26, May 2017

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 Camila Abisambra share: "In our contemporary socio-political context, the idea of fashion in relation to Celebration is counter intuitive. Previous issues of BIAS have [ read more ... ]

21, February 2017

Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body by Francesca Granata

  Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body  by Francesca Granata is now available (IB Tauris, 2017) Please save the date for the Book Launch on March 16th at 630 pm in Wollman Hall,  Eugene Lang Building at 65 West 11th Street with the author in conversation with fashion [ read more ... ]

08, February 2017

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Glasscock of MA Fashion Studies

Part-time lecturer Jessica Glasscock is currently leading a course on Fashion Curation in the MA Fashion Studies program and works as a Research Associate at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We catch up with Jessica on a range of topics including influential reads, her current courses, and her activist roots, [ read more ... ]

19, December 2016

Joelle Firzli, MA FS ’16: The Old & New, Eccentric & Classic, Familiar & Strange

[caption id="attachment_7530" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Photo credit: DJiun Wang[/caption] Parsons ADHT's Casey Haymes sits down with MA Fashion Studies alumna, Joelle Firzli, to chat about what she's gotten up to after graduating earlier this year. Casey: Thank you for taking time to meet with me to talk about your life [ read more ... ]

17, December 2016

Catherine Smith, MA FS ‘16, Featured in Harper’s Bazaar

[caption id="attachment_7523" align="aligncenter" width="552"] The ultra-elegant  Catherine Smith, who is behind Plan de Ville, a website focused on bringing you all the things you never knew you wanted (from brands you've probably never heard of...)[/caption] MA Fashion Studies class of 2016 alumna Catherine Smith was recently [ read more ... ]

18, October 2016

MA FS Director Francesca Granata Publishes Essay “Mikhail Bakhtin: Fashioning the Grotesque Body”

Francesca Granata, Director of the MA Fashion Studies and Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Design History and Theory published an essay in Thinking Through Fashion: A Guide to Key Theorists edited by Agnes Rocamora and Anneke Smelik. The book  “aims to help them grasp both the relevance of social and cultural [ read more ... ]

06, September 2016

Fashion Studies Take(s) on Politics: ADHT Prof. Hazel Clark collaborates with MA FS Alum Molly Rottman

Molly Rottman, MA Fashion Studies '13 and current Assistant Director of Academic Communications at Parsons School of Design, co-authored with Professor Hazel Clark chapter 9 “Fashion Studies Take(s) on Politics” in the recently published book The International Politics of Fashion: Being Fab in a Dangerous World. From the [ read more ... ]

06, September 2016

Fashion Studies Take(s) on Politics: ADHT Prof. Hazel Clark Collaborates with Alumna Molly Rottman

Molly Rottman, MA Fashion Studies '13 and current Assistant Director of Academic Communications at Parsons School of Design, co-authored with Professor Hazel Clark chapter 9 “Fashion Studies Take(s) on Politics” in the recently published book The International Politics of Fashion: Being Fab in a Dangerous World. From the [ read more ... ]