In my collection I tried to achieve the roughness through the use of raw untreated rope that I let unravel, the use of rough distressed and natural leathers. I wanted to mix all those elements with soft fabrics such as silk, charmeuse, really fine jerseys and knit. I really experimented with...

For the next few days I'll bring you the collections of the Designer of the Year nominees. Sixteen out of almost 200 graduating students from the fashion design department at Parsons the New School for Design were nominated for their outstanding achievement with their fashion design thesis...

Her thesis collection revolves around the various frills and gathers formed by different lengths of elastic cords. She played with the difference between free form of frills and the strict nature of tailoring. Instead of just using them as decorative elements, she had them dictate the shape...

For her senior thesis collection at Parsons she used the fabricated story of building your own house and burning it down. She used the sustainable AirDye technology in four out of her five looks. Fabrics are printed on both sides, thus allowing her to leave the garments unlined and still...

Ali's strength is in developing textiles and fabric treatments and in this collection she developed the burnt out pattern on the velvet and dyed all the fabrics. TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a011279470c7b28a401543221f35a970c Listed below are...

Stylist Alex Sweterlitsch And here's John Paul himself presenting his collection in front of the panel of judges this past week. I am especially proud of JP because he was in my senior concepts class this year and I experienced some of the "birthing pains" of working on this collection...

And here's a second Jean Paul Gaultier dress from the Spring 2011 Haute Couture Collection attending the 2011 Grammy Awards Ceremony! This time it's Rihanna who chose the bride dress from the Jean Paul Gaultier couture collection (which was originally presented on the catwalk by Andrej...

BURBERRY Pre-Fall Collection 2011 Posted by Dolls Factory on Monday, 13 December 2010 · 4 Comments BURBERRY Pre-Fall Collection 2011 Christopher Bailey is revolutionizing the Burberry collection lately. We all loved the summer 2011 collection and it has been a favorite among celebrities...

After a grueling week of almost 200 BFA graduating students showing their fashion thesis collections at Parsons The New School for Design I've amassed thousands of photos of incredible design work. I can't even call it student work because there is such maturity and complete thought process...

The result is a collection of clothing for New York Buddhists with the chaos of Wenzhou alleys and the cultural blend of Shanghai. The following stunning photos are from Carmen's look-book: During her junior year at Parsons The New School for Design Carmen was selected as the 2010...

 

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