In The Halls: Stephen

Student: Stephen (18) New Jersey
Program: Saturday Live
Precollege Course: HFS 180 Fabric Styling for Fashion

Describe your personal style?
I have a very relaxed and layed back style.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
I usually go to Dunkin Donuts across the street.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
I love the environment and the people.

 

Who or what inspires you?
I’m inspired by Pharrell Williamsm. He inspired me to be the best at whatever I do.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
I would like to start my own business.


-Meghan

In The Halls: Caylin

Student: Caylin (17) Rocky Point, Long Island
Program: Saturday Live
Precollege Course:
HAR 016 Fashion Art for Fashion Designers

Describe your personal style?
I like to be comfortable! I like to add unique or original twists to different styles.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
Anywhere I can find coffee!

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
The professors and the atmosphere.

Who or what inspires you?
I get a lot of my inspiration from music and the Long Island music scene.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
Intern and eventually get to a point where I have my own successful line!

 

-Meghan

In The Halls: Lauren

Student: Lauren (16) Rockland County, NY
Program: High School Precollege Workshop
Precollege Course:
HSX 121: Passion for Fashion Styling 

Describe your personal style?
I would say my style fluctuates depending on my mood each day. I don’t like to stick to one “Look.” I express how I’m feeling through the outfits I wear.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
 I have only had two classes so far! On my first break from class I went to the pizzeria across the street. 

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
My favorite thing has to be all the stylish people here! 

Who or what inspires you?
I would have to say my two biggest inspirations are Rihanna and Rita Ora.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
After graduating from college, I want to continue to pursue fashion and collaborate with top designers.

 

-Meghan

In The Halls: Danie

Student: Danie (18) Bronx, NY
Program: Precollege Intern
Job Title: Social Media Assistant

Describe your personal style?
 I’d like to think I dress like something fuzzy that has a super awesome personality.

Where do you go on your breaks from work?
Dollar Pizza, Taco Bell, or Trader Joes.

What is your favorite thing about interning at FIT?
The opportunity to meet so many of the great professors and students here. It gives you a different perspective on the school itself. My job consists of photographing classes, and updating websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. I love having the opportunity to intern here while still in high school.

Who or what inspires you?
I’m inspired by all forms of art. I try to see the beauty in the little things that most don’t notice.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
Be employed! More specifically become an art teacher or possibly even go into toy design.

 

-Meghan

In The Halls: Alondra

Student:  Alondra (16) Bronx, NY Program: Saturday Live
Precollege Course:�
HFM 60: Fashion Forecasting: Seeing Into the Future

Describe your personal style?
The way I’d describe my personal stlye is comfortable, casual, with a little nit of a dressy aspect to it. I like simple jewelry and pops of color incorporated into my outfits. I’m more on the girly side.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
On my break, I usually go to local stores, to eat, or to look at clothes.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?
My favorite thing about FIT is the fact that as students here, we have access to trend forecasdting services (such as Donegar, WWD, and StyleSight) that help us get out foot in the door.

Who or what inspires you?
I’m inspired by how much fashion changes. I love to see different styles evolve, such as  “Punk/Rock”, “Hobo”, “Preppy”, etc. I also am inspired by street fashion.

 

-Meghan