Cannes Fashion Festival: Tiannia Barnes

Cannes Fashion Festival: Tiannia Barnes

SOURCE: http://www.cannesfashionfestival.com/Tiannia-Barnes.html American footwear designer, Tiannia Barnes, traded in her IT/business project management career to pursue a dream sparked many years ago. Born and raised in Oklahoma City, her early talents were far from fashion, as she excelled in math and science. Tiannia discovered a love for design upon creating her own prom dress in high school, but put the inclination aside as she went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and industrial engineering, and later an MBA. Years later, while working as a project manager for a global consulting firm, Tiannia found herself sketching once again. This...

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Career Change By Calculated Risk: Math And Engineering MBA Turned Shoe Designer Tiannia Barnes

Career Change By Calculated Risk: Math And Engineering MBA Turned Shoe Designer Tiannia Barnes

SOURCE: http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinecenizalevine/2015/05/18/career-change-by-calculated-risk-math-and-engineering-mba-turned-shoe-designer-tiannia-barnes/#610099952e23 Many people harbor a passion very different from their day job but not everyone acts on it. As a coach to both executives and entrepreneurs, common justifications I hear include lack of time, too much risk or the work/family conflict. “My current job is too busy to do something on the side!” “I have a steady thing, and my idea is too risky!” “I already have a second job – as a parent!” Tiannia Barnes could have hid behind all three excuses instead of launching into her career change aspirations. An IT program manager with undergraduate degrees in mathematics...

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Tiannia Barnes Has Pretty Much Every Shoe Essential You’ll Need This Fall

Tiannia Barnes Has Pretty Much Every Shoe Essential You’ll Need This Fall

SOURCE: http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2015/07/tiannia-barnes/ It makes us just as sad as the next beach beauty to think about summer coming to an end, but at least Tiannia Barnes has given us something to look forward to. The new designer, who earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and industrial engineering before going on to get an MBA, left the world of consulting in 2013 to follow her first love: fashion. FYI, she designed her own high school prom dress! After studying with esteemed London-trained shoe designer/maker Sissy Puccio, Tiannia’s just revealed her fall collection of footwear and we have to tell you we...

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