Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler for a talk at the Met

Thursday, October 12 7:00pm The Met Fifth Avenue – The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, founders and designers of Proenza Schouler…

September 19, 2017 Danielle

Research Resources Expanded for MA Fashion Studies

The New School Libraries now subscribe to both Berg Fashion Library and Fashion Photography Archive!  Access both resources in one platform, Bloomsbury Fashion Central, a scholarly…

September 15, 2017 daren


Win a Geraldine Stutz Annual Research Award for your original contribution that will extend existing knowledge of New York fashion and its history, c1890-2010. Outstanding…

May 26, 2017 daren

Announcing BIAS Issue 5: Fashion + Celebration

The MA Fashion Studies program is pleased to announce Issue 5 of BIAS: Journal of Dress Practice, titled “Fashion + Celebration.” Editors Alani Gaunt and…

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