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A Day Trip to Giverny

A Day Trip to Giverny

While Paris is full of places to explore, there are many iconic landscapes just beyond its city limits. About an hour and a half outside of Paris is Giverny.  Located within Normandy, Giverny is home to the retirement home of Claude Monet and his gardens in a small village that was frequented by many other […]

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Parsons Paris' College and Adult Summer Session

Parsons Paris’ College and Adult Summer Session

Throughout the month of July, Parsons Paris will house college and adult students in a summer semester.  The session works to allow for students to enroll in the program in order to acquire the skills they need to reach academic and professional goals, to complement their full-time degree programs, or to build a competitive portfolio […]

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A Week in the Life of a Parsons Paris Student

A Week in the Life of a Parsons Paris Student

So you made it to Paris, and you crossed off every number on your “Touristy To Do List” from hiking to the top of the Arc de Triomphe to eating an overpriced lunch at Les Deux Magots. Now what? Let me tell you, after almost a year in Paris, there is much more to see, […]

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Parsons Paris June summer session

Parsons Paris June summer session

This summer, Parsons Paris is opening its doors to welcome college students to immersive courses of study during the month of June. Within the program, students have two choices for courses: The Business of Fashion, taught by Professor Erotokritos Antoniadis, and Fashion Design Process taught by Professor Yong Andersson. Each of these courses insight students on […]

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The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower.  We all know the name and the formation of the structure, but many have completely overlooked the history of this worldly known monument. Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923) was born in Dijon to a well-off family. By 1854, he had begun building bridges for a railway industry, ultimately opening his own architectural firm years later. […]

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Where To Go & What To Eat...

Where To Go & What To Eat…

Looking for some recommendations?  When I moved to Paris in August 2018, I noted everywhere I went from attractions to meals in the first few months.  While there are TONS of places to go, things to see, and foods to try, below are some of my favorites!   CLASSICS EIFFEL TOWER Hopefully this was already […]

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"Anatomy of the Fashion Museum" Exhibition

“Anatomy of the Fashion Museum” Exhibition

The MA Fashion Studies program presented the exhibition and conference Anatomy of the Fashion Museum at the Mona Bismarck American Center from May 17 to 19, developed with the generous support of Palais Galliera – Musée de la mode de la Ville de Paris. Anatomy of the Fashion Museum is an exhibition exploring issues of fashion museology, curated by MA Fashion […]

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"A Fashion of Theory" Exhibition

“A Fashion of Theory” Exhibition

As part of the Parsons Paris 2019 Graduation Exhibition, May 17 to 19 at the Mona Bismarck American Center, the MA Fashion Studies department presented A Fashion of Theory.  Theory has never been so fashionable in the fashion industry. While artistic director Alessandro Michele from Gucci quotes Gilles Deleuze in his press releases, Dior is employing psychoanalysis […]

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"Research Folios" Exhibition

“Research Folios” Exhibition

From May 17 to 19, the RESEARCH FOLIOS exhibition at the Mona Bismarck American Center showcased the projects of the 2019 graduating MA Fashion Studies students. Visitors were invited to observe folio-posters presenting a visual archive of students’ research process mixing primary and secondary sources. In correspondence to these folios, printed, audio and film documentation are showcased documents of students’ thesis projects […]

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Discover the AMT 2019 Graduation Exhibition Installations

Discover the AMT 2019 Graduation Exhibition Installations

In the 2019 Graduation Exhibition at the Mona Bismarck American Center, Art, Media and Technology graduates exhibited immersive artistic installations addressing diverse subjects including human perception, social consciousness and the relationship between nature and technology. Congratulations to Malique, Eman and Eliana for the beautiful, thought-provoking experiences created through their work. Malique Moore Keepin’ it Real Keepin’ […]

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