Name: Ymani Ethridge
Major: Merchandise Product Development
Campus: San Diego
Hometown: San Diego
Describe your style: My style is based off of what inspires me and what makes me feel comfortable and empowered when I walk down the street or halls at school.
What are you currently listening to? Currently I am listening to a lot of Beyoncé, Disclosure and Kehlani.
What are your favorite brands? My favorite brands are AreYouAmI, Zara, Monkey Time, HBA, BAPE and Comme des Garçons Play.
Who is an icon that inspires you? An icon that inspires me is Irene Kim. She is a model from South Korea and she is so outgoing and does not care what others think. She has a very "go-with-the-flow" sense of style, which catches most designer's eyes and is the main reason as to why she wal
Where is your favorite place to eat in your city? My favorite place to eat in Downtown San Diego is PO5 pizza in the gaslamp district. It may be pizza, but it's the best pizza you've ever had. Outside of Downtown San Diego, I love drinking boba and eating honey toast at Up2You on Vickers Street in convo.
What is your dream job? My dream job, is to have an empire equivalent to Dianne Von Furstenburg that empowers women and inspires them to be the best that they can be.
What advice would you give to FIDM Students? Advice that I would give FIDM Students is that if people are making you feel like you're not cut out for this industry, prove them wrong.
What is your current city's best kept secret? San Diego's best kept secret, is the peacefulness the city has to offer. Although cities are known to be hectic and to some scary, San Diego is right next to the beach, and that alone explains the sense of peace that holds us all together.
Describe your FIDM experience in 3 words: Dream come true.
Fill in the blank: You know you went to FIDM when... your heart and mind are filled with so much excitement and inspiration.
Name: Ymani Ethridge Major: Merchandise Product Development Campus: San Diego Hometown: San Diego Describe your style: My style is based off of what inspires me and what makes me feel comfortable and empowered when I walk down the street or halls at sc …