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Quote of Inspiration

“It was always my dream to be a dress designer and that my mother accepted this decision. You are like a butterfly, in every moment you must have good reception ; in every moment you must be attentive and notice the little things to be creative. 24 more words


What NOT to wear on a (court) date

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably what my psychiatrist calls a “non-risk averse personality.”  You want to experience life’s rich cornucopia on your terms! I, for one, applaud you for your adventurousness and carefreedom. 559 more words

The (Pointless) Revival of Paul Poiret

Sometime in the 1920s, Paul Poiret had a chance encounter with Coco Chanel. Dressed in black, she was svelte and sobering, even as the rest of Parisian high society was recovering from the war that ended the Belle Époque. 1,019 more words


Keeping Inspired: How to Fend Off Creative Block

At Parsons, we’ve been known to be a pretty “conceptual” school. What does this mean you ask? Depending on your major choice you’ll be working with a variety of media, often very specific to your trade. 795 more words