Posts Tagged: fashion education

What I learned from teaching fashion sketch remotely

It’s been interesting teaching a fashion sketch class remotely for the first time during this pandemic. It did not go the way I expected. I describe the pros and cons of the experience in this piece for FashionUnited.

What I learned from teaching fashion sketch remotely

It’s been interesting teaching a fashion sketch class remotely for the first time during this pandemic. It did not go the way I expected. I describe the pros and cons of the experience in this piece for FashionUnited.

Fashion education is rooted in white, nondisabled, cisgender, thin worldview

Fashion schools have traditionally been as elitist as some of the luxury fashion houses. But Bendrak Barry, the new dean of Parsons, which is consistently voted the top fashion school in the US, is out to change all that. I

Fashion education is rooted in white, nondisabled, cisgender, thin worldview

Fashion schools have traditionally been as elitist as some of the luxury fashion houses. But Bendrak Barry, the new dean of Parsons, which is consistently voted the top fashion school in the US, is out to change all that. I

Black Lives Matter in fashion school, a case study

It is rare that an educational institution will permit a journalist to sniff around, speaking to faculty but most importantly to black and brown students about their experience at the school. But one program director at Parsons School of Design

Black Lives Matter in fashion school, a case study

It is rare that an educational institution will permit a journalist to sniff around, speaking to faculty but most importantly to black and brown students about their experience at the school. But one program director at Parsons School of Design

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote education Part 2

Following on from Part 1 which covered the chaos of shutting down their schools, faculty mobilization, and the challenges of teaching student scattered across the globe via Zoom, these three educators from top fashion schools discuss in this second part juicy

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote education Part 2

Following on from Part 1 which covered the chaos of shutting down their schools, faculty mobilization, and the challenges of teaching student scattered across the globe via Zoom, these three educators from top fashion schools discuss in this second part juicy

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote teaching Part 1

It was the semester to end all semesters. But the dust has finally settled and now the fashion professors are opening up for an in-depth report on the experience of remote teaching, the glitches, and high jinx, what teaching in

Leading fashion educators speak out on remote teaching Part 1

It was the semester to end all semesters. But the dust has finally settled and now the fashion professors are opening up for an in-depth report on the experience of remote teaching, the glitches, and high jinx, what teaching in

Is fish skin the new frontier for eco-friendly fashion?

Meet Elisa, my former Moschino colleague, a pioneer in the field of eco-friendly fashion and a talented creative with an impressive resume. Check out my interview with her for FashionUnited where she enlightens us on why the future of fashion

Is fish skin the new frontier for eco-friendly fashion?

Meet Elisa, my former Moschino colleague, a pioneer in the field of eco-friendly fashion and a talented creative with an impressive resume. Check out my interview with her for FashionUnited where she enlightens us on why the future of fashion

Industry bonds with FIT for Future of Fashion runway show

It’s graduate fashion season so today’s eyes are on tomorrow’s bright young things! Up first FIT, the Manhattan-based font of creativity that prides itself on its solid technical skills turning out industry-ready creators. For eye-catching lingerie to rival Agent Provocateur, but

Industry bonds with FIT for Future of Fashion runway show

It’s graduate fashion season so today’s eyes are on tomorrow’s bright young things! Up first FIT, the Manhattan-based font of creativity that prides itself on its solid technical skills turning out industry-ready creators. For eye-catching lingerie to rival Agent Provocateur, but

MoMA’s Big Fall Fashion Exhibition

Anyone looking for something stimulating and thought provoking to do in the city while the weather is still nice should  look no further than the Museum of Modern Art. I went along for their anticipated Fall exhibition opening but first

MoMA’s Big Fall Fashion Exhibition

Anyone looking for something stimulating and thought provoking to do in the city while the weather is still nice should  look no further than the Museum of Modern Art. I went along for their anticipated Fall exhibition opening but first

Design By Algorithm; Will Robots Replace Fashion Designers?

The voices of awe and panic are increasing in volume around this topic and we do have to wonder what’s ahead for our industry which is already buckling under the weight of so much change. I explore its latest potential

Design By Algorithm; Will Robots Replace Fashion Designers?

The voices of awe and panic are increasing in volume around this topic and we do have to wonder what’s ahead for our industry which is already buckling under the weight of so much change. I explore its latest potential

Why Do Fashion Creatives Change Their Minds So Much?

If your partner works in fashion, or your friend who always arrives stressed and late––if she makes it at all!––or if your boss drives you insane at your fashion job, or if you produce product for a fashion brand, this

Why Do Fashion Creatives Change Their Minds So Much?

If your partner works in fashion, or your friend who always arrives stressed and late––if she makes it at all!––or if your boss drives you insane at your fashion job, or if you produce product for a fashion brand, this