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Look What You’ll Be Wearing in Ten Years

It might even involve crayons. Seven amazingly bold graduates from Parsons School of Design.

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.

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Katrina Simon

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