Ryohei Kawanishi: turning research into business with LANDLORD

Ryohei Kawanishi is not conventional but he is pragmatic. The New York-based Japanese designer graduated from the Fashion Knitwear BA at Central Saint Martins...

She twists, pinches and ties-up: Snow Xue Gao

Snow Xue Gao’s story, member of the hyper select class of Parsons’ alumni, starts like this: she presented her AW17 collection on VFiles’ runway...

WAVELENGTH: A critique of pop culture

“MY HEART BIEBS 4 U” reads the neon text overlaying a Justin Bieber / Jesus Christ hybrid figure. And no, I’m not describing my...

Masters of NYC: Anna-Marie Grüber

"The clothes are there to feel good, to perform a task but also to celebrate a woman's body," says Anna-Marie Grüber of her Parsons...

Influential Fashion Educators: Parsons’ Shelley Fox

When she launched Parsons’ MFA in Fashion Design and Society in 2010, Shelley Fox wanted to set New York fashion right. And now, her...

Enter the poetic and violent world of Parsons BFA Fashion student...

Solving the mystery behind the work of Parsons BFA junior-year student Andrew Curwen, and his persona, is not an easy task. The lines between...

Whatever happens, happens: Ximon Lee

Ximon Lee graduated from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in fashion design in 2014, and he was awarded the Parsons Menswear Designer...

The Rise and Rise of Andrea Jiapei Li 

* This article first appeared on i-D as part of our collaborative series “Everything happens so fast.” The upbeat voice of Andrea Jiapei Li falters for...

Queenie Cao: Translating Playtime Delight to Jewellery

The lyrical world of Queenie Cao reminds us that, in periods of political and social uncertainties, fashion can still be about delicate and oneiric...

Boy Be Good: Ximon Lee

Few designers have caught the attention of the fashion establishment as successfully as Ximon Lee has, especially when it comes to menswear. Lucky would be a disservice; enterprising hardly skims the surface. You could label him a workaholic in the traditional sense, because the thought of leaving his calendar empty, and having no outlet with which to direct his energy, only fills him with dread. There is a due diligence, a kind of enthusiastic rigor that lends to his vision. No design is created flat. Each of his garments is draped, deconstructed and then meticulously bleached, painted or sewn to completion.

How Parsons’ MFA Fashion rose to prominence

This article appeared first on i-D as part of our collaborative series. This season, New York Fashion Week and the entirety of the fashion season...

SALON DES REFUSÉS: PARSONS GRADUATES PUT ON A SHOW

 One of fashion’s curiosities is how closely it follows Newton’s Third Law, the way in which a single force sets course in a season...