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Rachel Tension, our newest contributor, is an impossibly gorgeous multicultural style obsessive with a PhD in race relations from the School of Hard Knocks. Join us in reading her first piece for Styleite as she analyzes a recent gaffe of luxury retail expatriate Amanda Brooks.
Amanda Brooks resigned from Barneys in March, and she seems serious about leaving the fashion world behind for that farm in England. The former fashion director is even donating her designer duds to benefit the New York City Opera.
When Amanda Brooks left Barneys in March, rumors swirled. The fashion VIP had been fashion director of the fancy department store for mere seconds (or so it seemed) when she announced she was jumping ship and moving to England. Why did she leave, and why so quickly?
In an announcement that surprised just about everyone this morning, Barneys vice president and fashion director Amanda Brooks has resigned.
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If you’re not following Barneys fashion director Amanda Brooks on Twitter, you’re missing out on a view into one of the coolest stores in the luxury fashion space. So last night, when Barneys celebrated the re-opening of the freshly overhauled CO-OP space in its New York flagship, we asked Brooks a few questions about her 140-character musings on style and shopping.