Fashion’s Academic"Esque"Side: The Fashion Studies Journal

WHO: A group of former Master of Arts Fashion Studies program students - Co-founding Editors: Kim Jenkins, Social Programming and Partnership Lead; Lauren Downing Peters, Editor-in-Chief; and Laura Snelgrove, Editor & Editor-at-Large


WHAT: Founded the Fashion Studies Journal


WHEN: The year 2012


WHERE: The Parsons School of Design in New York City


WHY: Through critical, thoughtful writing, the journal seeks to carve a space to address current issues facing the contemporary fashion landscape, while simultaneously examining these issues through the lenses of history and theory.  The editors seek to make connections: between ideas and objects, and between themselves and the fashion-literate population at-large


HOW: As a quarterly online journal - in its 2nd issue post relaunch


Check out the issue HERE!


By: Chanell Hasty