Chelsea Shaye Sinclair
Neuroscience Student at Barnard College of Columbia University and a Research Assistant in an Evolution and Sexual Selection Lab
Describe your style
Monochrome, textured fabrics, accessories, edgy, and classic. Fashion and my style are my main creative outlet. I love to plan looks and see how many different ways I can wear a piece. I have my staples and my statement pieces which in my opinion is practical and versatile. I love to know who I am wearing when I wear those special items because it is like wearing art. Mixing casual tops with dressier bottoms is also my thing, but also my more used/rotated pieces are all thrifted or vintage.
How many piercings do you have? What's your most memorable piercing experience?
7 piercings all in my ear! To be honest, my two piercings at Studs have been the best experiences by far. But other than Studs, my freshman year of college I went to a piercing shop in Hell's Kitchen and got my second lobe holes. My mom was so against me getting another piercing so I was so nervous but the autonomy felt liberating.
What's the best advice you've ever gotten?
If you've made a mistake with a clean conscience, be kind to yourself because all you can do is grow and be better in the future - my loving and inspiring grandma.
What's your daily stud look? How does jewelry play into your self-expression?
Every hole every day!!! LOL. I wear gold jewelry because it highlights my yellow-red undertone. At this point accessorizing is a part of my whole routine, you can wear the simplest outfit and only vary your jewelry and every outfit looks different. I love popping monochrome outfits especially with jewelry. I am a firm believer in if things aren't going your way, the way you present will make things feel better and help to restore confidence. Your body is the vessel of your mind and your canvas, use it to manifest!
What are you obsessed with right now?
What a great question. I am constantly searching for looks to experiment with. But right now I am incorporating iridescence into everything! Clothes, lip gloss, highlight, jewelry, underwear, hats...
What's your party trick?
Biggest flirt. That's it. That's the party trick.