Ben Barry

Ben Barry
School of Fashion, Parsons School of Design
Ben Barry (he/him) is Dean of Fashion and Associate Professor of Equity and Inclusion in Fashion at Parsons School of Design in New York City. He teaches courses and leads research projects that explore the intersectional fashion experiences of disabled, fat, trans and queer people and collaborates with them to co-design clothing and fashion media. He holds PhD in Management from Cambridge University.

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January 17
12:00 pm12:30 pm

The market for plus-size fashion is worth nearly $30 billion in the US alone. In this session Marie Denee, creator and editor-in-chief of The Curvy Fashionista talks to Alexandra Waldman, co-founder and creative director of Universal Standard, Jessica Murphy from TrueFit and Ben Barry, Dean of Fashion at Parsons school about why the fashion industry needs to rethinking its approach to the plus… Read more