Representing the creative future

Embodying Universal Bodies: Transgender

A new first-year project on the Parsons MFA course tackles societal issues and seeks positive change through fashion design

Mar 10, 2020

Embodying Universal Bodies: Ageing

A new first-year project on the Parsons MFA course tackles societal issues and seeks positive change through fashion design

Mar 10, 2020

Parsons MFA: Embodying Universal Bodies

MFA leaders Shelley Fox and JOFF are intent on training inclusive designers. Here’s how.

Mar 10, 2020

Shaun Harris Prioritises Backstory Over the Pressures of Originality

The RCA graduate discusses the return of the muse, working with history, and the importance of backstory.

Nov 18, 2019

Chloé Nardin: "I really struggle with what the term ‘fashion designer’ implies."

The CSM BA Womenswear graduate discusses her fixation on precision over performance, and the subtle ergonomics of medieval women's clothing.

Nov 12, 2019

Fabrice Desvaux de Marigny: When Businessman Meets Beauty Queen

The CSM graduate’s BA collection, featuring tight leather trousers, glitz and tailoring, was inspired by an affair his father had ten years ago.

Oct 30, 2019

Priska Morger, Institute of Fashion Design Basel

"There should be less design, but better design."

Oct 25, 2019

Bugs Garson: Dressing the letters my grandmother wrote

Parsons MFA graduate Aideen Gaynor discusses ‘Bugs Garson’, her alias-designed collection that brings her grandparents’ love letters to life.

Oct 10, 2019

Krystal Paniagua: Exposing the hidden charm of Puerto Rico’s decay

Meet the RCA graduate making garments that document the beautiful imperfections of life in her homeland.

Oct 9, 2019

One year out

How well do creative courses prepare students for the reality of post-graduate life? The CSM BA Womenswear class of 2018 share their thoughts.

Sep 28, 2019

Hualei Yu: Finding the ‘right’ way through the ‘wrong’ answers

If an Elvis jumpsuit is wrong, then Parsons MFA graduate Hualei Yu doesn’t want to be right

Sep 11, 2019

Parsons MFA Fashion 2019: full line-up

Meet the freshest crop of graduates from the New York school’s flagship MFA programme.

Sep 5, 2019

1 Granary

Magazine Issue 6

With unprecedented honesty and depth, 1 Granary Issue 6 dives into the work and lives of fashion designers today. As a response to the construction of desire and personality cults that govern our industry, the magazine steps away from the conventional profiles and editorials, focussing instead on raw work and anonymous, unfiltered testimonies. For the first time ever, readers are given a truthful insight into the process, dreams, fears, hardships, and struggles of today’s creatives.

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