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Caroline Simonelli

Caroline   Simonelli

Part-time Assistant Professor

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  • She has designed women's cloths for 25 years before she teamed up with her late husband, Don Simonelli in 1990. From 1978 to 1983 she was head designer for Mollie Parnis, and from 1986 to 1989, Ms. Simonelli was head designer for Liz Claiborne dresses. In 1990, the Simonellis started their own company,designing evening wear that was extraordinary for both beauty and quality, bais-cut dresses that floated, and hand pleated dresses of silk Jersey.She has been teaching at Parsons and FIT for 7 years: 4th year studio methods for thesis, advanced creative draping, American Couture, Haute Couture and made to measure: sportswear, soft draping, special sizes, plus and petite.

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