FIT’s campus spans one NYC block and meets fashion from corner to corner.
I decided it was time student street style was showcased on a wider basis. This past week it was Christian Araya’s atypical take on accessorizing and fierce energy that caught my eye. Check it out below.
Name: Christian Araya
Major: Communication Design
Hometown: West Hempstead, NY
Q1: How would you describe your personal style?
“I would describe my personal style as a mix between goth, militant, and business styles.”
Q2: Who is your style role model/style inspiration?
“My biggest role models/style inspirations are brands that do a lot of contemporary and experimental styling; I love the idea of trying to break boundaries that are barely tangible.”
Q3: Where are key pieces from your outfit from?
“Everything in my outfit is thrifted for under five dollars at MyUnique in Brooklyn but my jewelry is made by me. My shoes are Unif.”
Q4: What is your favorite trend at the moment?
“My favorite trend is currently the general aesthetic shift to begin paying homage to things like anime, and things very strict to my youth/youth’s culture.”
Q5: Least favorite trend?
“My least favorite trend is department stores capitalizing on things that seem genuine in the art/fashion world.”
Q6: What is your favorite spring item you cannot wait to break out?
“My short sleeve button downs with quirky shapes”
Q7: Favorite beauty look?
“My favorite beauty look is a very dewey clean look with a unique pop/quirk.”