11 May '11, 12am

Fete Accompli | Parsons After Dark: Taking top honors for their student collections were David Ferron (women's w...

Prom season is upon us and New York is just one big high school, complete with class superlatives: most popular (last week’s Costume Institute gala), most likely to succeed (next week’s ABT party), and best dressed (Monday night’s Fashion Benefit for Parsons The New School for Design). The Parsons crowd included fashion executives (Macy’s Terry Lundgren, Coach’s Lew Frankfort) and designers (Narciso Rodriguez, Peter Som, Jenna Lyons for J. Crew.) The event was held at Chelsea Pier 60. Taking top honors for their student collections were David Ferron (women’s wear), T. Young Hwang (men’s wear) and Serena Chang (children’s wear). Besides the graduates, the evening belonged to Reed Krakoff, a Parsons alumnus and board member who was honored for his work at Coach and under his own label. Joel Towers, the school’s executive dean, announced the Reed Krakoff for Coach Scholarship...

Full article: http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/10/fete-accomp...

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