WORKSHOP – Textiles & Material Knowledge

WORKSHOP – Textiles & Material Knowledge

On April 1st,  2017 the Fashion Studies Masters’ students participated in a Textile and Material Knowledge Workshop taught by Parsons faculty Brankica Chauvain. Photo by Sarah Safar. During this Saturday workshop Chauvain split the workshop into two parts, the first being an educational learning process on fiber differentiation and the second, a hands-on experience which […]

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WOOLMARK SPONSORS CAPSULE COLLECTIONS

WOOLMARK SPONSORS CAPSULE COLLECTIONS

Four Parsons Paris Junior students have been selected by Woolmark to benefit from a sponsorship that allows each of them to complete her or his personal capsule collection with high-end fabrics. Two Paris-based students, Charlotte and Jason, and two mobility students from the New York campus of Parsons, Marlan and Siyeon, had access to The […]

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FIRST AFRICAN MODEL IN THE HISTORY OF FRENCH HAUTE COUTURE VISITS PARSONS STUDENTS

FIRST AFRICAN MODEL IN THE HISTORY OF FRENCH HAUTE COUTURE VISITS PARSONS STUDENTS

Esther Kamatari, Princess of Burundi, has spent time with some Junior students at Rue Saint-Roch to discuss the experience of being a Black model in Paris in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, starting from her first show for Lanvin. For the Juniors who are completing their Color of Difference capsule collection, the encounter was very […]

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EMBROIDERING FORGOTTEN MEMORIES AT LESAGE

EMBROIDERING FORGOTTEN MEMORIES AT LESAGE

After a visit at Maison Lesage in Fall, Sophomore students had the opportunity to experiment Haute Couture embroidery techniques and produce a personal sample during a one-month workshop with French experts and artisans. The design of the embroidered samples is related to the Intertwined Legacies project. The patterns and colors reflect the creative concepts developed […]

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Parsons Paris Festival 2017

The Parsons Paris Festival 2017 showcases extraordinary work by students across our programs. Three major events make up the festival, culminating on Friday, May 19th with the Exhibition Opening at Parsons Paris and Galerie 24b on Rue Saint Roch — everyone is encouraged to attend this final event. STAY TUNED TO THIS POST FOR MORE INFORMATION. The […]

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Museum API Study Trip to Florence

Over Spring Break students from the MuseumAPI class travelled to Florence, Italy to face their latest design challenge: redesign the museum experience to bring more visitors using technology while preserving the historic nature of the experience. A collaboration with SACI Florence and the five major museums of Florence, students gained a first hand look at […]

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GUEST LECTURE – Professor Hazel Clark

GUEST LECTURE – Professor Hazel Clark

On March 30th, 2017, the Fashion Studies Masters’ students in Parsons Paris, welcomed Professor Hazel Clark from the New York City campus to introduce her most recently published co-authored book, Fashion and Everyday Life: London and New York (Bloomsbury, 2017). Professor Clark has a PhD in Design History and a first degree in Fine Arts. […]

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VISIT – Balenciaga Archive

VISIT – Balenciaga Archive

On Thursday, March 30th, 2017, the Fashion Studies Masters’ Class had the chance to visit the Balenciaga Archive in Paris. The class’ aim was to discover past creations, patterns, illustrations, as well as the ephemeral that relates the great Couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1865-1972) to the current designer of the brand’s contemporary collection Demna Gvasalia. The […]

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R3FRAG Symposium

REFRAG is a symposium exploring new connections between art, culture and technology. This year, R3FRAG celebrates the 3rd annual festival hosted by the Parsons Paris Art, Media & Technology department. The 2017 edition is articulated around 4 events: R1FRAG: Broadcast Hysteria (March 30th to 4th of April): Sonic arts and DIY electronic for audio design   MARCH 30/31 HOËL DURET WORKSHOP 11AM/4PM . […]

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GUEST LECTURE – Alessandro Dal Buoni

GUEST LECTURE – Alessandro Dal Buoni

On March 14th, 2017, the Fashion Studies Masters’ class for the Fashion Cultures course had a discussion with Guest Lecturer Alessandro Dal Buoni, regarding his experiences as a photographer within the fashion industry. Dal Buoni began by sharing his experience his work shot for Yohji Yamamoto, Christian Dior, and L’Officiel Italia. For Dal Buoni, photography […]

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