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RE: Fashion Design Programs


From: Marguerite Rohner (rohnerm_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2001 - 05:45:12 PST

I went to Risd and they had a good department but Parsons is just as good if
not better. They have more assess to the garment district, designers etc.
What about FIT in New York?

-----Original Message-----
From: Joel Palombo []
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 11:46 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Fashion Design Programs

I have a very talented student who is interested in studying fashion
design. I am wondering if any of you can recommend good fashion design
programs in the United States, Canada, and/or France (she does speak
French). Naturally, she is also interested in programs that offer
scholarships. Currently she is looking at Parsons, RISD, Pratt, and the
School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I have no first hand experience
with any of these programs and can not recommend other schools for her to
investigate. Any thoughts/information you can pass on to me would be
greatly appreaciated.


Joel Palombo
American Embassy School
New Delhi, India