In the Halls: Jordan

Photo by Mahalia

 

Student: Jordan from Nutley, NJ

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2018

Precollege Course: HAR 087 Advanced Design Art Techniques 2

Describe your personal style?

Edgy, Grungy.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

Starbucks or Prett.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

I love getting the experience and meeting new people.

Who or what inspires you?

NYC’s diversity.

What do you want to do after you graduate from College?
I hope to be working in the Fashion Industry.

In the Halls: Imani

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Student: Imani from NYC

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2018

Precollege Course: HIL 012 Drawing for Illustration

Describe your personal style?

I would say my personal style is girly, edgy, and fun!

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

I usually go to the vending machines or sometimes continue to work in class.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

I love the diversity and everyone’s unique style.

Who or what inspires you?

My mom definitely inspires me to do the best that I can do.

What do you want to do after you graduate from College?
I want to launch my own collection and open a store.

In the Halls: Tymeek

Photo credit: Oumou Diallo

Student: Tymeek from Brooklyn

Program: Saturday Live Fall 2017

Precollege Course: HIL 012 Drawing for Illustration

Describe your personal style?

I try to stand out with my art and my looks so that people can say “oh snap he’s cool, fly, and attractive.”

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

To the vending machines, I look at artwork around the campus and talk to other students either from my class or another class.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

The designs, artwork, and showcases of creations that the college students have made.

Who or what inspires you?

My parents, sister and friends because they believe in me and push me to put all of my effort into everything that I do.

What do you want to do after you graduate from College?
Animation, Illustration, music development, music management, game concept art or create my own business in those fields.

In the Halls: Julia

Photography by Fanta N’Diasseny

Student: Julia from the Bronx

Program: Saturday Live – Fall 2017

Precollege Course: HIL 012 – Drawing for Illustration

Describe your personal style: I like pastel and bright colors so I wear those often. I also really like hats because it hides my really badly dyed hair.

Where do you go on your breaks from class? I get Reeses peanut butter cups.

What is your favorite thing about FIT? It has nice atmosphere.

Who or what inspires you? The movie Coraline.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I would like to be an Animator.

 

In the Halls: Graham

Student: Graham from Atlanta, Georgia

Program: Summer Workshops and Summer Live 2017

Precollege Course: HSX 084: Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection  

Describe your personal style: My personal style is very fun and slightly androgynous. I always love to mix in statement pieces with simple colors underneath. If I’m not wearing a statement piece, then I am wearing all black, because it makes me feel professional and powerful.  

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
On breaks I love to take in the Chelsea vibe, walking around or eating at the local restaurants. On days when I don’t have class, I can be seen shopping around the city.

What is your favorite thing about FIT? My favorite thing is the freedom of expression that FIT cultivates and encourages. This environment is extremely conducive to my creative self.

Who or what inspires you? My mom is my biggest inspiration. As a business woman, her attitude and powerful aura combine with her grace, stature, and humor to influence my personality and my desires.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college? After I graduate, I would love to pursue fashion design for older women in business.

Photo Credit: Marta Regulski