In The Halls: Wyatt & Noah

Student: Wyatt (14) from NYC (left)
Program: Sumer Live
Pre-College Courses: HMW 157 Introduction to Menswear Sewing
Describe your personal style? Work wear, vans shoes, slick hair with pomade, and chop skateboard.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  To the pizza place.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?That I have the chance to create clothing.
Who or what inspires you?
 Companies like Carhartt, Saturday Surf.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I don’t know yet.

Student: Noah (18) from Alexandria, VA (right)
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses: HAR 016 Creating the Fashion Figure   HMW 157 Introduction to Menswear Sewing
Describe your personal style? I’d say “high-end street”.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  I go to the pizza place next to tru-mart everyday!
What is your favorite thing about FIT?
 I love that they have a specific design course just for men’s clothing.
Who or what inspires you?
 I’m inspired by Pee-Wee Herman and luxurious living, Pee-Wee’s suit is AMAZING and luxury anything is addicting.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I’d like to start my line of men’s pieces that are all on of one.

In The Halls: Brigid

Student: Brigid (15) from Garden City, NY
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses: HDE 112 Graphic Design for Parties, Events, and Fashion Promotions  HIN 132 Passport to International Fashion
Describe your personal style? Preppy and classic.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  Green Tomato.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?The variety of classes and diversity of students.
Who or what inspires you?
 Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl and Manhattan.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? Travel as much as possible before getting a job in the fashion industry.

In The Halls: Troy

Student: Troy (15) from Franklin
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses: HPM 069 Level 1  Patternmaking and Sewing
HID 027 The Process of Interior Design
Describe your personal style? My personal style is preppy, sophisticated, and classic.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  I go to Starbucks.
What is your favorite thing about FIT? My favorite thing about FIT is learning new things from such qualified professors.
Who or what inspires you?
 I am inspired by Joan Rivers and Ralph Lauren.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? After college I want my business to grow and expand in the fashion industry.

 

In The Halls: Maria

Student: Maria (16) from South Hampton, NY
Program: Summer live
Pre-College Courses: HAR 016 Creating the Fashion Figure
HFM 064 The Ins and Outs of Fashion Merchandising
Describe your personal style? Most of the time its very minimalistic, but once in a while I like to change it up and wear something out of my comfort zone.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  I try to visit different places everyday but Café Bene has to be my favorite.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?Knowing that im learning about the industry in the mecca of fashion itself from professors with extensive experiences in the industry.
Who or what inspires you?
 A magical place called the internet. Web platforms such as lookbook.com , youtube.com, and tumblr.com. these are amazing sources of inspiration.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college? Right now, im sold on entering the retailing industry. Becoming a buyer for Saks or Macy’s and essentially working my way up the corporate ladder is a dream!

In The Halls: Soraya

Student: Soraya (17) from Miami, FL
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses: HFS 182 Develop an Eye for Styling HAR 082  Junior Special Occasion
Describe your personal style? I’m a very creative person, so most of the time I cant help but show it in the way I dress. I love the whole African mixed with natural look, so you’ll see me with turbans on my head, big hand made or African-looking jewelry, sandals and high wedged shoes.
Where do you go on your breaks from class? 
  I normally just stay in class and finish working. Its not every day I get to be in FIT’s fashion classroom! So I figure I might as well take advantage of it.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?The people I’m surrounded by and the cool teachers who’ve worked for designers and magazines. It makes me feel like I know celebrities! J One day that will be me.Who or what inspires you? What inspires me the most are couture designs and art galleries. I love to see how unique and creative a person can be. It’s like getting into their minds emotionally.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I hope to aspire my own fashion company one day or be a huge fashion designer that will be remembered throughout fashion history. I see myself walking behind my fashion collection, waving, after a runway fashion show.