The New School Archives Digital Collections

Related person/organization

Stanley M. Herman (depicts)


October 1994


Parsons Institutional Collections



MLA Citation:

Critic session with Stan Herman. October 1994. Parsons School of Design Fashion Critic Direction Audio Recordings. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Jul 2019


In this audio recording, fashion designer Stan Herman provides a detailed personal biography, explaining why and how he started in the fashion industry and traces the successes and failures of his career on Seventh Avenue. He inquires about the lives of the students in the class. Herman proposes that his project, "The Shape of the Nineties," will focus on silhouettes and shapes. The sound quality of this recording is poor. This recording may have been made on October 11, 1994. In the fashion show program, this project is titled, "Shape of Things to Come."