Fashion Futures Style

Be Inspired

As part of this years Fashion Futures 2 celebration FAD talks personal style with some of the teenagers involved in the project and what’s inspiring the way they dress.

Abibatu, 18 &  Shanel, 17

Wearing: A: leggings, oversized cardigan, vintage inspired blouse & leopard print peep toes. S: Paisley jumpsuit, gladiator sandals, oversized heart earrings and a quiff!

How would you describe your style? A: Urban Sleek. S: Artistic

What’s inspiring you at the moment? A: Block prints & bold patterns. S: Films and art

What do you think of FAD? A: It gives young people a lot of opportunities. S: I think it’s a wonderful thing to get young people involved with the fashion industry, especially as it’s so hard for us to get into it.

 

Charlotte, 16

Wearing: cut off denim shorts, printed tee, fur lined boots

How would you describe your style? Casual happiness

What’s inspiring you at the moment? I’m obsessed with fashion blogs

What do you think of FAD? I love you guys!

 

 

Jane-Ann & Yasemin, 17

Wearing: J-A: Black, lace dress, with leather biker jacket. Y: Ripped jeans, marble print top with blazer and red D-M’s

How would you describe your style? J-A: Edgy, cool! Y: Colourful & Edgy.

What’s inspiring you at the moment? J-A: Music & Art Y: Maxi Skirts and Dr Martens

What do you think of FAD? J-A: It’s a great way into the fashion industry. Y: They are a great way to get to know more about how industry works.

 

Marco, 18

Wearing: Black shirt and trousers, blazer and Doc Martins

 What’s inspiring you at the moment? Androgyny

 What do you think of FAD? I think they really give you an experience of what it is like in industry

 

 

 Arbresha, 16

Wearing: polka dot blouse, blazer and cropped trousers

How would you describe your style? A mix of smart and street

What’s inspiring you at the moment? Recent catwalk shows

What do you think of FAD? I think it’s a great experience, moving away from college and doing something in your own time.

 

 

Abbie, 17

Wearing: my favourite leopard print top, cropped blazer and a headscarf

How would you describe your style? Trendy, trying out different styles and combinations to look unique, but also edgy

What’s inspiring you at the moment? Musicians and celebrities

What do you think of FAD? I think they are really good and helpful, and the course has been really fun to do.

 

 Kamisha, 18, Sherma, 18 & Rhiannon, 19

Wearing: K: Pink & black spotted Doctor Martens.  S: Black. R: Leopard print trousers and a white top.

How would you describe your style? K: Cool. S: Very hot! R: Hip Hop, Smart

What’s inspiring you at the moment? K: Fashion Trends & myself. S: Me! R: Music.

 

 Marilyn, 18

Wearing: Sheer white maxi shirt, black vest and black lace sandals.

How would you describe your style? I have no style! I buy what I like and mix it up depending on my mood

What’s inspiring you at the moment? Jessie J’s style is amazing! Also I’m loving the new white craze

What do you think of FAD? I think they are amazing. They give young adults like me opportunities we may never have got any other way

 

 

Jazzi and Hafsa, 16

Wearing: H: paisley dress with big pockets and military jacket. J: Denim short dungarees, old patterned jumper, white tights and suede boots

How would you describe your style? H: Girly with a harder edge. J: Individual

What’s inspiring you at the moment? H: Florals and military

 What do you think of FAD? H: They are very good at giving young people a boost and a start in life. They’ve helped my confidence a lot. J: They really give opportunities

 

Aimie, 16

Wearing: leather waistcoat, woolly hat, skull print tights and heart necklace

How would you describe your style? Alternative grunge 

What’s inspiring you at the moment? Women in music; Audrey Kitching, Joan Jett and Cyndi Lauper

What do you think of FAD? Fantastic! Young people need more things like this, especially now.

 

 

 

Helena, 16

Wearing: skinny jeans, tweed blazer with elbow patches, leather boots

How would you describe your style? British, country

What do you think of FAD? They are really supportive of young people

 

 

 

 

 

Ellene, Ella and Shanna, 16

How would you describe your style? El: Fabulous! E: Vintage-ish. S: Perfect…

 What’s inspiring you at the moment? El: Shanna. E: Just what feels comfortable. S: Ellene

What do you think of FAD? They’re great!

 

 

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