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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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Danielle Steel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Danielle Steel Novelist, Author, Writer Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel, better known by the name Danielle Steel, is an American novelist, currently the best selling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all ...more

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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Marc Jacobs Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the ...more

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

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Nicky Hilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Nicky Hilton Fashion designer, Businessperson, Model Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Hilton is an American businesswoman, fashion model, socialite, celebutante, heiress and fashion designer. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, who was ...more

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Zac Posen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Zac Posen Fashion designer, Businessperson, Designer Zachary E. "Zac" Posen is an American fashion designer.

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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Tom Ford Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer Thomas Carlyle "Tom" Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of Gucci and the creation of the Tom Ford label before ...more

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Lauren Bush is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Lauren Bush Model, Designer Lauren Pierce Bush is the CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects. She is also a fashion model and designer. She is the daughter of Neil Bush and Sharon Bush, granddaughter of ...more

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Veronika Vařeková is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Veronika Vařeková Model Veronika Vařeková is a Czech model. Her name in the English language press is often given as Veronica Varekova. A native of Olomouc, Czech Republic, Veronica moved to New York City at the ...more

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Joel Schumacher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Joel Schumacher Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Joel T. Schumacher is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Some notable films he has directed include The Incredible Shrinking Woman, St. Elmo's Fire, The Lost Boys, Cousins, ...more

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Lauren Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Lauren Jones Model, Actor Lauren Lorraine Jones is an American fashion designer, model, former Barker's Beauty on The Price Is Right, former professional wrestler, former WWE Diva, actress in The Expendables, and the ...more

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Narciso Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Narciso Rodriguez Fashion designer, Designer Narciso Rodriguez is an 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
Jasper Conran Designer Jasper Alexander Thirlby Conran OBE is an English fashion designer. He is the son of Sir Terence Conran, a designer, and Shirley Conran, an author.

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Rob Zombie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Rob Zombie Programmer, Songwriter, Musician Rob Zombie is an American musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. He rose to prominence as a founding member of the band White Zombie which formed in the mid-1980s and rose to ...more

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Donna Karan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Donna Karan Fashion designer, Designer Donna Karan, also known under the alias "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
Bill Blass Fashion designer, Designer William Ralph "Bill" Blass was an American fashion designer, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was the recipient of many fashion awards, including seven Coty Awards and the Fashion ...more

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Jasper Johns is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Jasper Johns Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker Jasper Johns is an American painter and printmaker.

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Zang Toi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Zang Toi Fashion designer, Designer Zang Toi 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
Herbert Muschamp Architectural Critic, Critic Herbert Mitchell Muschamp 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
Rockwell Kent Artist Rockwell Kent was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and writer.

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Willi Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Willi Smith Fashion designer Willi Donnell Smith was an American fashion designer, regarded at the time of his death as one of the most successful young African-American designers in the industry. His company Williwear Ltd. ...more

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Norman Norell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Norman Norell Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer Norman Norell was an American fashion designer known for his elegant suits and tailored silhouettes. The son of a haberdasher, from early childhood Norell had an ambition to become an artist. ...more

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Anna Sui is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Anna Sui Fashion designer, Designer 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
Ai Weiwei Film Producer, Cinematographer, Designer 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
Luke Song Fashion designer, Millinery, Designer 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
Derek Lam Fashion designer, Designer 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

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Jack McCollough is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Jack McCollough Fashion designer Jack McCollough is the co-founder of womenswear label Proenza Schouler.

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Lazaro Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Lazaro Hernandez Fashion designer Lazaro Hernandez is the co-founder of womenswear label Proenza Schouler.

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Anand Jon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Anand Jon Fashion designer, Designer Anand Jon Alexander, known as Anand Jon; is a fashion designer and convicted rapist, who appeared on America's Next Top Model. He was convicted of multiple sex-related offenses in a Los Angeles ...more

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Thakoon Panichgul is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Thakoon Panichgul Fashion designer, Designer Thakoon Panichgul is a Thai-American fashion designer.

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Albert Capraro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Albert Capraro Fashion designer Albert Capraro is an American fashion designer. He is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and worked for Lilly Dache and Oscar de la Renta before starting his own business in 1974. His ...more

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Alexander Wang is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Alexander Wang Fashion designer, Designer Alexander Wang is an American fashion designer and the creative director of Balenciaga. At age 19, he moved to New York City to attend Parsons. In 2005, after two years at Parsons, he decided to ...more

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Alfred Sung is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Alfred Sung Fashion designer, Designer Alfred Sung is a Chinese-born Canadian fashion designer, producing apparel, fragrance, accessories and home fashions for women and men. He was born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong. Sung is ...more

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Yelena Yemchuk is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Yelena Yemchuk Painter, Film Director, Photographer Yelena Yemchuk is a professional photographer, painter and film director, best known for her work with The Smashing Pumpkins. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, her family moved to Brooklyn, New York when ...more

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Behnaz Sarafpour is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Behnaz Sarafpour Designer Behnaz Sarafpour is a New York City-based designer who introduced a line of women's apparel bearing her name in 2001. She attended Parsons School of Design, where she was honored with the Golden ...more

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Charis Michelsen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Charis Michelsen Model, Actor, Voice acting Charis Elisa Michelsen is an American actress, a former model and a make-up artist.

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Jayne Couch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Jayne Couch Film Art Director, Production Designer Jayne Couch is a film art director and production designer.

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Carine Roitfeld is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Carine Roitfeld Editor, Journalist, Writer Carine Roitfeld is the former editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, a position she held from 2001 to January 31, 2011. A former fashion model and writer, she announced her resignation on December 17, ...more

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Paul Rand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Paul Rand Designer, Graphic Designer Paul Rand was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and Steve ...more

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Brian Wood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Brian Wood Cartoonist, Writer Brian Wood is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer. He is known primarily as a comic book creator; Wood both writes, illustrates, and designs graphic novels and serialized monthly comic ...more

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Adrian Adolph Greenberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Adrian Adolph Greenberg Costume Designer Adrian Adolph Greenberg, widely known as Adrian, was an American costume designer whose most famous costumes were for The Wizard of Oz and other Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films of the 1930s and 1940s. ...more

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Doo-Ri Chung is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Doo-Ri Chung Fashion designer Doo-Ri Chung is a Korean-American fashion designer.

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Roy Lichtenstein is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Roy Lichtenstein Sculptor, Painter, Artist Roy Fox Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement. ...more

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Alex Steinweiss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Alex Steinweiss Graphic Designer, Artist Alexander "Alex" Steinweiss was a graphic design artist known for inventing album cover art.

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George Bellows is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
George Bellows Painter, Artist George Wesley Bellows was an American realist painter, known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City, becoming, according to the Columbus Museum of Art, "the most acclaimed ...more

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Jennifer Barretta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Jennifer Barretta Pool Player Jennifer Barretta is a professional pool player.

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Duane Michals is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Duane Michals Photographer Duane Michals is an American photographer. Michals's work makes innovative use of photo-sequences, often incorporating text to examine emotion and philosophy.

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Irene Sharaff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Irene Sharaff Costume Designer Irene Sharaff was an American costume designer for stage and screen. Her work earned her five Academy Awards and a Tony Award.

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Ryan McGinley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Ryan McGinley Artist, Photographer Ryan McGinley is an American photographer living in New York City who began making photographs in 1998. In 2003, at the age of 25, McGinley was one of the youngest artists to have a solo show at ...more

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Adolph Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Adolph Gottlieb Artist Adolph Gottlieb was an American abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and printmaker.

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Oscar Nunez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni
Oscar Nunez Television director, Comedian, Dental technician Oscar Nunez, sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, is a Cuban American actor and comedian. He was a member of The Groundlings and later portrayed Dunder Mifflin's paper supply ...more