You’ve been following our coverage of the competition Parsons / barrier, you are well aware that college graduation is near. But it’s not just the Parsons BFA students’ present their latest collections. Tomorrow, the second graduating class of the school community program MFA Fashion Design and disclose their wares in PH ², with the opening of the exhibition organized by Diane von Furstenberg. Yesterday, Professor Shelley Fox and the best of eighteen graduates Style.com provide the first look at a progressive workplace. “What impressed me was not to give up, to experiment and to encourage their persistence in a way they did not know they were capable of themselves,” said Fox graduates, full line-up for the show will be revealed at the New York fashion week in september. This year, Fox put a special emphasis on encouraging students to make. Their own cloth “That’s one way you can really define yourself and set yourself apart from other designers,” he said.
Some take this to the extreme gradients, such as knitwear designer Hannah Jenkinson (above, left). Of England, taking inspiration from 29-year minimum clothing Amish, Mennonites and nuns, as well as sportswear. “But really,” he notes, “is driven by a collection of technologies and processes. Through [explore] the boundaries of what makes something knitted” Take, for example, a clear jumper, which he locked strands of white thread between the two layers of material fuses. Another seemed made of rubber or recycled vintage pieces. Chunky lace-as seen in his thin pants or skirt, carefully embroidered by hand. “Some of [the document] lasted for eight days.”
Melitta Baumeister, a 27-year German designer, took a new wave approach to manufacturing (above, right). He will weave clothes, make molds, and then again in silicone or foam. The result is a classic dress oxford white shirt, bomber or a lace dress, created back in what felt like rubber. Collection, he explained, has to do with “controlling the controllable, liquid materialized, and preserve moments in the movement of clothing.” The digital age also influenced its design. “Now, with things like Instagram, capturing a moment or a memory image is almost more important than the memory itself.”
Reality-concept often overlooked by graduate students-is the focus of this year for some designers, such as Jia Hua (above, left). “For me the most important thing for [clothing] for easy and portable,” said Beijing resident 25 years. “If it can be hung in the museum, which I find rather sad.” They approach real-world clothing with a light hand, though. Her power, glitter-dusted appearance, which affects sportswear and artists Mickalene Thomas, Caroline Larsen, and Dan Flavin, details mixed with the spirit of couture streetwear withdrawn. “I use the cheapest I can find a loophole,” he said with a laugh. Offers hand-sewing, weaving, and especially, clothes, some of which had what appeared to be fine black chiffon extends over part of their fluorescent layer, is anything but.
Twenty-four years old Long Beach, California native Amelia Lindquist (below) to establish his collection of childhood memories in denim, jackets, tops and trousers marked with brown streaks literal. Emotional ties he has his faded jeans and, of course, sunny California day-is the starting point. That, however, was less nostalgic and more forward thinking and fun. A denim jacket and bound oversized tee with denim bleached breasts, which she said her version of a “bikini armor,” which is very intelligent.
Polish-born Piotrek Panszczyk (above, right), in collaboration with Hannah MacGibbon at Chloe before the course, examines the meaning of luxury in his last collection. His rack consists of carefully wrapped, belted jersey T-shirt, structured alpaca and shorn velvet pants down and sprayed with snake skin pattern making, and jersey scarf printed with a copy of her fur coat to wear throughout the winter. Postgraduation, designers hope-finally-broken, in New York. “There’s a lot going on here. Creativity is amazing, but in the end, it’s all about the Benjamins. I think we can push [Creativity] a little further,” he said.
Designers seem to have taken gusto. “The main industry players Fox reports that François-Henri Pinault visit the studio and was very impressed by the innovation network of students (teachers know best!). Uniqlo What’s more is that each and Swarovski has provided scholarships to prospective students (the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation also has financial support) to help. But, Fox explained, in the end the students who help themselves. “They have to challenge themselves and really challenge each other. They go together, they push each other, and I think they are pushing each other, too. “