[Image Captured By Shellie Froidevaux]
Amanda Moore-Karim is an Urban Connoisseur embarking on an everlasting journey to become an independent Visual Director in Fashion Photography. Originally from the outskirts of Chicago, Illinois, Ms. Moore-Karim escaped to Washington, D.C. in August 2009 and hasn’t been able to sit still. She’s an Alumna of Howard University, where she received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting, and an Alumna of London College of Fashion, where she received her Postgraduate Certificate in Fashion Buying & Merchandising. She moved to New York City in 2015 and discovered her passion for fashion direction. Ideally, she would love to begin her career with a Creative team for editorials.
Currently, Ms. Moore-Karim is a freelancer in the industry and has had the pleasure of assisting with projects for VOGUE Ukraine, Interview Magazine, Sportswear International, We Are Vandals, and Vanity Fair. She has also freelanced in the industry on short assignments for companies such as Staff International, Tory Burch, and Oscar de la Renta.
amandaluxe started as a fashion blog where she discussed her views on aspiring fashion designers and elite fashion business in the industry as well as showcasing her creative projects. The brand name has evolved into a creative fashion brand specializing in sweeping imagery aimed to showcase the beauty of the hidden minority and address racial politics . She has so many creative ideas running through her mind; she can’t wait to show the world what she’s made of.