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Alum of the Month

Colleen Galacz & Crystal Watkins

1. What year did you graduate? Colleen_Crystal2.gif

We both graduated in December 2000

2. Describe your current position and responsibilities?

We co-own LUXE Event Linen located in Troy, MI. LUXE is special event rental company that services weddings, galas, fundraisers, proms or any other special event.  As small business owners we wear many hats.  You can find either of us from working in the warehouse, detailing event setups, working on scheduling, hiring, etc.  You name it, we do it!

3. Favorite memory or memories from your fashion studies at CMU?

It would have to be either the first fashion show that FAMD put on (Fusion 2k) or the field study trip in NYC.

4. What advice would you like to give FMD students regarding a future in the realm of fashion merchandising and design?

Keep an open mind, there are some many options to use your FMD education.  Be assertive, work hard and have fun.  


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