10, October 2017

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

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, founders and designers of Proenza Schouler join journalist Alina Cho for a fast-paced, insightful talk about fashion at the intersection of art and ideas. Pioneers of style and craft since they launched their brand 15 years ago, the fathers of the perennial “It Bag” known as PS1 will chat [ read more ... ]


11, December 2014

Check Out Photos from Our Very Merry Holiday Party

Our students are in the last leg of their semester, writing amazing papers, designing runway-worthy garments and researching some of the most trailblazing topics in fashion. Although they enjoy themselves, we find it best to give them a chance to breathe and celebrate a semester of hard work. Our annual holiday party was just that, [ read more ... ]


13, October 2014

4 Fun Facts from Teri Agin’s Talk with Fern Mallis

Loading Prominent fashion journalist #TeriAgins signing my copy of "Hijacking the Runway." She also chose to answer my question during her talk! #geekingout #theendoffashion #92Y #wallstreetjournal View on Instagram   by Adelle McElveen This post originally appeared on, a fashion blog [ read more ... ]


22, September 2014


[caption id="attachment_793" align="aligncenter" width="339"] Courtesy of Parsons' ADHT[/caption] Last week kicked off Pratt Institute's Department of Fashion's third annual "Fashion Talks," hosted by MAFS alumnae Kim Jenkins. And, if you think you're going to just hear about fashion week and blogging, think again. The series [ read more ... ]


07, January 2014

Program Holiday Party and Presentations

At the end of the semester the students and professors came together for a holiday party and an exhibition of the work done by first and second year students in the Fashion Practices class. The class was taught by Pascale Gatzen. [caption id="attachment_749" align="alignnone" width="3872"] Eda's bee pins, a conversation [ read more ... ]


08, July 2013

Vintage Fashion: To Have, to Hold, or to Wear?

"The glamour of wearing a recognizable garment, or to preserve an iconic design for prosperity's sake; which would you choose?" The Museum of the City of New York  will address the tension surrounding significant fashion garments this Thursday July 11, 2013 at 6:30 pm.  The museum is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd [ read more ... ]


15, May 2013

Launch Party for BIAS: the Journal of Dress Practice

Dress Practice Collective invites you to the launch of BIAS, the Journal of Dress Practice. The inaugural issue includes essays, fiction, illustrations, and interviews that explore the subject of "Fashion & Healing." Date, Time, & Location: Thursday, May 16th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.  The New School, Room 100 at 65 West 11th [ read more ... ]


10, May 2013

ADHT Graduate Symposium: Uncovering Realities, Cracking Facades

As part of the Parsons 2013 Festival, the School of Art and Design History and Theory (ADHT), which includes MA Fashion Studies, MA Design Studies, and MA History of Decorative Arts and Design, will be holding a two-day symposium: Thursday, May 16, 10:30 am–4:00 pm Reception follows on May 16, 4:00–6:00 pm Friday, May 17, [ read more ... ]


02, May 2013

Roundtable on Fashion Design Practice and Research in Latin America

FASHION DESIGN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN LATIN AMERICA is a series of events that aim to explore diverse Latin American Fashion Design systems while promoting the formation of a network of scholars, researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs interested in the advanced study of this emerging field throughout the region. The first [ read more ... ]


23, April 2013

Gisela Aguilar MAFS ’13 Reviews Recent Fashion Criticism Panel Event

[caption id="attachment_515" align="alignnone" width="525"] From left: Francesca Granata, Robin Givhan, Guy Trebay, and Stefano Fashion Projects[/caption] Originally featured on the Fashion Projects website, Gisela Aguilar MAFS '13 reviews the Panel on Fashion Criticism that took place March 12, 2013 at Parsons [ read more ... ]


17, April 2013

Noted Event: “An Evening with Stephen Burrows,” in conversation with Kim Jenkins (MAFS ’13)

[caption id="attachment_497" align="alignnone" width="1050"] credit: The Museum of the City of New York[/caption] MA Fashion Studies' own Kim Jenkins MAFS '13 will be in conversation with influential designer Stephen Burrows about the exhibition Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced. The Museum of the City of New York describes the [ read more ... ]


10, March 2013

A Panel on Fashion Criticism featuring Stefano Tonchi, Robin Givhan, and Guy Trebay

As part of the Fashion Cultures course, which is comprised of MFA Fashion and Society and MA Fashion Studies students, there will be a panel on fashion criticism this coming Tuesday March 12th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor. Moderated by Assistant Professor of [ read more ... ]


19, February 2013

Kim Jenkins MAFS ’13, Speaking at Upcoming Fashion Talk

“An Evening with Barbara Tfank” Tuesday, February 19 8pm-11pm No. 8 Cafe 357 W. 16th St NY, NY MA Fashion Studies student, Kimberly Jenkins, will be speaking tonight at “An Evening with Barbara Tfank”. This event is presented by the new arts-based social group The Committee. Kimberly will be in conversation with [ read more ... ]


10, February 2013

Sant’Angelo Exhibition Opened to Great Reception

  "Designing the Second Skin: Giorgio di Sant'Angelo 1971-1991", which ran from December 4, 2012 to December 14, 2012, was a great success.  As the first New York exhibition featuring the work of Italian-born American designer Giorgio di Sant'Angelo, Parsons The New School for Design and the MA Fashion Studies program should [ read more ... ]


24, January 2013


Tonight from 7 pm - 9:30 pm at the Museum of Chinese in America, Director of Parsons' MA Fashion Studies program, Christina Moon, will be moderating a lecture discussing the fashion industry. The lecture, Female, Fashionable, New York, features Mary Ping (Slow and Steady Wins the Race), Jade Lai (Creatures of Comfort), and Cynthia [ read more ... ]