The first segment of a two-part video of the Parsons School of Design annual fashion show at the New York Marriott Marquis. The event honors Ira Neimark, chairman and chief executive officer at Bergdorf Goodman. The video begins with a montage depicting preparation for the show. Neimark receives the Parsons Award. Gary Markle receives the Student Designer of the Year Award. Fashion editor Edith Raymond Locke announces the runway show. Designer Donald Brooks introduces the annual costume design showcase. The theme for this year's showcase is "A Weekend with Napolean... circa 1796-1810."