i thought our fall semester was tough but obviously i didn’t know the crap i’d have to go through this semester. it’s like everyone’s coming to school with panda eyes and bad skin because we have no time to sleep. (but i’ll have to say that the people coming to school with a week’s worth of unwashed hair and eye makeup that’s down to their chins is unacceptable.)
so i thought i’d share with you guys just some of my work.
this installment we had at the library was for a men’s fashion history themes course. one of the projects we had to do was to design a menswear collection based on some historical event, linking it with some military theme. my theme was the counter-culture youths from nazi germany, and i had to link it to the russian army. and this was my little exhibit booth! it’s not very clear but what i did was after i finished drawing my figures, i transferred my sketches to some fabric and made little dolls out of it so it looks like a floating mobile. kinda cool right? i’m thinking of a way now to turn all those dolls into some kind of huge-ass necklace.
one of our other major projects that we did in sewing class was to make a jacket. it was crazy because we had so little time to do it.
you see my little illustrations at the top of the page? i wanted to make the green jacket that the girl on the right is wearing. i already have the other two outfits but this jacket was something i wanted to make since forever and never got around to. so this, i guess, was my chance to do it (and provide myself motivation to finish boring homework!)
i was very proud of myself when it was done. i mean, it was kinda hard considering the time crunch. most of my classmates were doing symmetrical outfits and i was the only goon who did something asymmetrical which really is double the work. but it’s done, i’m so proud of it, and i’ve worn it to death since making it!
here is fay, our in-house mo-delle, modeling my jacket. yes, she was one of my classmates and i love her to bits. she’s such a fashionista (although i hate that word) but she’s one of the best dressed people i know. we’ve made multiple attempts at going on a shopping date but it has failed so far. everytime the date comes along, we text each other to say we’re too tired and would rather sleep in bed. HAHAHA! fay!! we need to go out for margeritas and go drunk shopping!!
i would also like to say how proud i am of myself for matching the jacket lining almost perfectly. i am SO damn proud. hahahahahahaha!
my tiny class with our great teacher, anne. i love them. we had good times. weird, but good times. when we lacked sleep and went quite senile and didn’t really know what we were talking about but had a good time laughing anyway.
parsons students, as you can see, bond together because of all the time we spend together:
1) complaining about parsons
2) bitching about homework
3) doing the homework
4) getting no sleep
after all, we are the only ones who understand what the other is going through! when we tell people we haven’t slept in 3 days, people usually respond, “i know, i have so much work too.” no, those people have no idea.
when we tell another parsons fashion student that we haven’t slept in 3 days, IT MEANS WE HAVEN’T SLEPT IN THREE DAYS. FOR REAL.we understand, and we appreciate.