BY SANA AKBAR
The Walking Canvas
From the stripes to the color coordination to the bedazzled boots, Kimberly Solis, 24-year-old Graphic Design major, is all
about creativity and composition. Talking about her keen eye she says that she is passionate about ‘creating’ things in general. And when it comes to fashion she likes to mix and match to see how it looks on her petite figure. Experimenting is a big aspect of Kimberly’s fashion, she says, “I put it all together to create something new and see how it looks. I like experimenting with colors and patterns, like these stripes I am wearing.” Kimberly is also a fan of DIY when it comes to
clothing where her eye for creativity comes into action.
Speaking of taking inspiration from famous figure, she says, “I don’t really dive into the whole celebrity thing but once in awhile I pick an outfit and try to envision myself in it and see if it will suit me. Like I don’t want to look awkward in
something which is great fashion wise but not comfort wise.”
All About The Bling
Matching her printed t-shirt with a jacket of a darker shades, Hillary likes to live dangerously! For 19-year-old Hillary, fashion doesn’t mean just clothes, it is the complete look that makes a statement. Her fashion sense is perky and lively, which is evident in her choice of colors and prints. When it comes to accessories, she is all about bling and making a statement. Her glitzy necklace is her favorite piece of jewelry. Talking about how her mood dominates her fashion, she says some days she wants to make a statement and get noticed, other days she just likes to go light and be a plain Jane. “It is all about balance “she says. She goes on to explain how her hairstyle plays a major role in her overall look and is a big factor in deciding how to accessories. For example, when she has her hair pulled back she likes to wear big earrings. Hillary likes to define her personality with her fashion sense which screams bubbly and chirpy!
The Passion of the Dress
Lil Bro Dressed Me
18-year-old Sean Lam takes inspiration from a very close and reliable source, his younger brother. A Business administration major says his busy schedule doesn’t allow him to put a lot of time in dressing up. Therefore, he started mirroring his younger brother’s dressing sense to stay updated with the latest trends. Talking about his brother, Sean says, “My brother inspires me a lot, even in fashion. He dresses very well, so I try to copy him.” When it comes to comfort vs. trend, Sean prefers being comfortable in his attire rather than dressing up in something uncomfy. Talking about following famous fashion figures, Sean states, “I don’t feel that I have to follow anyone when I am dressing up. I wear what I feel good and confidant in. If I am comfortable with it, I’ll wear it.”