It’s that time of year again: The subways are filled with robed college seniors on their way to graduation, and their excitement — and their parents’ pride — lifts the spirits of even the most beleaguered commuters. Earlier this month, I attended the Parsons School of Design B.F.A. fashion presentation and was instantly impressed by the students’ ambitious reinvention of silhouettes, social consciousness, and sense of fun. Here, seven standouts — many of whom received awards at the school’s 70th annual benefit last week — talk about the fashion future, theirs and ours.
*This article appears in the May 28, 2018, issue of New York Magazine. Subscribe Now!