We had the good fortune of connecting with Briana Hanson and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Briana, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I have always dreamed of starting my own business! I love leading people, creating and implementing ideas, going at my own pace (which is fast) and honestly hate other people tell me what to do! 

What should our readers know about your business?
Despite the tragic year, we opened up our first physical location in the Villages at Castle Pines called Studio Privé! We are known for our event design. We combine the creativity of flowers and decor with our detailed minds that execute everyone’s event perfectly! I have learned along the way that there is no time to slowly go through life. You have to have a dream, dream even bigger than that dream, then DO IT! Step by step you learn and grow. There are truly no limits to your success as long as you don’t give up.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
If it were one day we would start at Union Station and make a reservation at Snooze. Since the wait will. be at least an hour long we will go exploring the area and make sure to stop into Tattered Cover Bookstore. After ordering and eating the sweet potato pancakes we would walk over the bridge to the REI. We would pop into the the coolest Starbucks there and grab an iced almond milk latte. After sipping that with our feet in the Platte River we would get our shoes back on and continue our journey to Little Man’s Ice Cream. I would order one of their daily vegan flavors and we would walk around the neighborhoods looking for cute houses as we chat. Next it is time for a nap!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
As unoriginal as it is, I would have to say my mom deserves the shout out. She has never discouraged my dreams! She also taught me how to transform my bossiness into leadership. Unlike other adults, she didn’t criticize my abundant personality.

Website: shopstudioprive.com
Instagram: @priveeventdesign
Facebook: @priveeventdesign

Image Credits
Alyssa Wood Photography

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