Briana Jacobs received her BFA in Apparel Design from The Art Institute of Portland and now fills the role of Studio Designer here at CCD. A 2013 Emerging Fashion Designer Winner in Portland Fashion Week, her journey began when she designed and made her own prom dress. The fulfilling experience of creating and wearing her own garment led her to pursue a career in fashion design and has since received numerous awards, recognitions and scholarships. Briana pulls her inspiration from color, architecture and music. Her technical knowledge of construction and proper fit combined with her experience as a model and retail stylist, has aided her future as a fashion designer.