Why A Parsons Student Designed A Collection For Syrian Refugees

Saddened and inspired by images she’s seen in the news, recent Parsons School of Design graduate Angela Luna thought of ways to use design to help Syrian refugees.

The result was a collection that just won the Designer of the Year Womenswear Award at a prestigious benefit event.

Here & Now co-host Robin Young speaks with Luna about why she wanted to shift her focus from Valentino and Chanel to a humanitarian crisis.

More Photos Of Angela Luna’s Designs


  • Angela Luna, recent Parsons School of Design graduate, and winner of the Designer of the Year Womenswear Award given out each year by Parsons.
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