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Famous Parsons The New School For Design Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Danielle Steel1

    Danielle Steel

    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel (born August 14, 1947) is an American writer,...  more

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  • Marc Jacobs2

    Marc Jacobs

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceNew 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...  more

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  • Isaac Mizrahi3

    Isaac Mizrahi

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Isaac Mizrahi (born October 14, 1961) is an American fashion designer, TV presenter, and Chief...  more
  • Nicky Hilton4

    Nicky Hilton

    Fashion designer, Businessperson


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Nicholai Olivia Rothschild (née Hilton; born October 5, 1983) is an American businesswoman,...  more

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  • Zac Posen5

    Zac Posen

    Fashion designer, Businessperson


    BirthplaceSoHo, 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...  more

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  • Tom Ford6

    Tom Ford

    Fashion designer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceAustin, Texas, United States of America

    Thomas Carlyle Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He...  more

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    #18 of 69 The Most Influential Fashion Designers Of All Time#17 of 154 The Most Influential People in Fashion

  • Lauren Bush7

    Lauren Bush

    Model, Designer


    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Lauren Pierce Bush Lauren (born June 25, 1984) is the CEO and Co-Founder of FEED Projects. ...  more
  • Veronika Vařeková8


    BirthplaceOlomouc, Czech Republic

    Veronika Vařeková (born 19 June 1977) is a Czech model. Her name in the English language press...  more
  • Joel Schumacher9

    Joel Schumacher

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Joel T. Schumacher (August 29, 1939 – June 22, 2020) was an American filmmaker. Schumacher...  more

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  • Lauren Jones10

    Lauren Jones

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceJackson, Mississippi, United States of America

    For the Kentucky meteorologist Lauren Jones, see WAVE (TV). For the former Alabama...  more
  • Narciso Rodriguez11

    Narciso Rodriguez

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Narciso Rodriguez (American Spanish: [naɾˈsiso roˈðɾiɣes]) is a Cuban American fashion...  more
  • Jasper Conran12


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Jasper Alexander Thirlby Conran OBE (born 12 December 1959) is an English designer. He has...  more
  • Rob Zombie13

    Rob Zombie

    Programmer, Songwriter


    BirthplaceHaverhill, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Massachusetts

    Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings; January 12, 1965) is an American musician and...  more
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  • Donna Karan14

    Donna Karan

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceForest Hills, New York City, New York

    Donna Karan (born Donna Ivy Faske; October 2, 1948), also known as "DK", is an American...  more

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  • Bill Blass15

    Bill Blass

    Fashion designer, Designer

    AgeDec. at 80 (1922-2002)

    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana

    William Ralph Blass (June 22, 1922 – June 12, 2002) was an American fashion designer, born in...  more
  • Jasper Johns16

    Jasper Johns

    Sculptor, Painter


    BirthplaceAugusta, Georgia, United States of America

    Jasper Johns (born May 15, 1930) is an American painter, sculptor and printmaker whose work is...  more
  • Zang Toi17

    Zang Toi

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceKelantan, Malaysia

    Zang Toi (born 11 June 1961) is a Malaysian designer....  more
  • Herbert Muschamp18

    Herbert Muschamp

    Architectural Critic, Critic

    AgeDec. at 60 (1947-2007)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Herbert Mitchell Muschamp (November 28, 1947 – October 2, 2007) was an American architecture...  more
  • Rockwell Kent19

    AgeDec. at 89 (1882-1971)

    BirthplaceTarrytown, New York

    Rockwell Kent (June 21, 1882 – March 13, 1971) was an American painter, printmaker,...  more
  • Willi Smith20

    Willi Smith

    Fashion designer

    AgeDec. at 39 (1948-1987)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Willi Donnell Smith (February 29, 1948 – April 17, 1987) was an American fashion designer. At...  more
  • Norman Norell21

    Norman Norell

    Fashion designer, Designer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1900-1972)

    BirthplaceNoblesville, Indiana

    Norman David Levinson (April 20, 1900 – October 25, 1972) known professionally as Norman...  more
  • Anna Sui22

    Anna Sui

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Anna Sui is an American fashion designer. Sui is one of the most celebrated names in American...  more
  • Ai Weiwei23

    Ai Weiwei

    Film Producer, Cinematographer


    BirthplaceChina, Beijing, Eurasia

    Ai Weiwei is a film producer and film director....  more
  • Luke Song24

    Luke Song

    Fashion designer, Millinery


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Luke Song is an American contemporary high fashion milliner designer....  more
  • Derek Lam25

    Derek Lam

    Fashion designer, Designer



    Derek Lam is an American fashion designer, known for using pretty, feminine fabrics combined...  more