Terrence Zhou applied for an internship at Viktor & Rolf in late May and claims the designs he submitted look very much like ones that appeared in the company’s fall 2017 couture show.
Sixty up-and-coming student designers are displaying their collections as part of a two-day event at 415 Fifth Avenue.
The singer was honored along with Neiman Marcus Group and Karen Katz at the school’s benefit on Monday night.
The collaboration will benefit Haitian artisans and the singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation.
Also receiving honorary degrees are Ai-jen Poo and Barbara Hillary.