Arizona & California-
Windows rolled down and heat blasting during the road trips to the LA Garment District, Briana knew her passion would take her places. Little did she know those places would soon be Italy & New York City.
Country music playing on the radio, silk and georgette unfolding before her and Swarovski crystals strategically placed, she built her Briana Linea Fashion Collection until the sun came up each morning. Six accelerated months later, Briana was declared The Designer of Phoenix Fashion Week 2009. The accomplishment of selling in a few local boutiques showed her there’s so much more to learn in the world and at the young age of 19, a flight to Europe was the wildly necessary move to make.
4 weeks of intended backpacking…
and 4 years later she returned home to Arizona.
She was making Tech Packs in Italian even before English and learning the ropes of knitwear production with Italian luxury brands. Enchanted within the European fashion of 19 countries and soaking up the Latin lovers language, she’s now able to offer the Italian language to the fashion industry of New York City.
New York City-
Next was a one-way ticket in the dead of winter.
No job, no apartment and no lookin’ back.
Two suitcases full of high heels and ambition, the focus of NYC for the past 3 years has been to lend a helping hand to startup designers in the woven sector of Product Development and Production Management.