Jeremyn Lee, a Chinese-American fashion affair

During our interview, Jeremyn points out: “My thesis became a reflection on how I came to reclaim Chinese culture. I wanted to build a...

Melitta Baumeister: From V-Files to Dover Street Market

Melitta Baumeister gets it. She gets that young (creative) designers need to thrive in New York. She gets that you can’t just rely on making ‘clothes’, because we live in The Age of Tumblr. She gets that offbeat thinking, and hard work, will get you places. She gets it, together with her creative partner Paul Jung. We strike up a conversation over coffee in London’s Dover Street Market, the store that’s given Melitta a chance to sell worldwide.They’re already sitting at a table near the window, when I walk into the top floor’s cafe. It’s a rainy day (what’s new, London?). They’re wearing clean shapes, black and white: clothes from Melitta’s own line. I sit down, we chit chat, and order coffee. What do we talk about? Crap post-graduate support systems in New York, for starters.

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...

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...

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...

Masters of NYC: Mook Attakanwong

From traditional kimonos to beautiful and rare textiles, Mook Attakanwong would spend her early days surrounded by an eclectic collection of curios in her...

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...

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...

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...

Masters of NYC: Xiang Gao

Born into a family that owns a clothing factory, it was quite natural for Xiang Gao to choose fashion as a creative endeavour. Having...

Parsons’ Ryohei Kawanishi turns the everyday mundane into artistic wearable readymades

Ryohei Kawanishi graduated from Parsons’ MFA Fashion Design course with his Spring 2016 collection. The clever, witty show saw a dramatic change in silhouette...

Parsons’ Varpu Rapeli: Colour Theory and unsellable couture knitwear

Finnish designer Varpu Rapeli graduated from Parsons' MFA Fashion Design course earlier this year, and headed to Calvin Klein's Knitwear department straight after, partially owing...