Occupation Student, Massachusetts College of Art, and blogger, stilettosandsubstance.com
How do you think growing up in Abu Dhabi and going to school in London influenced your style?
Living in different places gives you different insight into things. The more you’re exposed to, the more your imagination grows and the more creative your style can be. In London, the sky’s the limit. You don’t have to do much but walk down the street to be able to see fashion. Abu Dhabi is completely different. They’re more into luxury and brands. I grew up in an environment where brands were the focus, whereas I was into purely fashion. It put me off from wearing anything that has a big, grand logo on it. I’d rather wear something that was designed in a really cool way than wear something that’s severely costly just for the sake of advertising a brand name.
Where are you hoping to wind up once you’re finished at MassArt?
I love styling, and my passion for design comes from styling. But in terms of my profession, I would love to be a part of a design team and come up with designs for outerwear, accessories, things like that. — Christopher MutherInterview has been condensed and edited. Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org