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Pakistani designer Misha Japanwalas

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.

Jul 1, 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

May 6, 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

Mar 10, 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

Mar 10, 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

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

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

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

Mastering Graduation

Ahead of the Parsons MFA show, 10 alumni share their advice for the graduating class of 2019

Sep 3, 2019

Making Dresses from Dollars and Dimes

For Parsons graduate Kota Okuda, money makes the world go round.

Sep 1, 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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