Textbook for Fashionista: Amanda Brooks!

If you're familiar with Barneys New York--one of the city's, nay, the world's, best department stores--then you ought to be familiar with Amanda Brooks. Ms. Brooks, the fashion director, is a somewhat new addition to Barneys, having joined in February. Prior to her position uptown, Ms. Brooks worked as brand consultant for everyone from DvF and Roger Vivier to Chanel and Tod's. She's most certainly wise in the ways of fashion. But if that's not clear from her resume, then just take a look at her personal style--she's got a closet that makes any editor jealous. Brooks has already done quite a few interesting things at Barneys--see Daphne Guinness, Carine Roitfeld for proof--and we'll continue watching her work at the Madison Avenue landmark closely.
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If you're familiar with Barneys New York--one of the city's, nay, the world's, best department stores--then you ought to be familiar with Amanda Brooks. Ms. Brooks, the fashion director, is a somewhat new addition to Barneys, having joined in February. Prior to her position uptown, Ms. Brooks worked as brand consultant for everyone from DvF and Roger Vivier to Chanel and Tod's. She's most certainly wise in the ways of fashion. But if that's not clear from her resume, then just take a look at her personal style--she's got a closet that makes any editor jealous. Brooks has already done quite a few interesting things at Barneys--see Daphne Guinness, Carine Roitfeld for proof--and we'll continue watching her work at the Madison Avenue landmark closely.
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If you're familiar with Barneys New York--one of the city's, nay, the world's, best department stores--then you ought to be familiar with Amanda Brooks. Ms. Brooks, the fashion director, is a somewhat new addition to Barneys, having joined in February. Prior to her position uptown, Ms. Brooks worked as brand consultant for everyone from DvF and Roger Vivier to Chanel and Tod's. She's most certainly wise in the ways of fashion. But if that's not clear from her resume, then just take a look at her personal style--she's got a closet that makes any editor jealous. Brooks has already done quite a few interesting things at Barneys--see Daphne Guinness, Carine Roitfeld for proof--and we'll continue watching her work at the Madison Avenue landmark closely.

1. Heading uptown Dress by Jason Wu, shoes by Valentino

2. Heading downtown from uptown Shirt and bag by Bottega Veneta, pants by Fendi, shoes by Erdem

3. Directing the fashion Dress by Proenza Schouler, shoes by Celine