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Parsons Hosts MFA Style Display at Brooklyn Museum: Pictures, Main points – WWD

Parsons hosted its original MFA fashion display on Monday on the Brooklyn Museum, bringing in combination 15 scholars who confirmed various, summary collections as a part of their “We Dem Kids” activation. 

“This is such a special group of students because they’re telling such important narratives through their collection,” stated Ben Barry, dean of favor at Parsons. “Whether they’re drawing from their lived experience, whether it’s a larger commentary on the world or whether their collection is really about the process and making — these collections tell stories. These are also collections that have been thought about and conceptualized for two years of their graduate degree, so these are also very meaningful pieces of work because of the time that they’ve put into developing them.” 

The 15 designers integrated Anna Roth, Chang Liu, Fabiola Soavelo, Hsiao-Han Kuo, Mel Corchado, Nan Jiang, Natsumi Aoki, Pipenco Lorena, Ren Haixi, Siri, Tale, Light Ning, Yamil Arbaje, Ying Kong and Yu Gong. Each and every fashion designer showcased a number of seems that ranged from recent fashion to avant-garde seems. 

At the recent facet, most of the designers created fresh takes on suiting, comparable to deconstructed seems and cropped silhouettes, in addition to knitwear designed with daring graphics.  

Alternative designers went extra summary with their collections, comparable to one fashion designer who despatched fashions unwell the runway in closely draped hooded clothes with immense optic. 

“You’ll see it’s a range — there’s not a central theme that unifies them,” Barry stated in regards to the collections. “Really each of [the designers] has honed their own creative voice and vision and been encouraged to develop that over the two years. I’m excited that they’re able to present together as a group and at the Brooklyn Museum. I think this is a really important moment for Parsons to be part of New York Fashion Week, and to be a part of the Brooklyn community and, of course, to be a part of the fashion industry.” 

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