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Printing Fashion Festival

Printing Fashion Festival

  On March 25 and 26, 2019, the MA Fashion Studies program at Parsons Paris organized the festival Printing Fashion, in collaboration with Le Plateau (Frac Île-de-France), the prestigious art institution supporting contemporary art in France with a collection over 14,000 items. This is the first festival of its kind in Paris made its debut […]

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CLASS PROJECT - Fashion Cultures

CLASS PROJECT – Fashion Cultures

During the first year of the MA Fashion Studies, students take a class called ‘Fashion Cultures’, taught by Justin Morin, which aims to bridge fashion theory and practice via the making of a magazine. By exploring the world of fashion magazines, the class opens up different perspectives on fashion, such as the role of the […]

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Printing Fashion Festival

Printing Fashion Festival

On Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26, 2019, the MA Fashion Studies department will launch the first edition of the “Printing Fashion” festival in collaboration with the FRAC Ile-de-France Le Plateau.   For the first time in Paris, “Printing Fashion” will create an independent space for discussion for practitioners, critics, academics to explore the […]

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Visit to Atelier E.B: Passer-by at Lafayette Anticipations

Visit to Atelier E.B: Passer-by at Lafayette Anticipations

On Wednesday February 27th, MAFS students from two different classes visited the exhibition Atelier E.B: Passer-by at Lafayette Anticipations. Atelier E.B is a fashion label created by the designer Beca Lipscombe and the artist Lucy McKenzie. Instead of following traditional fashion industry practices, the duo shows their collections at their own exhibitions. They started collaborating […]

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Dr. Marco Pecorari at the Museum at FIT Symposium

Dr. Marco Pecorari at the Museum at FIT Symposium

Dr. Marco Pecorari, MA Fashion Studies Program Director, is giving a talk on “Contemporary Fashion Exhibitions in Paris” today at the Museum at FIT’s Symposium exhibition, Exhibiting Fashion. The Museum’s twenty-first academic symposium will explore the history of fashion curating, the different ways fashion is displayed in museum settings, and how national and regional identities […]

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Localité Koché

Localité Koché

On Thursday February 28, the MA Fashion Studies students presented Localité Koché, a student project created in collaboration with the Paris-based brand Koché. During the Fall 2018, the second year students of the Master explored issues of branding, image-making and promotion in connection to fashion retailing, working closely with the founder and designer Christelle Kocher […]

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Guest Lecture by Alexandra Jaffre and Visit to the Drouot Auction House

Guest Lecture by Alexandra Jaffre and Visit to the Drouot Auction House

  On February 20, MA Fashion Studies students of the class ‘Fashion, Memory, and Heritage’, taught by Antoine Bucher, had an opportunity to learn about the art world, auction houses and the business surrounding the sale of historic objects, through a guest lecture by Alexandra Jaffre. Jaffre is an expert in 20th century decorative arts, […]

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Fashion History and Mediation

Fashion History and Mediation

Fashion History and Mediation at Parsons Paris takes a critical perspective on the development of fashion in relation to media, capitalism, and Western culture. Fashion Studies students take this course and begin with fashion plates, outlining the development of different media and how fashion mediation evolved with it. We look at seminal works like Paris […]

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FASHIONING THEORY SEMINAR – Fashion-Making in the Transglobal Landscape: From Chinese to Global Fashion

FASHIONING THEORY SEMINAR – Fashion-Making in the Transglobal Landscape: From Chinese to Global Fashion

The seventh installment of the Parsons Paris Fashioning Theory Seminar was held on Wednesday November 21st, with guest speakers Professor Simona Segre Reinach and Dr. Wessie Ling. The duo came to Parsons Paris to present their latest book, Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape, as well as to analyze the global […]

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GUEST LECTURE – Nayla Ajaltouni

GUEST LECTURE – Nayla Ajaltouni

On November 12, Nayla Ajaltouni of the organization Collectif Éthique sur l’étiquette came to speak to the first year Fashion Studies students in their Fashion Systems class about the ethics and labour rights of garment manufacturer workers. Nayla has an education background in Cultural Mediation and Economics, and she is currently working with NGO associations […]

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