UPDATE: Justin Chu and Mijia Zhang
WIN THE "EMPOWERING IMAGINATION"
STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION
Today, fourteen Parsons BFA Fashion Design graduates presented their thesis collections to a panel of fashion-industry insiders that included Bottega Veneta's Tomas Maier, Style.com's Dirk Standen, Kering's Laurent Claquin, "Paper" magazine's Mickey Boardman, Saks Fifth Avenue's Colleen Sherin, Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea, and Parsons' Simon Collins. The judges awarded top honors to Justin Chu and Mijia Zhang, with honorable mention to Ximon Lee. In addition to internships with Kering, both winners will receive mentorship from Style.com. Take a closer look at the winners and all the finalists below.
Hye Won Jang
Shin Young Jang
Hye Gin Hamm
Carlota Salvadores Calero