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FIT Grad Update: Michelle Bunis on Collaboration & Conscious Fashion

For many students, college coursework is the first step toward building a career in their chosen field. Exemplifying this, a number of graduates from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s denim class have gone on to work in the industry. Carved in Blue is catching up with students from the course to see where their post-graduate lives have taken them.

Michelle Bunis’ attraction to fashion started from a young age, but it blossomed during her time in college. She graduated from FIT in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Textile Development & Marketing with a concentration in Economics. Prior to attending FIT, she graduated from Brookdale Community College with an Associate of Science degree in Merchandising. Here, she discusses what fueled her passion for apparel and how her program prepared her for the corporate world.

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This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit