In The Halls: Pilar

Student: Pilar (14) from NYC
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses: HAP 025 Sewing for Fashion Designers
Describe your personal style? I think my style is very unique because I never am just edgy, I’m edgy with some prep, or I’m hipster with some funk.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  I go to Starbucks or I just stay in the class and work or talk to my friends.
What is your favorite thing about FIT? I love how FIT offers so many different fashion classes. 
FIT really prepares people for the fashion world because of all the hands on work.
Who or what inspires you?
 I think living in NYC inspires me. Just seeing all the stores and outfits people wear can give me inspiration.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I want to start my own fashion line in NYC.

Rebecca

In The Halls: Dean

Student: Dean (13) from Highland
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses:  JSX 40Fashion Merchandising Trend Spotting   JSX 035 Color Theory and Application
Describe your personal style? Modern.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  Starbucks.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?The experience.
Who or what inspires you?
 My family.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? Become an interior designer.

Rebecca

In The Halls: Alexandra

Student: Alexandra (16) from NY
Program: Summer Live
Pre-College Courses: HAR 089 Fashion Design Portfolio
HFM 060  Fashion Forecasting: Seeing into the Future
Describe your personal style? I’m really into vintage/ edgy clothes, I love black, it’s fashionable and slims you down.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
  The Pita Grill (I <3 the falafels). Also the thrift store, Buffalo Exchange.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?I can express myself 100% and be myself. I also make tons of friends with similar interests.
Who or what inspires you?
 Audrey Hepburn, Paris, winter, layers, scarves, vintage shops, and New York City.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college? I want to work some where in the fashion industry, not exactly sure yet. But, I want to live in Paris for a few years.

 -Rebecca

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.

-Rebecca

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.

-Rebecca