Crystal Douglas

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RICHARD T. ROBERTSON SCHOOL OF MEDIA & CULTURE | VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY

Crystal Douglas is a five foot and half inch Tiny Anarchy from South Carolina. Despite her small town roots, this lady embodies an NYC hustle. Crystal is a first-generation college student graduating Magna Cum Laude, majoring in Creative and Strategic Advertising. Her curiosity led her to choose a career in Experience Design and her initiative drove her to learn systems, best practices, and other UX/UI skills, often on her own. She has since received accolades like the Martin Agency Endowment Scholarship, the Martin Agency Minority Scholarship, and the Barbara Fultz Women in Advertising Scholarship, receiving a cannonball at the 57th annual Richmond Show. While design holds a special place in her heart, fashion is her first love. As President of GroupMODA, a non-profit which creates a space for non-traditional fashion models, Crystal hosted two fashion shows using pieces from local Richmond designers.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Alexandria VA, raised in South Carolina, and am currently residing in Richmond VA.

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Definitely a righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
I’m a night owl, unless provided with an incentive.

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Miranda Priestly

FAVORITE MOVIE?
The Devil Wears Prada

FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Black Mirror, the Vampire Diaries, Sex and the City

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
Instagram

FAVORITE PODCAST?
Black Girl Podcast

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Jean-Honoré Fragonard and the Rococo era.

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Octavia’s Brood

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
House of Esther provides homes and hope for teenage girls, single mothers, and young adults

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
I’d be working in fashion.

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“Stay ready, so you don’t need to get ready.”

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