Learn how to use inspiration, translate abstract ideas into beautiful garments, and navigate the ever-changing fashion industry with Shelley Fox, director of the Fashion Design and Society MFA program at Parsons School for Design. This workshop—inspired by designer Rei Kawakubo—will help you become an entrepreneurial thinker and make the most of your environment and networks.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Rei Kawakubo: Art of the In-Between.
This workshop meets in The Met's galleries and studios. Participants must be 18 or older. Space is limited. Registration ends at noon on the Tuesday before the first day of the course. Limited student discounts are available; a student ID must be presented at the first class. For more information, email email@example.com or call 212-396-5460 to receive information about student pricing.
Instructor: Shelley Fox
Shelley Fox is the Donna Karan Professor of Fashion and director of the Fashion Design and Society MFA program at Parsons School of Design in New York. An award-winning designer, Fox has created experimental and innovative collections that have been sold and exhibited internationally. Fox was a research fellow at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, for 14 years. Her work has been published widely in fashion, design, and art journals, as well as in academic publications. Fox has received the Crafts Council Development Award (1996), the Peugeot Design Award for textiles (1999), and the Stanley Picker Fellowship for Design (2005), among other awards.