Outfits of FIT: Emily Qualia



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 Emily Qualia’s mix of textured vertical and horizontal stripes that caught my eye. Check it out below.

Emily Qualia in her street style outfit

Name: Emily Qualia
Major: Fashion Business Management
Hometown: Del Rio, Texas

Q1: How would you describe your personal style?

“My personal style is eclectic. My style is a conglomeration of masculine and feminine pieces. I like to play around with different colors and textures. Rather than constantly looking for the newest trends, I look for new ways to put together the pieces I have.” 

Q2: Who is your style role model/style inspiration?

“My style inspiration changes constantly, but I find myself getting inspired by iconic images and movie characters. I’m also very inspired by people I see on the street.”

Q3: Where are key pieces from your outfit from?

“Gap (Sweater), vintage store in Tucson, AZ (Trousers), custom made Nike Blazers (Shoes), Vans (Backpack)”

Q4: What is your favorite trend at the moment?

“My favorite trend at the moment is colorful, textured knitwear.”

Q5: Least favorite trend?

“My least favorite trend is skinny cat eye sunglasses. I’m ready for the next wave of eyewear.

Q6: What is your favorite fall item you cannot wait to break out?

“I’m eager to break out my plaid overcoat this fall!”

Q7: Favorite beauty look?

“I bleached my hair recently, so my routine has shifted as a result. I love flushed cheeks, bubblegum pink lips, dark eyebrows, and blonde curly hair.”

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