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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Parsons The New School for Design and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Parsons The New School for Design, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Parsons The New School for Design include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Parsons The New School for Design alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Parsons The New School for Design are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Parsons The New School for Design.

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Parsons The New School for Design?” and “Which celebrities are Parsons The New School for Design alumni?”
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Danielle Steel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 71

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel (born August 14, 1947) is an American writer, best known for her romance novels. She is the bestselling author alive and the fourth bestselling ...more

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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Age: 55

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963) is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for his own fashion label, Marc Jacobs, and formerly Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, which was ...more

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Isaac Mizrahi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Costume Designer

Age: 57

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Isaac Mizrahi (born October 14, 1961) is an American fashion designer, TV presenter, and Chief Designer of the Isaac Mizrahi brand for Xcel Brands. Based in New York City, he is best known for ...more

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Nicky Hilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Businessperson, Model

Age: 35

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nicholai Olivia Rothschild (née Hilton; born October 5, 1983) is an American businesswoman, socialite, model and fashion designer. She is a member of the Hilton family by birth, and a ...more

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Zac Posen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Businessperson, Designer

Age: 38

Birthplace: SoHo, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Zachary E. Posen (born October 24, 1980) is an American fashion designer. In 2000, Posen received a prominent career opportunity after a dress he made for Naomi Campbell changed hands several ...more

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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer

Age: 57

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

Thomas Carlyle Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He launched his eponymous luxury brand in 2006, having previously served as the Creative Director at ...more

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Lauren Bush is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Model, Designer

Age: 34

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Lauren Pierce Bush Lauren (born June 25, 1984) is the CEO and Co-Founder of FEED Projects. She is also known for her previous career as a fashion model and designer. She is a daughter of Neil ...more

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Veronika Vařeková... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Model

Age: 41

Birthplace: Olomouc, Czech Republic

Veronika Vařeková (born 19 June 1977) is a Czech model. Her name in the English language press is often given as Veronica Varekova.
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Joel Schumacher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 79

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Joel T. Schumacher (; born August 29, 1939) is an American filmmaker. Schumacher rose to fame after directing three hit films: St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), and Flatliners ...more

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Lauren Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

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Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 58

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Narciso Rodriguez (American Spanish: [naɾˈsiso roˈðɾiɣes]) is a Cuban American fashion designer.
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Jasper Conran is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Designer

Age: 59

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Jasper Alexander Thirlby Conran OBE (born 12 December 1959) is an English designer. He has worked on collections of womenswear and for the home, as well as productions for the stage in ballet, ...more
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Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Programmer, Songwriter, Musician

Age: 54

Birthplace: Haverhill, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Massachusetts, + more

Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings; January 12, 1965) is an American musician and filmmaker. He is a founding member of the heavy metal band White Zombie, releasing four studio albums with ...more

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Donna Karan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 70

Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York City, New York

Donna Karan (born Donna Ivy Faske; October 2, 1948), also known as "DK", is an American fashion designer and the creator of the Donna Karan New York and DKNY clothing labels.

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Bill Blass is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: Dec. at 80 (1922-2002)

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana

William Ralph Blass (June 22, 1922 – June 12, 2002) was an American fashion designer, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was the recipient of many fashion awards, including seven Coty Awards and ...more
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Jasper Johns is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker

Age: 88

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Jasper Johns (born May 15, 1930) is an American painter, sculptor and printmaker whose work is associated with abstract expressionism, Neo-Dada, and pop art. He is well known for his depictions ...more

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Zang Toi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 57

Birthplace: Kelantan, Malaysia

Zang Toi (born 11 June 1961) is a Malaysian designer.
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Herbert Muschamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Architectural Critic, Critic

Age: Dec. at 60 (1947-2007)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Herbert Mitchell Muschamp (November 28, 1947 – October 2, 2007) was an American architecture critic.
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Rockwell Kent is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Artist

Age: Dec. at 89 (1882-1971)

Birthplace: Tarrytown, New York

Rockwell Kent (June 21, 1882 – March 13, 1971) was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, writer, sailor, adventurer and voyager.
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Willi Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer

Age: Dec. at 39 (1948-1987)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Willi Donnell Smith (February 29, 1948 – April 17, 1987) was an American fashion designer. At the time of his death, Smith was regarded as one of the most successful African-American designers ...more
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Norman Norell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Age: Dec. at 72 (1900-1972)

Birthplace: Noblesville, Indiana

Norman David Levinson (April 20, 1900 – October 25, 1972) known professionally as Norman Norell, was an American fashion designer famed for his elegant gowns, suits, and tailored silhouettes. ...more
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Anna Sui is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 54

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Anna Sui is an American fashion designer. Sui is one of the most celebrated names in American fashion, known for her timeless designs and ability to transcend eras with historical and culturally ...more
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Ai Weiwei is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Film Producer, Cinematographer, Designer

Age: 61

Birthplace: China, Beijing, Eurasia

Ai Weiwei is a film producer and film director.
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Luke Song is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Millinery, Designer

Age: 46

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Luke Song is an American contemporary high fashion milliner designer.
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Derek Lam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 52

Birthplace: California

Derek Lam is an American fashion designer, known for using pretty, feminine fabrics combined with clean silhouettes. In addition to designing his own line, Lam works as Tod's Creative Director ...more