Fashion Merchandising and Design Alumni

Why Fashion Merchandising and Design?

WMU alums have transformed their passion for fashion into challenging and creative careers. You will find our grads working for national retailers and famous brands all over the world. They are designers, buyers, merchandisers, managers and marketers for companies like Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, Under Armour, Dillard’s, Target, UGG and Meijer. You will even find them in some unexpected places as automotive interior designers and retail software marketers. We are very proud of our alums! Check out their stories below.

Sara Vara

Featured Alumna

Sara Vara '06

Sara is a product flow manager for Meijer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She credits her mentors and a variety of career experiences for her success in retailing. Sara advises fashion majors to be open minded and look for experiences that will help you grow into your dream job....(See her full story)

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