Brielle Saggese Indiana University

“If you’re looking to grow or to change, or if you’re looking for some way for college to shape you that it hasn’t yet, this is the opportunity to find that spark and find that push to be the kind of person you want to be when you graduate.” — Brielle Saggese

Brielle (@briellesajz) is serious about fashion, and the breadcrumbs prove it. She’s slowly making her way around Europe and determined to make a name for herself in the industry. She’s interned at both PVH and LUCKY BRAND, has passion for art, travel, and food, and it all comes together in her interview.

*Point of fact: It costs exactly €17 to get into the Louvre which = $19.05. (We were trying to figure this out 😂)

Wine tasting, French politics, Portugal, riots, internships, and job searching are also covered.

“Lions do not lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.” – Anonymous


  • Bouncing around between studying abroad in France and Italy ✈ [2:00]  Champs-Elysées
  • Gathering piecemealed funding for traveling 💰 [4:08]
  • Living through riots by the Champs-Elysées, and more normal activities 🏠 [5:43]
  • Art classes and applying to future jobs while in Florence 🎨 [8:12]
  • Language learning in two different countries 💬 [9:44 ]
  • Exploring the two respective countries for a more in-depth understanding  🚍 [11:14]
  • Escaping the riots in Bordeaux… the day before the riots started in Bordeaux 💥 [12:12]
  • A cheap hidden gem of traveling in Portugal 💎 [17:11]
  • Pasta with sardines and poor man’s parmesan in Sicily 🍝 [18:50]
  • Funding travels with digital content-creation 💻 [20:44]
  • Searching for jobs and a future in NYC  🗽 [22:38]
  • Financial reasons for attending college in-state at IU 💸 [23:40]
  • Recommendations and final quote 🙌 [24:52]

U.S. Fashion Industry Data That Will Knock Your Socks Off [Infographic]

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