Representing the creative future

Parsons  –  Feb 2021

The Parsons MFA 2020 graduates give advice to their student selves

Offering their advice on how to survive fashion school, Parsons MFA Generation 9 makes a case for cautious optimism

Parsons  –  Oct 2020

The first ever documentary about studying fashion in Parsons

A documentary that takes you inside the MFA Parsons fashion design course

Pakistani designer Misha Japanwalas

Parsons  –  Jul 2020

Misha Japanwala - Embodying Realities

The Pakistani designer amplifies the voices of women who else wouldn’t be heard by creating body casts that tell stories of oppression, violence, and empowerment.

Parsons  –  May 2020

Fashion Schools in Lockdown: Parsons School of Design, NYC

"They were filling suitcases with stuff to get the hell out"; The Parsons staff and students on navigating the pandemic

Parsons  –  Mar 2020

Embodying Universal Bodies: Disability

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

Parsons  –  Mar 2020

Embodying Universal Bodies: Plus Size

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

Parsons  –  Mar 2020

Embodying Universal Bodies: Transgender

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

Parsons  –  Mar 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

Parsons  –  Mar 2020

Parsons MFA: Embodying Universal Bodies

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

Parsons  –  Oct 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.

Parsons  –  Sep 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

Parsons  –  Sep 2019

Parsons MFA Fashion 2019: full line-up

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