Posts Tagged: teaching fashion design in NYC

Parsons MFA Rejects Business of Fashion’s School Rankings

This is a big deal. It feels almost rebellious to go out on a limb like this in our corporate environment but it’s just the spirit the fashion industry needs more of. I’m all about it. Rock and roll! Read

Parsons MFA Rejects Business of Fashion’s School Rankings

This is a big deal. It feels almost rebellious to go out on a limb like this in our corporate environment but it’s just the spirit the fashion industry needs more of. I’m all about it. Rock and roll! Read

Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry

Following on from my last post advising students how to transition from school into the fashion industry, this one is for those already working who want to get recognized, get promoted, and generally impress their way up the ladder. Illustrated

Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry

Following on from my last post advising students how to transition from school into the fashion industry, this one is for those already working who want to get recognized, get promoted, and generally impress their way up the ladder. Illustrated

How many CEOs does it take to change a lightbulb?

While the NYC skyline is still awe-inspiring, some other aspects of this place leave me scratching my head. Truly. What will it take? Read it and weep here… And feel free to weigh in. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

How many CEOs does it take to change a lightbulb?

While the NYC skyline is still awe-inspiring, some other aspects of this place leave me scratching my head. Truly. What will it take? Read it and weep here… And feel free to weigh in. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

The Plight of the Misunderstood Genius

Teaching fashion design has its moments… It’s not all basic princess seams, zipper insertion and welt pockets; it offers opportunities for fully lined, shoulder padded, head-to-toe sequined, handkerchief-hemmed hilarity (No, really, it does.) I meet such variety of the human

The Plight of the Misunderstood Genius

Teaching fashion design has its moments… It’s not all basic princess seams, zipper insertion and welt pockets; it offers opportunities for fully lined, shoulder padded, head-to-toe sequined, handkerchief-hemmed hilarity (No, really, it does.) I meet such variety of the human

Warning: Watching Fashion Shows Could Seriously Effect Your Career

The most disappointing thing a professor can hear in the classroom is the cliché “I don’t like to look at what others are doing.” So you are designing in a vacuum, with nary a care for what the fashion system

Warning: Watching Fashion Shows Could Seriously Effect Your Career

The most disappointing thing a professor can hear in the classroom is the cliché “I don’t like to look at what others are doing.” So you are designing in a vacuum, with nary a care for what the fashion system

The Fashion Designer’s Portfolio

My latest article for Fashion United talks about that book of dreams all fashion students agonize over. After 15+ years and counting, mine can still pose me some challenges in this ever-changing industry…The all-important fashion portfolio… The Graduate Portfolio as

The Fashion Designer’s Portfolio

My latest article for Fashion United talks about that book of dreams all fashion students agonize over. After 15+ years and counting, mine can still pose me some challenges in this ever-changing industry…The all-important fashion portfolio… The Graduate Portfolio as