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Amanda Brohman

Freelance Writer & Content Creator with bylines in CR Fashion Book, ELLE, BUST Magazine and more

Location icon United States

A 25-year-old digital storyteller whose work focuses on trends in contemporary culture, fashion, and feminism–with a constant curiosity when it comes to investigating the way in which those three can influence, and empower, each other.

Bylines can be seen in CR Fashion Book, ELLE Magazine, BUST Magazine, Mic.com, amongst others. Recent graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications major with a Journalism and English Writing focus.

Portfolio
Marketing Campaign/John Varvatos
12/01/2018
John Varvatos Social Media Campaign Strategy Case Presentation

Was Project Manager and Creative Strategist for a social media strategy campaign requested by John Varvatos, who wanted to find a way to revitalize their brand and make it desirable to a millennial audience. Our strategy was picked as “Best Content Marketing Plan” by the JV Digital Marketing team in 2018.

Magazine Mock-up for Portfolio Purposes
12/05/2017
The (Re)Defined Icon (A Magazine Portfolio Project)

Created a mock-up from scratch (from conceptualizing to designing, layouting, and writing all content) for brand a new magazine title: fulfilling a gap in the magazine market for 50+ women who want to access high quality, high-end, and trend sensitive fashion/culture journalism that doesn't oblige to the ageist rules of what "older women want"

Fashion & Contemporary Trend Writing

CR Fashion Book
11/16/2018
Why Everyone is Embracing 'Ugly' Fashion Trends

Fashion has an odd relationship with ugliness. During the early aughts when socialites Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie were sporting Ed Hardy and Von Dutch hats, it was considered all the rage. Now, as '00s trends make their way back to the runway, the high-fashion crowd has begun wearing these kitschy designs in full irony of its perceived "ugliness."

ELLE
12/11/2018
Hedi Slimane Unveils His First Womenswear Campaign For Celine

Hedi Slimane has donned many hats over the past decade. From claiming fame as creative director for Dior Homme in the early aughts (which introduced his glam rock aesthetic to the world), and rebranding Yves Saint Laurent (infamously dropping the "Yves") in 2012; to, most recently, replacing Phoebo Philo at Celine (yes, Celine without an é)-his debut for the French house for Spring/Summer 2019 was met with plenty of skepticism from loyal fans of the brand.

CR Fashion Book
09/25/2018
Pink Powered the Spring/Summer 2019 Collections

Fashion is thinking pink at the moment with designers from New York to Paris showcasing their Spring/Summer 2019 collections. No matter how or where you wear the color, pink has always will always be a statement-one backed by a slew of powerful women from real and fictional past (Jackie O, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Elle Woods included.)

CR Fashion Book
09/19/2018
A High Fashion Take on High School Stereotypes

Academia chic is normally restricted to school auditoriums, cafeterias, and classrooms, but the Spring/Summer 2019 collections presented at New York Fashion Week proved otherwise. At Calvin Klein, Raf Simons was inspired by the 1975 Mike Nichols film, The Graduate, in which Dustin Hoffman plays a graduate dressed in mustard corduroy suits.

CR Fashion Book
12/06/2018
Vintage Celebs in a Plethora of Plaid

Fashion's most versatile pattern is loved by celebs including Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Kate Moss, and Sarah Jessica parker

Mic
11/10/2017
Here's why macromalist fashion is the ultimate way to fight the patriarchy

I am a self-proclaimed macromalist. I want maximized silhouettes, frills, big - no, huge - shiny bows. I want fifty shades of pink, layers of ruffles and all things that sparkle. I want over-the-top. More is more. I was born in Sweden, a country synonymous with upbeat pop songs, "fika" breaks, functioning welfare and gender equality.

Bust
10/16/2017
Carla Bruni Says Sexual Abuse Doesn't Happen In Fashion - She Is Wrong

I started working in fashion when I was 19. Two months into my first position as a stylist's assistant in New York, I was sexually harassed for the first time. A well-known male photographer who worked frequently with my boss invited me to his bedroom after a shoot, which was, conveniently, located right next to the studio portion of his live-in studio.

Styling

KALTBLUT Magazine
04/06/2017
Pink Power

A KALTBLUT exclusive womenswear editorial. Photography by Eric Smedlund. Model is Olivia Hagèus @MIKAS Stockholm. Styled by Amanda Brohman. Hair and make-up by Mirja Andersson. "It is a crucial time for us women and girls to show off who we are, to parade our pink power boldly and openly, to provoke and resist.

Politics & Feminism

Art, Culture, and Society

The Style Line
11/18/2016
A Window to Our World: Keeping Our Eyes Open * The Style Line

I realized that what she said was important, and that it was the best thing she could have told us as young and newly-in-love fashion students. But that was exactly what we were at the time... nineteen and newly-in-love.

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