In The Halls: Juliet & Lucas

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Student: Juliet (16) from NYC (left)

Program: Saturday/Sunday live

Pre-College Courses: Hem Sewing

Describe your personal style:  It depends on the day. Some days I love clean elegance. Others it’s dark and flowy. But I have always loved all black with a pop of color.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
 Either Starbucks or I wander the halls.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
 It’s very hands on. There’s no micro managing and I’m free to express my personal style.

Who or what inspires you?
 Alexander McQueen, food, different patterns I see around, friends, music, anime, nature

What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I’m not really sure yet. I’m interested in alot of different things but fashion is either #1 or #2 on my list.

 

Student: Lucas (16) from Queens, NY (right)

Program: Saturday/Sunday live

Precollege Courses: Creating the Fashion Figure

Describe your personal style: Most of time, I would describe it as “comfy-chic” but when I dress to impress, I would say I have an urban/indie style.

Where do you go on your breaks from class? Usually I stay inside and work on my design. Sometimes I do run across the street to buy some supplies.

What is your favorite thing about FIT? I love the fact that you can walk around the halls, and there is inspiration and creativity all around you.

Who or what inspires you? Culture inspires me. I’m fascinated by different cultures and their traditions/beliefs.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college? My end goal is to possibly work for the Human Rights Council, but before that, I want to be able to wake up every morning, and be enthusiastic about my job.

~Mikey

In The Halls: Cecelia

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Student: Cecelia (17) from Rockaway Beach

Program: Saturday/Sunday Live

Pre-College Courses:
Advance Fashion Design

Describe your personal style? My personal style can be described as versatile. I like to change up my look depending on my mood.

Where do you go on your breaks from class? On breaks I like to go to Vivi Bubble and get some bubble tea!

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
 My favorite thing about FIT is being surrounded by others who awe just as passionate about what they do as I am.

Who or what inspires you?
 I am inspired by hard working individuals, who push me to do my very best each day!

What do you want to do after you graduate from College? After I graduate college, I see myself writing for a top fashion magazine.

~Mikey

In The Halls: Lindsay

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Student: Lindsay (16) from Wilton, CT

Program: Saturday/Sunday Live

Pre-College Courses:
HFM 064 The Ins & Outs of Fashion Merchandising

Describe your personal style? My personal style is bohemian, classic, grunge, sporty, etc. I don’t have one particular style. I like to experiment and switch things up.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
 There are so many great classes. This is my fist time taking a class here and there are so many more I want to enroll in.

Who or what inspires you?
 Danielle Bernstein inspires me. She runs a small blog named we wore what. Also Jane Birkin, Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell bower, Alexa Chung, and Mary Kate and Ashley

What do you want to do after you graduate from College? I’m not sure yet, but I’m aiming towards Fashion Merchandising or Fashion PR

~Mikey

In The Halls: Sunshine

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Student: Sunshine (17) from Aburi, Ghana

Program:  Saturday/ Sunday Live

Pre-College Courses:
Magazine Design
Develop An Eye for Styling

Describe your personal style? Probably edgy, dark, but funky some days

Where do you go on your breaks from class? I like to sit on a chair and go on tumblr for inspiration.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
 That all the students are creatively diverse and share a passion for fashion.

Who or what inspires you?
 Diana Vreeland and the history of fashion

What do you want to do after you graduate from College? Go to Japan and work there or at a fashion magazine.

~Mikey

In The Halls: Natalie

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Student: Natalie (16) from South Beach, NY

Program: Saturday/ Sunday Live

Pre-College Courses:
Creating The Fashion Figure

Describe your personal style?
I like to mix modern, edgy, accents (shoes, jewelry) with classic southwestern vibes, such as studs, boho jewelry, and effortless tops

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
I love grabbing a quick coffee anywhere i can find a shop, or going to the art supply store for new markers and pencils.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
I love being able to express my sense of style and embrace what i would love to pursue in the future.

Who or what inspires you?
 
My favorite designer is Alexander Wang and he is a huge inspiration to me aesthetic-wise, but i am very inspired by southwest desert landscapes

What do you want to do after you graduate from College?
My ultimate dream is to own my own business but i would love to go into the merchandising or styling field as well.

~Mikey