In July, Parsons teamed up menswear tradeshow PROJECT New York for the inaugural “Next in Class” program, which afforded five of the school’s top graduates a chance to meet the buyers who help make the fashion industry tick. Here, the emerging talent and “Next in Class” participant Adi Mucktar-Barnes shares his experiences, hopes, and plans for the future. Stay tuned in the coming days to read the stories of his peers.
“It never stops, it’s always changing,” said designer Adi Mucktar-Barnes of why he got into fashion. “As a millennial, I guess that is attractive to me, because it doesn’t get boring. There’s always something new to try or study, and [I try] to figure out a way to put that into my clothes.”