FUSION FASHION SHOW 2015

PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN VS. THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY


3 Comments

2015 Best School & Best Designers!

After an amazing weekend of mind blowing talent and excitement on the runway, the results are in.

F.I.T. won best overall school.

Haley Byfield won Best Designer for F.I.T.*

Annie Meng won Best Designer for Parsons.

best-designers-2015

Congratulations to all and thank you for supporting young talent & Fusion Fashion Show!

*Note: Haley Byfield is only the third female that has won Best Designer from F.I.T. and the first in seven years! Both of these young women took home the honor of best designer on International Women’s Day!


Leave a comment

Fusion Fun Facts 2015

Fusion Fun Facts 2015…

→ Haley Byfield is only the third female that has won Best Designer from F.I.T. and the first in seven years!

→ Annie Meng used candy necklaces and suckers as accessories, as did the winner of Best Designer in 2001! (They must be good luck!)

→ Fusion 2015 is the highest attended Fusion in history!

→ F.I.T. has won 5 of the past 7 years and now leads Parsons in overall wins by 2.

→ More winning Best Designers have come from the middle of the lineup than any other section.

→ Designers don’t choose their own music.

Fusion 2016 is going to be epic.


Leave a comment

Opening Fusion 2015…

Joshua Homic

Graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Joshua Homic launched his namesake RTW label HOMIC in 2014. With a concentration on pattern making, HOMIC combines geometric forms and unique textiles to create unisex silhouettes that convey a androgynous lifestyle. Our philosophy is dictated by aesthetic utility; we believe garments reflect a human passion to evolve. HOMIC garments are more than a monetary value, they represent the potential of change.

unnamed

Madison Li (contact)

Madison’s collection is inspired by contemporary architectural home. The juxtaposition between architectural details like exterior rendering, cladding, ventilation, windows, and interior softness and nakedness is core to bring out the feeling of being sheltered, cocooned, and comfortable while looking fresh and effortless.
unnamed (1)


Leave a comment

Fusion 2015 Designers Announced!

The Fusion 2015 Designers have been announced! In honor of our 16th year (our Sweet 16), we have chosen 16 designers to represent each school this year! That’s 32 amazing collections you’ll get to see on the runway.

Parsons The New School For Design

Sydney Loew
Marissa Petturuti
Jared Ellner
Beate Karlsson
Gemma In Nei Hoi
Kekoa Iskandar
Annie Meng
Jeremyn Lee
Qi Wang
Isabella Bravo
Rhea Goyal
Aviva Xue
Arthur Morisset
Elina Yuanjun Guan
Shikun Liu
Lyazzat Utepova

The Fashion Institute of Technology

Lauren Barkley
Pei-Yin Yeh
Julianna Trujillo
Hannah Lajba
Lilly Reynolds
Sieun Hwang
Lindy Fox
Kevin Kim
Julia Cork
Kelly Kuhl
Ron Ramos
Aaron Rosa
Haley Byfield
Aly Reinert
Doosan Baek
Heegyum Kim

Fusion 2015 Volunteers

Kerianne Meehan
Grace Insogna
Madeline Beallor
Laurel Yau
Lanique Peterson
Mihoko Matsumoto
Sadie Bell
Adele Kikuchi
Jennifer Dai
Norah Murphy
Nicky Campbell
Elena Lizza
Shana Sanichar
Helena Yang
Allison Pinz
Vicky Bateman

 


4 Comments

CONGRATULATIONS FUSION 2014 DESIGNERS!

CONGRATULATIONS TO F.I.T., WINNER OF THE BEST OVERALL SCHOOL AWARD!

Congrats to Joshua Homic for winning Best Designer at the winning school, FIT!

1897681_686464091417639_1925323094_n

Congratulations to Madison Li for winning best designer at Parsons!

1604388_686464344750947_563209072_n

And of course, thank you to our wonderful judges Joe Zee, Peter Davis, Regina Rourke, Mary Kate Steinmiller and Richard Lowe. We love you!

1940011_686466861417362_870756333_n

Our new home is SO cool! There are 500 seats on the other side of this!

1779794_686020654795316_1571815995_n


Leave a comment

CONGRATULATIONS 2013 WINNERS!

Congratulations to the Winners of Fusion 2013!

Best overall school: The Fashion Institute of Technology

.

Best Designer, F.I.T.: K’ Luu

181093_505316339532416_864801961_n

Photo by Ryan Duffin

 

.

Best Designer, Parsons:  Maria Van Nguyen

69225_505317589532291_1353029139_n

 

Photo by Ryan Duffin

.

See photos from the F.I.T. design team.

See photos from the Parsons design team.

.

See you next year, for our 15th anniversary!