"What's the Strangest Thing You Did in Fashion School?"

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Lyn Devon
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"What's the Strangest Thing You Did in Fashion School?"

01 of 11

Narciso Rodriguez

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Narciso Rodriguez
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"I didn't graduate. I just recently got my diploma. I had to pay $50 for it. I did it for my mom, mostly."

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-With reporting by Bronwyn Barnes, Joyann King, Bennett Marcus and Natasha Wolff

02 of 11

Chris Benz

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"We would go dancing at the Tunnel on Thursday nights and then go right to class in the morning. We'd be so tired and out of it, but the teachers would love what we were doing!"

03 of 11

Jenni Kayne

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"I wasn't in design school long enough to have anything strange happen to me!"

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04 of 11

Cynthia Rowley

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"I was stopped on my way to school in Chicago by a woman who asked me about what I was wearing. She was a buyer for a big department store and she said, 'Be in my office Monday with your collection.' So I sewed all weekend, she gave me an order and that's how I got started."

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05 of 11

Brian Reyes

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Brian Reyes
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Designer QampA - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Brian Reyes

06 of 11

Prabal Gurung

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Prabal Gurung
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Designer QampA - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Prabal Gurung

07 of 11

Erin Fetherston

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Erin Fetherston
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"I studied fashion at Parson's Paris, which seems to be a bit haunted. We would often lose electricity and would have to drape in the dark."

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08 of 11

Christian Cota

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"The night before my final presentation I was flying back to New York and I left all my sketches at an airport check-in desk. My teachers didn't believe me-people came up with some crazy excuses when they didn't finish their work on time."

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09 of 11

Lela Rose

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Lela Rose
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"One night when delirium had set in, everyone broke out into singing, 'Que sera sera, whatever will be, will be.' I guess it was!"

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10 of 11

Thakoon

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Thakoon
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"I was working at a magazine full time while enrolled at Parsons amp#91;design schoolamp#93; at night."

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Lyn Devon

Designer Q&A - What's the Strangest Thing That Happened to You in Fashion School? - Lyn Devon
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"When I realized I just needed to go work for a fashion company and learn on the job. Not so strange, I guess."

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