Printing Fashion 2022


On Thursday 24th and Friday 25th March 2022, the MA in Fashion Studies at The New School Parsons Paris organizes the fourth edition of Printing Fashion. This year we host different round-tables, lectures and conversations around the theme of transformations. The printing publishing industry has suffered a radical shift in the last twenty years and the advent with the digital has forced the different practices and actors – from production to distribution and consumption – to rethink themselves. This year we will reflect on a variety of transformative practices including the passage from print to digital, the transformative powers of making a magazine, the role of printed matter and collecting in the construction of identities, the activation of printed matter via technological innovations in fashion libraries, the role of graphics and art direction in materializing ideas. This year we will investigate all these shifts particularly reflecting on the contemporary transformation of the discourse in fashion media with an increasing affirmation and attention on issues of inclusivity and identity politics.

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Thursday 24th March

WELCOME – 2.00pm
Justin Morin & Marco Pecorari

2.00pm 2.30pm 

Emanuele Coccia (EHESS)

2.30pm – 3.15pm

Reporting Fashion
Moderator: Justin Morin and Marco Pecorari
Miles Socha (WWD Magazine)

3.15pm – 4.00pm

The Magazine as a Transformative Process
Moderator: Justin Morin
KD Presse
Louise Follain (Combo)

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Scrapbooks, Accumulations & Identities
Moderator: Simone Rossi (Cactus Magazine)
Vince Aletti

5.00pm – 6.00pm

Hidden Figures
Moderator: Justin Morin
Anne Desquin (Independent layout artist)

6.00pm – 7.00pm

Rethinking the Magazine
Moderator: Mélody Thomas
Pierre A. M’Pelé (GQ)
Elisabeta Tudor (
Nicolas Dureau (

Friday 25th March

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Remaking the Magazine
Moderator: Marco Pecorari
Hanka van der Voet (A Magazine Reader)
Erica de Greef (African Fashion Research Institute)
Jade Nair (Redressing Vogue)

3.00pm – 4.00pm

Libraries in Process
Moderator: Antoine Bucher and Marco Pecorari
Julie Lê, The Costume Institute Library

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Mediating Fashions
Moderator: Morna Laing and Justin Morin
Olivier Nicklaus (documentary director)
Charlotte Jansen (Dior Podcast host)

5.00pm – 6.00pm

Ideas and Graphics
Moderator: Justin Morin and Marco Pecorari
Paul Boudens

6.00pm – 7.00pm

Purple Magazine
Moderator: Emanuele Coccia (EHESS)
Olivier Zahm (Purple Magazine)