07, September 2023

Congratulations to MAFS Alumni ’16, Joelle Firzli

Congratulations to MAFS Alumni '16, Joelle Firzli We are thrilled to announce that MAFS Alumni, Joelle Firzli, has been awarded the 2023 TSA Research Travel Grant. This award supports individual TSA members in textiles research-related travel—local, regional, and international of any type, specifically for the in-person study of [ read more ... ]

03, September 2021

MAFS ’21 Alum, Iesha Coppin-Forde has been featured in the FIDM Museum Newsletter

MAFS '21 Alum, Iesha Coppin-Forde has been featured in the FIDM Museum Newsletter: "Iesha Coppin-Forde’s internship nightlights the Afro-Caribbean experience" "Iesha Coppin-Forde, our Lori and Sal Santamaura 2021 Summer Study Grant intern, is a recent graduate of the School of Art and Design History and Theory at Parsons [ read more ... ]

16, December 2020

Working in Fashion / Studies: MAFS Alumni and Career Panel

  Working in Fashion / Studies  MA Fashion Studies Alumni & Career Panel   In recognition of the launch of our MA Fashion Studies program ten years ago, as the first masters of arts program of its kind at Parsons School of Design in New York, we recently hosted a special zoom event in which we met with [ read more ... ]

15, December 2020

The New Literary Review and Theory of Fashion present: Francesca Granata, Experimental Fashion

Credit: Garment designed by Nina Veresova for her "-ology" collection (2017). Photographer: Nadezhda Belova The Russian edition of Prof. Francesca Granata's book Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival and the Grotesque Body (Bloomsbury) will be published by the New Literary Review. In occasion to its publication, Prof. [ read more ... ]

19, October 2020

Francesca Granata on the Grotesque Body in Fashion

Fashion Studies Professor Francesca Granata was interviewed about her book Experimental Fashion and the concept of the grotesque body in fashion for Thrive Global. Read the full article [ read more ... ]

09, October 2020

Professor Hazel Clark Comments on Senator Kamala Harris’ Style Choices

Attribution: Gage Skidmore Professor Hazel Clark comments on Senator Kamala Harris' style choices in a Huffpost article titled "What Kamala Harris' Style Choices Say about her Politics," by Esther Akutekha. You can read the full article [ read more ... ]

22, May 2020

Celebrating our MA Fashion Studies students!

Take a look at some amazing work from our students! Spring 2020 Parsons Festival Showcase ADHT celebrates the 2020 graduates with the launch of a website showcasing the hard work of its students. Video Virtual Exhibitions MA Fashion Studies BIAS Journal Release: The Seventh Issue Interpreting Fashion Student [ read more ... ]

20, May 2020

MAFS Faculty, Christina Moon, on JCPenny filing for Bankruptcy

Listen to the conversation HERE Transcript Below SCOTT SIMON, HOST: J.C. Penney, a mainstay of the suburban mall, has filed for bankruptcy. The retailer began the year with hopes of yet another turnaround. Instead, coronavirus shutdowns across the country tipped the struggling department store over the brink. NPR's Alina [ read more ... ]

19, May 2020

An Inside Look at BIAS Issue 7: Fashion + Death

BIAS Issue 7: Fashion + Death Preview MA Fashion Studies Students and BIAS Co-Managing Editors, Nate Hoe and Maegan Stracy, give us an inside look at the new BIAS Journal, Issue 7. CLICK HERE to watch video BIAS: Fashion + Death Fashion is often synonymous with the beginning of something; new trends are integral to the [ read more ... ]

14, April 2020

VIDEO VIRTUAL EXHIBITIONS by MAFS Students in Fashion Curation

As a final project for the MA Fashion Studies program's Fashion Curation course, led by Jessica Glasscock, students were asked to build a video virtual exhibition using widely available digital collections such as those of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Library of [ read more ... ]