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ma fashion studies thesis


JUNE 2019 - MAY 2020

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Over the course of a year, Tori chose to research and write on a topic she is passionate about, 

fashion magazines, for her final thesis project for her Masters in Fashion Studies at Parsons Paris.

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Tori chose to focus on FLARE magazine under Suzanne Boyd as EIC to analyze how national identity is represented in fashion magazines, a very timely topic as the fashion print industry and concept of fashion cities are both deeply influenced during our current hyper-globalized era.

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Tori looked to journalistic articles, editorial photography as well as editors letters to understand how Canadian identity is relayed through FLARE.

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Due to COVID-19, the Parsons MAFS 2020 class could not exhibit their research, however, a publication was created to present their work in a magazine format.

Tori is currently in the process of publishing this thesis project.

To read her thesis, please contact Tori through the message box on the "ABOUT" page to receive a current copy of her thesis.

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