Ayade's In Her Own Zone.
Name: Ayade Rice.
Age: 'I'm 17 — but, like, not 17. I'm a sophomore in college.”
Occupation: “Acting, but also an artist.”
Found: Deep Ellum.
How would you describe your style? “Intergalactic safari.”
What are you wearing? “I made these earrings. My necklaces — one is from my mom, and another from Mary Donna. My love gave this [accessory] to me. My bracelets are my childhood stuff — vendors and my mom's from college. My shoes are Nike Air Max.”
What inspires your sense of fashion? “I really, really, really love New York. Everybody's like so 'Fuck you!' kind of, where you don't have to fit into an outline. You can do whatever the fuck you wanna do.”