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After Amanda Brooks stepped down as Barneys' fashion director last May, 29-year-old-Tomoko Ogura (yes, she's only 29!) quietly filled her spot. Ogura had previously served as the fashion director for Barneys CO-OP, and having started working at Barneys in 2005, she's one of the few staffers to have carried over from the pre-Mark Lee days. And now she's starting to come into the spotlight a bit. So we asked her to chronicle her New York fashion week for us. Here's what she saw.
To survive in this business, you've got to have more than talent. You've got to be shrewd, savvy, determined—and a crazy-hard worker.
Amanda Brooks surprised everyone a few weeks ago by abruptly leaving her position as fashion director at Barneys to relocate to England to "pursue other opportunities." She's since resurfaced on a farm in the UK and written a flurry of new blog posts, so we're assuming she's content. But what about fashion director-less Barneys?