Parsons Final Thesis Presentation – Womens collection.

Every one loves this oversized jacket. Again exaggerated in details but still wearable and marketable. Noticed the oversized pocket and hem, plus the oversized loops on shoulder and back. Follow the previous oversized cardigan, these were designed by the same student. Two layered skirt with an oversized pocket. Inspired by body movement. Used tone onContinue reading “Parsons Final Thesis Presentation – Womens collection.”

Parsons Final Thesis Presentation – Accessory section.

Horse riding collections, including hammer, belt, bags and shoes. The presentation form testifies students’ presentation skills, merchandise planning and mix and match skills. Give attention to the set up of the table, the visual display is part of the exam. Again, creative in details and marketable, excellent craftsmanship. All students are requested to make productsContinue reading “Parsons Final Thesis Presentation – Accessory section.”

Fashion II

I arrive in Philadelphia today. The weather in east coast changes like this. I felt like I needed to wear a feathered coat yesterday but I am wearing a T-shirt today. Spring is so short and summer finally comes. The new trend now is riding a bike instead of driving a car, which is both healthyContinue reading “Fashion II”

Jewish Culture II_ The Anniversary of Holocaust

This event I went today is very sorrow – the anniversary of holocaust, which is held on the fifth avenue in NY. This is the host. The whole event is held according to Jewish tradition. This is the guest speaker, Prof. Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize winner. He is 86 years old now, one of theContinue reading “Jewish Culture II_ The Anniversary of Holocaust”

Final Thesis Panel Presentation of BFA Fashion Design – Parsons 2014

This is the Final Thesis Panel Presentation of BFA Fashion Design of Parson in 2014. Students would display their works first and then receive individual comments. Every student would do his or her individual presentation. I like this series very much. But it has a high requirement of the body – only tall people couldContinue reading “Final Thesis Panel Presentation of BFA Fashion Design – Parsons 2014”

Philadelphia II

Only when you arrive in Philly can you understand how famous Benjamin Franklin is. As the famous politician, writer, publisher, you can sense his influence wherever you go. Apart from his contribution to electricity, he also had a huge impact on Independence War and education. This is his tomb together with his wife. There areContinue reading “Philadelphia II”

Washington DC

White house. I‘m pretty sure many of our municipal governmental offices are more magnificent than this one but… Power has nothing to do with the physical building. There is a vast green land between the Capitol hill and the monument ~ the national mall. People play sports, vend small items here. A fun place forContinue reading “Washington DC”

EFM – Fashion News Express

Angelina Jolie’s new jewelry line to fund girls’ school in Afghanistan Jolie partnered up with Procop after meeting him when he designed the engagement ring given to her by Brad Pitt last April. Together, the two have designed a line of jewelry partially inspired by jewels that the actress has worn herself, including a black and goldContinue reading “EFM – Fashion News Express”

EFM – Sustainable Fashion

Translated/ Edited by Sherry Chen   A Final Embrace Many powerful photographs have been made in the aftermath of the devastating collapse of a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. But one photo, by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, has emerged as the most heart wrenching, capturing an entire country’s grief in a singleContinue reading “EFM – Sustainable Fashion”