Vogue – With colleges closed and graduation ceremonies canceled, the members of the class of 2020 have seen the last few months of their education disrupted in ways that no one could have imagined. Rather than going out with a bang, their academic careers are coming to a sputtering end. For graduating students at the Parsons’ School of Fashion however, there is some light at the end of the tunnel: Today, the school announced it would be partnering with Solange Knowles and Saint Heron on Here and Now, an immersive virtual festival designed to celebrate the thesis and capstone work of final-year students.

“When we realized that we weren’t going to be able to hold our festival in the way we typically would, we started to brainstorm around what we could do, not just for the students, but also for the fashion industry and the creative community,” said Jason Kass, interim dean of Fashion at the Parsons School of Design. “Solange and the team at Saint Heron instantly came to mind.”…

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