Category Archives: New York City

My Top Envy-Inducing Instagram Accounts

As some of you may have read in my first IHeartParsons post I have a somewhat concerning, yet totally  healthy obsession with Instagram. Don’t pretend like you’re so anti-mainstream that you never indulge in some early morning scrolling in an effort

My Top Envy-Inducing Instagram Accounts

As some of you may have read in my first IHeartParsons post I have a somewhat concerning, yet totally  healthy obsession with Instagram. Don’t pretend like you’re so anti-mainstream that you never indulge in some early morning scrolling in an effort

4 Things From NYFW I’d Like to See as Menswear

Every day at Parsons is like the Meatpacking District during fashion week. If you visited that cobble stoned neighborhood at all over the last week, you saw that designer labels were a dime a dozen on every block. Yes, as

4 Things From NYFW I’d Like to See as Menswear

Every day at Parsons is like the Meatpacking District during fashion week. If you visited that cobble stoned neighborhood at all over the last week, you saw that designer labels were a dime a dozen on every block. Yes, as

Parsons: What to Do, Where to Go

In New York City, almost everything is within walking distance which makes it really easy to get around. Since you’ll be spending pretty much all your time on campus, here is a list and map of some things that are

Parsons: What to Do, Where to Go

In New York City, almost everything is within walking distance which makes it really easy to get around. Since you’ll be spending pretty much all your time on campus, here is a list and map of some things that are

7 Essentials to Being the Perfect NYC Tourist

Let’s face it, moving to New York is a pretty daunting notion. My greatest fear when coming to this vast city was standing out as a tourist, despite the fact that I was a student. I spent so much time

7 Essentials to Being the Perfect NYC Tourist

Let’s face it, moving to New York is a pretty daunting notion. My greatest fear when coming to this vast city was standing out as a tourist, despite the fact that I was a student. I spent so much time

The Parsons Process: Why Working in a Team is Essential to Learning

The First-Year program at Parsons can be very fun but also very daunting at the same time. In my experience, it seems that it is designed to teach you about working in teams, and making the best out of everyone’s

The Parsons Process: Why Working in a Team is Essential to Learning

The First-Year program at Parsons can be very fun but also very daunting at the same time. In my experience, it seems that it is designed to teach you about working in teams, and making the best out of everyone’s

Sustianability, Environmental Production, & The New School Climate Action Plan

Sustainability in design education has been a primary concern of Parsons for many years, and just last week president David Van Zandt proposed a much larger climate action plan for The New School. The New School is known for its

Sustianability, Environmental Production, & The New School Climate Action Plan

Sustainability in design education has been a primary concern of Parsons for many years, and just last week president David Van Zandt proposed a much larger climate action plan for The New School. The New School is known for its

BFA Fashion Design Alumni Spotlight: Cory Paglinco

Cory Paglinco, a recent Parsons BFA Fashion Design Graduate presented her children’s wear thesis collection as part of this season of petitePARADE Kids Fashion Week in New York.  With this interview, I set out to ask her a few questions

BFA Fashion Design Alumni Spotlight: Cory Paglinco

Cory Paglinco, a recent Parsons BFA Fashion Design Graduate presented her children’s wear thesis collection as part of this season of petitePARADE Kids Fashion Week in New York.  With this interview, I set out to ask her a few questions

Keeping Inspired: How to Fend Off Creative Block

At Parsons, we’ve been known to be a pretty “conceptual” school. What does this mean you ask? Depending on your major choice you’ll be working with a variety of media, often very specific to your trade. For instance: Fashion designers

Keeping Inspired: How to Fend Off Creative Block

At Parsons, we’ve been known to be a pretty “conceptual” school. What does this mean you ask? Depending on your major choice you’ll be working with a variety of media, often very specific to your trade. For instance: Fashion designers

Creatively Consuming

As college students, the one question we all ask ourselves on a regular basis is “what do I do with all this excess money I’ve got lying around”? Luckily, living in NYC offers amazing opportunities to get rid of all those

Creatively Consuming

As college students, the one question we all ask ourselves on a regular basis is “what do I do with all this excess money I’ve got lying around”? Luckily, living in NYC offers amazing opportunities to get rid of all those

Studio Elective Review: Machine Knitting

Each semester the average full time Parsons BFA Undergraduate student will take anywhere between 14-19 credits worth of classes. These classes are comprised of major specific core studios, Liberal Arts requirement(s) , History requirement(s), University Lectures, and Studio Electives. This

Studio Elective Review: Machine Knitting

Each semester the average full time Parsons BFA Undergraduate student will take anywhere between 14-19 credits worth of classes. These classes are comprised of major specific core studios, Liberal Arts requirement(s) , History requirement(s), University Lectures, and Studio Electives. This