In the Halls: Gene

Student: Gene from New York, NY

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2017

Precollege Course: HAP 025: Sewing for Fashion Designers

Describe your personal style: To describe my style, I would say it is glamorous, a little elegant, but also flashy and loud.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

I normally walk around the halls and look at the art on the walls.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

I like the environment of FIT the most, because it inspires me to be more creative.

Who or what inspires you?

Making a woman feel confident, elegant, and sexy is what inspires me to pursue fashion.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?

I would like to be a creative director of a big brand, some I have in mind are Valentino, Balmain, Dior, and Oscar de la Renta.

Photo Credit: Tyler Roarty

In the Halls: Victoria

Student: Victoria from West Orange, NJ

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2017

Precollege Course: HAP 153 Intermediate Sewing and Embroidery Design

Describe your personal style:

My personal style differs over time but I’ve always loved NYC fashion. I also love the European aesthetic so I go back and forth and combine. 

Where do you go on your breaks from class? 

I usually grab a coffee or snack with friends during the break.

What is your favorite thing about FIT? 

My favorite thing is the experience I gain and the new information I learn everyday. I love my classmates.

Who or what inspires you? 

Alexander McQueen, Tom Ford, and Alexander Wang inspire me. FIT also does.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?

I want to pursue modeling, become a creative director of a fashion brand and then build my own brand.

Photo Credit: Tyler Roarty

In the Halls: Natalie

Student: Natalie from Hopewell Junction, NY

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2017

Precollege Course: HAR 016 Creating the Fashion Figure

Describe your personal style: My personal style is very classy and chic and I like to change up my style every now and then to try new things and open my mind to all kinds of fashion.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

I love trying new cafes on my breaks because there is no better food than city food.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

My favorite aspect of being a part of the Precollege Program is the environment and the students. I love seeing everyone’s own unique style and taste.

Who or what inspires you?

My love for the city inspires me. Coming to the city for these classes at FIT inspires me to try my hardest to get where I want to be.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?

I would love to do interior design after college.

Photo Credit: Tyler Roarty

 

In the Halls: Ryan

Student: Ryan from Livingston, NJ

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2017

Precollege Course: HFM 60 Fashion Forecasting: Seeing into the Future

Describe your personal style

My personal style is edgy and sleek. I like to take risks and enjoy my clothing!

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

I go to Starbucks on my breaks and get a venti and brew coffee!

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

I lobe how FIT allows everyone to be themselves and encourages everyone to be confident.

Who or what inspires you?

The city inspires me, a city of eight million offers endless opportunities for inspiration.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?

I hope to attend FIT for college and become a buyer or something similar and to be immersed in the fashion industry.

Photo Credit: Tyler Roarty

In the Halls: Katie

Student: Katie from Staten Island

Program: Saturday Live Spring 2017

Precollege Course: HIN 131 International Fashion Marketing

Describe your personal style:

My personal style is urban.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?

During my breaks from class I like to go to Starbucks.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?

Seeing the work of other students on display in the halls is my favorite thing about FIT.

Who or what inspires you?

Cities, like London or Manhattan, inspire me.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?

After graduating college I would like to work for a fashion magazine.

Photo Credit: Marta Regulski