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Change Agents: Using Technology, Funds to Leapfrog Luxury in Africa

Roberta Annan sat down with WWD to discuss her new 100-million-euro investment fund supporting African creatives, launched at the Paris Peace Forum.

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Burak Cakmak on Fashion, Sustainability and the Classroom

The dean of fashion at Parsons School of Design shares his journey from developing social responsibility efforts to leading a premier fashion education program.

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An informal garment factory located on the outskirts of the center of Dhaka.

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Inaugural ‘Change Fashion’ Event to Focus on Improving Environmentalism

An estimated $500 billion worth of clothing that is barely worn and rarely recycled is lost annually.

clock October 25, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Mario BuattaPilar Guzman & Aerin Lauder host 'A Taste OF Vienna', Neue Galerie, New York, America - 18 Nov 2015

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Interior Designer Mario Buatta, 82, Remembered for Exacting Style

His numerous clients included Barbara Walters, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Gloria Schiff. Buatta never played favorites, though.

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One of Jacob Olmedo's plant-growing designs.

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Experimental Textiles Designer Jacob Olmedo Welcomes Public to TILL-Supported Design Studio

Through the nonprofit Today’s Industrial Living Landscapes, (TILL), the Parsons MFA student is sharing his design process with visitors in his new Fairfield Country design studio.

clock October 1, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Donna Karan Critiques the Talent and Talks Sustainability at Parsons MFA ‘Generation 7’ Show

Donna Karan, who initiated Parsons MFA program eight years ago, left Friday’s show impressed by the focus on sustainability.

clock September 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Presentation of Robertet to students from Parsons' MFA zt Robertet offices in Manhattan, New York. December 14, 2016. ©Benjamin Petit

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Fragrance Inspires Fashion at Parsons Runway Show

Looks at the Parsons MFA show Friday were by the first group of students to go through a scent project in partnership with Robertet.

clock September 7, 2018Allison Collins

Michael Vollbracht, center, embraces a model after the Bill Blass spring 2004 collection, which featured his designs, during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New YorkFASHION BLASS, NEW YORK, USA

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Designer and Fashion Illustrator Michael Vollbracht Remembered for His Irreverent Spirit

Artistic and unstoppable, Vollbracht was known to forge his own path in the fashion world, regardless of whether others approved.

clock September 5, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Michael VollbrachB, Elettra Ingrid, and Wiedemann Rossellini at Bill Class' Fall 2006 fashion week show.

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Michael Vollbracht Tribute Planned for September at Parsons

Iris Apfel, Bethann Hardison and Kay Unger will be among the 12 speakers who will commemorate the designer’s life.

clock August 30, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Shanel Campbell Plots Her Future

Here’s how the Parsons graduate is capitalizing on a cosign from Solange Knowles, Issa Rae and Ciara.

clock July 25, 2018Aria Hughes

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Project, Parsons Identify Latest Next in Class Group

Project New York will be held July 22 to 24.

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Kay Unger, Solange Knowles

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Solange Knowles, Marco Bizzarri, José Neves Honored by Parsons

Knowles told the room how being bullied for wearing capri pants inspired her to be the artist she is today.

clock May 22, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

A look at the Parson's graduation collections.

Fashion Features

Sustainability, Identity, Social Change Key Themes in Parsons Graduation Collections

More than 300 graduate collections are being exhibited at a three-day festival, open to the public, hosted by the school.

clock May 17, 2018Jessica Iredale

The jury takes a look at the students' work at Parsons.

Fashion Scoops

Hugo Boss Awards Parsons Students in Circular Systems, Strategy Course With Prizes

To encourage exchange between disciplines, the project was open to students in various areas of the school, from fashion design to business.

clock May 16, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Pitti Tutorship Teams Up With Parsons for ‘Reward’ Prize

The winner of the talent contest will be announced on May 21 at the 70th Parsons Benefit Event.

clock May 7, 2018Alessandra Turra

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