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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

Charles James at The Met

This summer, for the low, low price of whatever you wanted to donate and the judgement of the cashier  you could wander among Charles James’ collection… 67 more words