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The Parson School Benefit Honored Solange Knowles, Marco Bizzarri (CEO of Gucci), & Jose Neves (CEO of Farfetch), on its 70th Annual Benefit Gala in New York City !

Photo:David Van Zandt(Parson President),José Neves (Farfetch CEO),Solange Knowles & Marco Bizzarri(Gucci CEO)

NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,05.21-05.22.18)-The renowned Parsons School of Design, hosted its 2018-70th Annual Benefit Gala today (May 21), honoring American acclaimed musician & songwriter Solange Knowles, Iconic Italian fashion powerhouse Gucci's CEO & president Marco Bizzarri and CEO and founder Jose Neves of the online retailer Farfetch at 60th Chelsea Piers in New York City.


The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit, helps raise funds to support scholarships to The New School for students who would otherwise be unable to attend the university.

Parsons at the New School, one of the leading art and design schools in the world, hosts the 2018 Parsons Benefit to introduce the next generation of fashion

design leaders and to raise key funds for student scholarships

The Parson School Honorees:Solange Knowles, Marco Bizzarri,(Gucci)& José Neves, (Farfetch)

Notable Guests Included: Solange Knowles, Honoree,Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO, Gucci, Honoree,José Neves, Founder and CEO, Farfetch, Honoree,Julie Gilhart, Benefit Chair

Kay Unger, Board of Governors - Parsons

Susan Rockefeller, Benefit Co-Chair

Joel Towers, Executive Dean of Parsons

Burak Cakmak, Dean, School of Fashion

Kelela, Musician

Dev Hynes, Musician

Petra Collins, Photographer

Daniel Day, Dapper Dan

Cindy Bruna, Model

Telfar Clemens, Telfar

Cleo Wade, Artist, Poet

David Van Zandt, University President

Aurora James, Brother Vellies

Elaine Welteroth, Journalist

Imran Amed, Founder, Editor in Chief, Business of Fashion

Kimberly Drew, Metropolitan Museum of Art

JiaJia Fei, The Jewish Museum

Antwaun Sargent, Influencer

Kerby Jean Raymond, Pyer Moss

Zanna Roberts Rassi, Senior Fashion Editor, Marie Claire

Mazdack Rassi, Milk Studios

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