Irene is the proud owner of Collected Works, and has brought her taste and expertise to the store for over 38 years. She features mainly American artistic designers, and happily outfits customers with exquisite, one-of-a-kind ensembles. Irene has moved with Collected Works throughout downtown Ann Arbor: first at Liberty Street, then to Main Street, and now the NEWEST incarnation of the store on Detroit Street! Reaching retirement age, Irene has over TRIPLED the size of her store and isn't slowing down any time soon. She enjoys family time with her husband Rich, children, and now grandchildren!
Tressa has been part of the Collected Works team since 2008. Tressa's career has included design and art in many areas, including interior design and her Terrezza Jeweleryline. She applies her creative knowledge to the Collected Works windows and store displays. She loves working with the lively, lovely ladies who are Collected Works customers. Tressa has been a fan of Collected Works and Ann Arbor for the last 25 years.
Becky joined the Collected Works team in 2009. Becky has worked in the healing arts, in which she still dabbles. She expresses her creativity through writing, and has published a book of poetryÂ Dancing Fish Touch the Sky. She is currently working on her second book. Collected Works is a perfect vehicle for her love of art. She enjoys helping people put together color, texture, fashion and accessories for a great look. She has shopped at Collected Works since she was 17; from zits to menopause!
Linda is a long-time Ann Arbor resident and a lifelong Michigan resident. During her career she was a high school and college teacher, and an Administrative Director at Washtenaw Community College. She retired after 35 years and, in 2009, joined the team at Collected Works. She loves sewing clothes for herself and her two daughters and is also an avid knitter. Linda loves going to concerts with her husband, art galleries with her daughter, and to the Jersey shore for summer vacations. At work, she enjoys getting to know the Collected Works customers and helping them find just the right outfit.
Dee Dee started working at Collected Works in June 2012. She grew up on Michigan's west coast and moved to Ann Arbor in 1990. She is married and has two sons. Dee Dee's interests outside of work include walking, skiing, and spending time with friends and family. She likes interacting with fellow employees, chatting with customers, and learning about clothing and their designers. Whether you are looking for a special occasion or just something fun and unique, Dee Dee is happy to help.