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Amazon Fashion Studio Sessions

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Dear Students,

Calling all aspiring Parsons Designers, Stylists, Photographers, and Directors!

Amazon Fashion continues with the third annual “Amazon Fashion Studio Sessions,” a one day team based EDITORIAL CHALLENGE taking place at Amazon’s state-of-the-art Imaging Studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Saturday October 17th.

We’re assembling two unstoppable teams, 1 Womenswear, 1 Menswear to represent Parsons and compete in the challenge. Working with tools and resources provided by Amazon Fashion, including photography bay/hair/makeup/wardrobe/props equipment, each team will have one day to produce an editorial page.

Interested? All School of Fashion Undergraduate students of BFA, AAS, and AFM are invited to apply by:

1. Select one of the following categories: (Womenswear / Menswear)

  • Styling
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Art Direction/Set Design
  • Fashion and/or Accessories Editing
2. Submit below items by the deadline of Monday, September 21st @ 3:00PM to and list AMAZON FASHION STUDIO SESSIONS in the subject line. 
  • Completed Entry Form. Click here.
  • 3-5 Images/pieces of work supporting your selected category (PDF, JPEG, Video or URL links).
  • Tell us why you’d like to be part of the challenge (in a few lines).
  • See Flyer here!

A message from the team at Amazon:

On the day of the competition, each team will be challenged to create an editorial campaign image styled with merchandise from Amazon Fashion’s holiday-season fashion closet. We will provide each team with it’s own photography bay, as well as all of the necessary tools to create a compelling editorial message (e.g. models, hair and makeup artists, wardrobe assistants, props, equipment, etc.). Each team will present their final work to a panel or judges from Amazon Fashion’s esteemed executive team. The winning womenswear and menswear category will be featured on!

The first-place teams in each category will receive $25,000 ($5,000 per each first-place winner), the second-place teams in each category will receive $10,000 ($2,000 per each second-place winner).
****Please note that students who have participated in previous Studio Sessions are not eligible to participate in the 2015 competition.

Students will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Creative vision
  • The ability to fulfill one of the team tools described above
  • Undergraduate level
  • Past internship experience in art, fashion, or photography
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older


Please note that participating students should expect to spend the full day – from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – at Amazon Fashion’s Imaging Studio in Williamsburg on October 17, 2015.

All entries are due no later than September 21st!

We will announce the selected participants on September 25th!

Best of luck,

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