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  • Patrick Hughes

    Part-time Associate Teaching Professor

    Email
    hughesp@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Patrick Hughes

    Profile

    Patrick Michael Hughes is a fashion and decorative arts historian. He graduated with a BA in History of Art from Manhattanville College, after which he worked in the education department of the Washington National Cathedral as well as various press positions within New York fashion. Following his graduate courses at Musée Les Arts Decoratifs-Musée de Louvre in Paris he earned his MA in the History of Decorative Arts and Design from the Parsons/Cooper Hewitt program.

    Hughes has extensive experience as a fashion reporter/photographer for the NY local news. He is currently the Senior Fashion Editor/ Men's Fashion Writer for an art, fashion, photography, non-profit publication based in France. His articles, interviews, editorial and fashion direction are usually linked to historical topics and emerging contemporary artists. His fashion writing  focuses on New York and London designers with periodic Copenhagen and Paris features. 


    Degrees Held

    New York University Certificate with AIA courses - Historic Preservation Studies 

    Architectural preservation studies; historic NYC buildings, with a focus on landmark interiors, landmark preservation, practice and advocacy   

    MA - History of Decorative Arts and Design, Parsons/ Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum 

    Nineteenth Century English Fashion and Historic Interiors, graduate distinction in twentieth century American fashion and design

    Musée Les Arts Decoratifs Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century French Royal Decorative Arts and Interiors, Eighteenth Century French Fashion and Design

    BA - History of Art, Manhattanville College

    The Washington Color School - Histories of Contemporary Performance 

     


    Professional Affiliation

    IRK Magazine -France-Senior Fashion Editor/ Men's Fashion Writer,  British Fashion Council  

    LVMH- Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton S.E.

    Kent State University New York Fashion Program in partnership with New York Film Academy

    The Fashion Institute of Technology, School of Art and Design, Department of Textile and Surface Design

    Sphinx International Art Education (SFK) extensive touring as a Master Designer conducting workshops centered on group work and creative team building throughout China- Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shenzhen

    The Texas Fashion Collection home of the former Dallas Fashion Museum and Nieman Marcus Collection.  

     


    Recent Publications

    Selected Publications Full Length Features and Multi Platform Fashion Articles

    HENRIK VIBSKOV's 'Assembly Line'  Copenhagen Fashion Week, live fashion show collection report historical performance references   

    Two Collections by Ron Poisson - 'Denim Art'  men's collections review and interview 2021

    Jock Style: Clothing, Games, REVOLT- Men's Olympic athletic clothing ,textile innovation and cultural impact IRK Summer Games 2021

    Slinky Vagabond's Full Blooded Rock and Fashion - 2021 album release profile of British Rock Group lead by Keanan Dufty 2021

    Sugar Coated, Candy 'Overdose' - Men's fashion film and collection review Lazoschmidl Paris Fashion Week 2021

    Scripting Summer Sex at Lazoschmidl- Men's fashion house profile and collection review Paris Fashion Week 2021

    JORDANLUCA's Hopeful Recknoing - Men's fashion profile and  film collection review London Fashion Week 2021

    The Civic Duty of Red Lipstick - Spring 2021 - WWII  history of fashion advertising and fashion illustration  IRK (Digital)

    Patrick Church- An Artist in Grows in Brooklyn- Cover feature and interview, photography by Mikael Schultz, IRK Magazine, France 2019

    UnPrivate Skin, Design, Images and Space- Public venue and the fashion voyeur - IRK Magazine 2019

    Terpsichore in Modern Dress-  A historical recount of the first ballet in modern dress by the Ballet Russe  - IRK Magazine 2018

    Barkley L. Hendricks, a Master of Sartorial Identity -  Fashion focus during the Pan-African Movement of the 1970's  IRK Magazine 2018

     


    Performances and Appearances

    Selected Fashion Commentary and Appearences

    New York Times and New York Times International Edition 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015-2020, 2021

    Wall Street Journal 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020

    Men's Health UK - Fashion Commentaries - 2018, 2019, 2020

    Highsnobriety Podcasts- 'Fashion and Race' 2019

    Levi Strauss & Company Global Marketing Confrence Speaker 2018

    Zara/Inditex  New York Headquarters and Spain Keynote Adress 2018

     

     

     


    Research Interests

    Fashion History, Decoarative Arts History, Historic Interiors, Art Direction, Fashion Photography, Fashion Editorial


    Current Courses

    Integrative Studio 1

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