Michelle Joan Barrett is from Vienna, Virginia and is a rising third-year at the University of Virginia. She is a government major with an intended minor in entrepreneurship. She is a part of the Virginia Dance Team and a member of Alpha Phi Sorority. She hopes to pursue a career in marketing or communications and saw Florence as her ideal place to study abroad because of the opportunity to immerse herself in the fashion, culture and history while simultaneously improving upon her writing and communication skills.
The Florentine is publishing this series of interviews on the occasion of Vogue Fashion’s Night Out on September 17, 2015. ‘An Italian guy, with the world in his eyes and his country in his heart’—this is how Marco Laganà, born in 1991, defines the idea behind The Italian Picnic, his latest shoe collection showcased […]