Author Archives: Syd

About Syd

Sup! I'm Syd. I just recently graduated from the Strategic Design & Management program this past fall, but I'm still kickin' it on iheartparsons.com to offer some words of wisdom! I love Sriracha sauce, quoting Spongebob Squarepants, solving Rubik's Cubes, and electronic dance music. Go Parsons!

Your Next Must-Read!

Looking to add something awesome to your reading list?  Just this week, a new tome dubbed The School of Fashion: 30 Parsons Designers hit the shelves, chronicling the lives and careers of some of the fashion school’s most notable alumni.  The

Your Next Must-Read!

Looking to add something awesome to your reading list?  Just this week, a new tome dubbed The School of Fashion: 30 Parsons Designers hit the shelves, chronicling the lives and careers of some of the fashion school’s most notable alumni.  The

Chow Time: Little Japan Pt. 2

Konichiwa again!  Last time, I listed three of some of my favorite hot spots in the little section of the East Village known informally as Little Japan.  Now here’s another three picks to satisfy your cravings for more tasty Japanese

Chow Time: Little Japan Pt. 2

Konichiwa again!  Last time, I listed three of some of my favorite hot spots in the little section of the East Village known informally as Little Japan.  Now here’s another three picks to satisfy your cravings for more tasty Japanese

Chow Time: Little Japan, Pt. 1

Konichiwa kiddos!!  Down in the East Village, you’ll find a cluster of Japanese establishments that serve all of your favorite delights from the Land of the Rising Sun.  Known unofficially as Little Japan, the area is considerably smaller than other ethnic

Chow Time: Little Japan, Pt. 1

Konichiwa kiddos!!  Down in the East Village, you’ll find a cluster of Japanese establishments that serve all of your favorite delights from the Land of the Rising Sun.  Known unofficially as Little Japan, the area is considerably smaller than other ethnic

Tips from Parsons Grad: Preparing for the End

For those of you who didn’t know, my days as a Parsons undergrad are over.  I was lucky enough to graduate a semester early, thanks to a handful of AP classes from high school and a study abroad program I did

Tips from Parsons Grad: Preparing for the End

For those of you who didn’t know, my days as a Parsons undergrad are over.  I was lucky enough to graduate a semester early, thanks to a handful of AP classes from high school and a study abroad program I did

The Nominees Are In!!

On June 2nd, The Council for Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) will host their annual Fashion Awards at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.  The CFDA Awards are to the American fashion industry what the Oscars and Grammys are to the

The Nominees Are In!!

On June 2nd, The Council for Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) will host their annual Fashion Awards at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.  The CFDA Awards are to the American fashion industry what the Oscars and Grammys are to the

Chow Time: Winter Restaurant Week 2014, Pt. 2

Friday marks the final day of New York Restaurant Week, but never fear!  You’ll be able to satisfy your appetite for some of the city’s finest culinary offerings again when Restaurant Week returns this summer.  Here’s my second round of reviews

Chow Time: Winter Restaurant Week 2014, Pt. 2

Friday marks the final day of New York Restaurant Week, but never fear!  You’ll be able to satisfy your appetite for some of the city’s finest culinary offerings again when Restaurant Week returns this summer.  Here’s my second round of reviews

Chow Time: Winter Restaurant Week 2014, Pt. 1

So my last post featured my biannual trend analysis from New York Fashion Week…but even more fun for  foodie like me are my biannual reviews for New York Restaurant Week!  So what exactly is Restaurant Week?  It’s an opportunity for

Chow Time: Winter Restaurant Week 2014, Pt. 1

So my last post featured my biannual trend analysis from New York Fashion Week…but even more fun for  foodie like me are my biannual reviews for New York Restaurant Week!  So what exactly is Restaurant Week?  It’s an opportunity for

Trending #NYFW Fall/Winter ’14 Featuring Parsons Alumni

Last week, New York Fashion Week returned for its biannual installment.  From February 6th to February 13th, hundreds of fashion designers showed their Fall/Winter collections in various runway shows and presentations throughout the city.  Once again, many Parsons alumni dazzled

Trending #NYFW Fall/Winter ’14 Featuring Parsons Alumni

Last week, New York Fashion Week returned for its biannual installment.  From February 6th to February 13th, hundreds of fashion designers showed their Fall/Winter collections in various runway shows and presentations throughout the city.  Once again, many Parsons alumni dazzled

Posh Spice and Parsons!

So tell me what you want, what you really really want?  You want to meet Victoria Beckham?  Luckily for you Parsonites, you might just be able to do that!  The former pop star-turned-designer will join Simon Collins, Dean of Fashion, in

Posh Spice and Parsons!

So tell me what you want, what you really really want?  You want to meet Victoria Beckham?  Luckily for you Parsonites, you might just be able to do that!  The former pop star-turned-designer will join Simon Collins, Dean of Fashion, in

Chow Time: Ethnic Foods to Warm the Soul

Lauren offered some pretty great pro-tips for winter survival in her last post, but DANGGGGG this Polar Vortex nonsense has got to end!!  This break, I’ve become somewhat of a winter hermit, exercising my right to stay inside my warm,

Chow Time: Ethnic Foods to Warm the Soul

Lauren offered some pretty great pro-tips for winter survival in her last post, but DANGGGGG this Polar Vortex nonsense has got to end!!  This break, I’ve become somewhat of a winter hermit, exercising my right to stay inside my warm,