Matthew Bruch

Occupation: 
Fashion Design Student, Pratt Institute
Home: 
NYC; hails from Richmond, Virginia
Spotted: 
Pratt, Brooklyn, NY
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Was recently awarded: Second prize in Pratt's Sportswear Design Competition (sponsored by Cotton Incorporated)

Inspiration behind his winning looks: Modern-day Jackie Kennedy

Wearing: Blazer by Topman, self-designed shirt, Comune jeans, H by Hudson boots, J. Crew tote

Personal style: "Classics with a new twist."

Style icons: Nick Wooster

Fave designers: Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough at Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Dries Van Noten, Consuelo Castiglioni at Marni

Greatest design inspiration: Old black and white movies. "There are so many story lines and women to be inspired by. You also can find some amazing design details that seem to have been lost over the years."

Greatest design achievement: "The scholarship I just won with Pratt Institute."

Where he hopes to be in a year from now:  "I will be graduating college and will hopefully have a job as a design assistant at a women’s sportswear company."

Photo by Jonathan Weit