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Maison Lesage

Maison Lesage

Sophomores in Fashion Design visited L’ecole Lesage, the school founded by the haute couture embroiderer and founder of Maison Lesage, Francois Lesage. There, students learned the history of the school and the embroidery house, as well as getting first-hand training in embroidery. Students also toured the Ateliers of Maison Lesage and met with the artisans […]

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Embroidered Birds Exhibition

Embroidered Birds Exhibition

Fashion Design senior thesis advisors Maurizio Galante and Tal Lancman are showing a unique collection of embroidered creations entitled Embroidered Birds. The exhibition opens today, March 29, and will run through April 21 at Mobilier National, Galerie des Gobelins (42 Avenue des Gobelins, 75013 Paris), open every day 11am-6pm except Mondays. Admission is free.

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Exploring the Third Dimension with Guest Designer Adeline André

Exploring the Third Dimension with Guest Designer Adeline André

Adeline André is a renowned fashion designer who developed the concept of the three-holed garment, an innovative design process that wraps the body in a piece of cloth through a series of holes to create garments freed from any additional closures. The French designer led an intensive workshop with Parsons Paris first year fashion design […]

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Sleeve Concepts in the Making

Sleeve Concepts in the Making

First-year fashion design students presented their research work, called Creative Sleeves, that aimed at understanding the construction of the garment as a tool for innovative exploration concepts.      

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Something New

Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Something New

On February 27 at the Centre National de la Danse Parsons Paris Fashion Design juniors carried out a unique performance led by performing artist Violeta Sanchez. The performance featured Parsons Paris Fashion Design students: GROUP 1  LOUISE BOULET-ALIPS // FERNANDA CALDERON // QIANLI FENG // ALEXANDRA MANIOVICH GROUP 2  DEBORAH AZEVEDO // NIKLAS FERGUSON // KHANH […]

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Visit to Premiere Vision

Visit to Premiere Vision

Fashion Design and Strategic Design & Management students visited the international fashion trade show Premiere Vision where fashion professionals show future trends in textiles and accessories. Students then attended a seminar by The Woolmark Company about career, innovation, and sustainability.  

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Fashion Design Process at Parsons Paris

Fashion Design Process – Summer Course Profile

This post about our Parsons Paris summer program was originally published on the API blog. API is one of our preferred partners and you can learn more about them on apiabroad.com.   It’s February! Which means you have just about a month left to apply to study fashion in one of the fashion capitals of the world! Class […]

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Fashion Design alum news : Ruben Zamora-Vargas

Fashion Design alum news : Ruben Zamora-Vargas

Congratulations to Fashion Design Graduate Ruben Zamora-Vargas for the beautiful Foudre magazine editorial featuring his Añoranza collection. The son of Cuban political refugees, Ruben reflects in Añoranza a constructed vision of Cuba, recognizing the complicated political reality of the island while celebrating the joy and energy of the culture. Images from @foudremagazine Directed by @jeanne_sigwalt Styling […]

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MADAME GRES: JUNIOR FALL FINALS

MADAME GRES: JUNIOR FALL FINALS

Third-year students in Fashion Design were given the task to reinterpret Madame Grès, an haute couture house that disappeared in the ’80s. How must one interpret and modernize a brand while keeping its values, history, and techniques of the house? This is a common theme in the fashion industry, and students took this task on.  After […]

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INHABITED ABSTRACTIONS: SOPHOMORE FALL FINALS

INHABITED ABSTRACTIONS: SOPHOMORE FALL FINALS

Parsons Paris Sophomores Fashion Design students proudly presented their Fall projects in December. The project Inhabited abstractions, guided by teachers Alexandra Helminger and Justine Bossard. The project gave students the opportunity to learn through the designers, Balenciaga and Rei Kawakubo. These designers were chosen for their skills in construction and avant-guard designs. After learning their […]

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