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Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department records (pre-2008 accessions)Student Work ➔ Menswear Suiting Coordinates

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related person/organization

Marc Jacobs (designer)

Date

1984

Work Type

drawings

Measurements

11 in (width) x 15 in (height)

Description

Two sets of "menswear suiting coordinates" featured in the 1984 Parsons School of Design annual fashion show, in which Jacobs won the J.C. Penney Student Designer-of-the-Year Award. As indicated on the front side of the illustration, these designs also won the Chester Weinberg award. The back of the illustration includes information about the materials used and their prices. Four fabric samples are attached to the front, which are mostly in neutral shades with light pink accents.

Inscription

Chester/Weinberg/Award/1984/Wendy;Marc Jacobs/Critic: Chester Weinberg/Spring '84/Model: Leah

Source

Photos of the design on the right being worn on the runway may be found here: Lau, Venessa. "Marc Jacobs' Graduating Parsons Show." WWD. June 16, 2010. http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-features/marc-jacobs-graduating-parsons-show-3120385.

Related Terms

Parsons Institutional Collections

Location

box 39, folder 2

Identifier

PIC02002-1_b39_f02_01a

Citation

Marc Jacobs. Menswear Suiting Coordinates . 1984. Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department records (pre-2008 accessions); Student Work. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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