Amanda Googe

By
Photography Christian Brylle

Published March 14, 2017

PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN BRYLLE. MODEL: AMANDA GOOGE/WOMEN MANAGEMENT. CASTING: DAVID CHEN. SPECIAL THANKS: MILK.

Amanda Googe says she’s “still figuring out” who she is. A little over a year ago, after graduating from Brown University with a double major in visual arts and environmental studies (just take a look at some of the illustrations she did for the school newspaper, the Brown Daily Herald), Googe made her runway debut as an exclusive at Prada’s F/W 2016 show. Shortly after, Steven Meisel photographed her for that season’s official campaign, and she began appearing in editorials for the likes of Pop and Interview.

THE PERSON I ADMIRE THE MOST:
My flute-tooting, drum-painting, turquoise-wearing, Cherokee grandpa, Pots. Absolute legend.

QUESTIONS I CAN’T ANSWER:
What are the things I’d like to improve about myself?

MY BIGGEST ADVENTURE:

Opening and closing Valentino Couture was one of my most exciting moments. I’ll never forget it. 

EVENTS I WISH I’D WITNESSED:
Dinosaurs!

GAMES I PLAY:
Video games… I’m trying to quit.

MY GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT:
 I have a pretty impressive high score on Pacman. Also earning a double degree from Brown University.

MY GREATEST VICE:
Netflix.

THINGS I’LL BE REMEMBERED BY: 
Someday someone will remember me for making a difference in their life.

SOME THINGS I’D RATHER FORGET:
Middle school.

MY IDEA OF HAPPINESS:
Waking up in a comfy bed, drinking a cappuccino, and opening a fresh tube of paint. 

ONE LAST FAVOR I’D LIKE TO ASK:
Please take care of my cat.

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