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People

American Sportswear Pioneer Claire McCardell to Be Celebrated in Children’s Book, Coloring Book and Bronze Statue

Debra Scala Giokas, a first-time children’s book author, aims to introduce children and adults to Claire McCardell.

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Human Resources

XRC Labs Names Inaugural Fellowship Winners

In addition to accelerator classes, working sessions and networking opportunities, Fellows receive a $5,000 grant to help with expenses during the program.

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Fashion Features

Parsons Paris, L’Officiel Team Up Amid Shared Centennials

The school has a full slate of exhibitions, talks, collaborations and partnerships planned, along with a new MFA program.

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Media

Wallet Magazines Explores Fashion Criticism

The editor in chief of Wallet is also the founder of a new library in Oslo.

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Fashion Features

Kichisaburo Ogawa Recaps Decades-long Career

The fashion illustrator started his career at Henri Bendel and switched tracks to WWD.

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Fashion Features

Richard Rosenfeld Looks Back at His Lengthy Career in Fashion Illustration

The fashion illustrator started his career at WWD in 1967 and has continued working and teaching in the decades that have followed.

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Social Impact

EXCLUSIVE: Fast Retailing Foundation Launches Scholarship Program

Up to 10 students will receive a full ride to graduate programs at top fashion and schools.

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Fashion Scoops

Parsons Names New Dean of Fashion

The new recruit specializes in diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Travis Scott wearing the Air Dior collection.

Fashion Scoops

Travis Scott’s New Foundation Partners With Parsons to Create Fashion Design Program

The 29-year-old announced the news in honor of the third annual “Travis Scott Day” in Houston.

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Fashion Scoops

Pratt Institute to Give 20 Full Scholarships to Underrepresented New York Students

The 20 scholarships will be given over the next seven years with the first five set for fall 2021.

clock October 9, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Burberry Commits to Five-Year Scholarship Fund With Parsons School of Design

Graduate students in a variety of design disciplines will benefit from the new fund.

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Fashion Scoops

Tommy Hilfiger, Reed Krakoff to Guest Lecture at Parsons

The Masters in Fashion Management program kicks off on Aug. 31 and will run for a year.

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Autumn Adeigbo

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Designer Autumn Adeigbo Secures $1.3 Million Investment

The designer’s fan base includes Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Stitch Fix founder and ceo Katrina Lake and Rent the Runway cofounder and ceo Jennifer Hyman.

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Raul Melgoza

Fashion Features

Raul Melgoza, Former Luca Luca Creative Director, Dies at 48

Melgoza worked at Luca Luca for years before designing accessories for Phoebe James.

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Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Major Fashion Week Heads to Convene in VR This October

Circular Fashion Summit goes fully VR, engaging stakeholders from every major fashion week.

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