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The Patch Project

In the course Sustainable Practices students from all majors work in groups to develop projects responding to issues of social, ecological and economic sustainability. This year after noticing how much fabric waste was in the fashion studios, a group of four fashion seniors (Alexander Slizeski, Katie Gementera, Xiaoyun Yuan, Yoriko Kukita) came up with the idea […]

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Announcing Program Blogs

Throughout the semester we’ve been working behind the scenes to create blogs to highlight each of our programs, showcasing students, student work, faculty, and experiences, both in the classroom and around Paris, and beyond. It is impossible to share all the amazing opportunities for students, but program directors have worked with student assistants to give you […]

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Reflecting Zadig and Reinventing Parisian Fashion

Spot the work of Parsons Paris students in the window displays of Zadig & Voltaire three times between now and September 2017.  The unique collaboration dubbed “Reflecting Zadig” was imagined to celebrate 20 years of Zadig & Voltaire and has resulted with first concept “The Mirror” that already dons the two flagship stores — Paris (20 Rue […]

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Marie Claire + Parsons Paris

In the fall of 2015 Yong Anderson’s sophomore and junior BFA Fashion Design students had the opportunity to design their own looks and patterns for the latest Marie Claire book: Mon Cours de Style (summer 2016). The book features the work of Parsons Paris students who come from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Cuba, Colombia, and the United States. […]

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Fashion Design Masterclass in China

For the past two summers Parsons Paris BFA Fashion Design Program Director Jasonpaul McCarthy has been invited to China to talk about Parsons Paris and lead a Design Master series hosted by Sphinx International Art Education (SFK). Sphinx International Art Education (SFK) is one of the largest art education company in China, which contributes to innovative art education, art portfolio training and overseas […]

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PRESS: Parsons Paris in France-Amérique

Don’t miss the May 2016 issue of France-Amérique magazine for a cover story on the Parsons Paris fashion department, and our link with Parsons School of Design in NYC. The best part of the feature? It’s written in French and English, so it’s the perfect way to beef up your language skills! You’ll have to […]

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Parsons Paris Fabric Library

This semester we added a fabric library highlighting more than 1,000 samples organized by fiber breakdown and weaving systems. The swatches include cottons, naturals, manufactured, synthetics, wools, jerseys, satins, crepes, jacquards, leathers, laces, innovative weaves, and more. The goal of this project was to create a place where students and faculty can continue to gain […]

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Parsons Paris Pop-Up

Meet the new generation of innovative Fashion Design and Art, Media & Technology students at Parsons Paris, at an event created by Strategic Design & Management students, which emerged out of Carol Overby’s Creative Project Management class. Enjoy the exhibition or purchase an exclusive and limited design straight out of school, only at our store! #ParsonsParisPopUp ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬OPENING PARTY▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ WHERE ➜ Parsons Paris, 45 rue […]

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Students Go Backstage at PFW: Hussein Chalayan

Every semester Parsons Paris BFA Fashion Design students get to experience Paris Fashion Week firsthand thanks to our great collaborations and partners. This fall Fashion director Jasonpaul McCarthy received a call the night before the Hussein Chalayan’s womenswear show in need of extra help. The next morning was an early rise for students, who were […]

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A Visit to the Archives of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs

This fall our fashion students, together with the professor Marco Pecorari (who also heads the new MA in Fashion Studies), visited the offsite archives of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, a partner institution of Parsons Paris. The course called Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Fashion explores fashion curating from a museological perspective, investigating the history of fashion in museums, different types […]

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