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#ParsonsBenefit Crowns Designers of the Year 2016

Parsons School of Design sent the most innovative and fantastical pieces from BFA Fashion Design students down the runway at the annual Parsons Benefit and Fashion Show at Pier Sixty.

Fashion icon and Parsons graduate Donna Karan; art curator, philanthropist, and New School graduate Beth Rudin DeWoody; actress Sarah Jessica Parker; and Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington were honored at the benefit. The school raised $1.86 million for student scholarships.

The BFA Fashion Show highlighted the top 30 student designers, each of whom showed a limited collection of three to five pieces. See and learn more about their pieces, in the designers’ own words, in the slideshow above.

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