Amanda Phelan is a New York-based creative who works across various disciplines and media as a director, producer, fashion and textile designer. Her design practice is noted for a high level of technical virtuosity and advanced material research. Drawing on her shared passions for pattern, rhythm, visual and performing arts, her creative direction echoes a life-affirming spirit and strives to connect a progressive-minded audience. Her work has played a key role in shaping some of the most coveted knitwear and daring runway performances in recent years, and has graced the covers of top fashion magazines with features in Vogue, The New York Times, WWD, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, CR Fashion Book, I-D, Surface and Dazed. Celebrity collaborations include Beyoncé, Zendaya, Kim Kardashian, Amandla Stenberg, Maggie Rogers, Kimbra and Greta Gerwig. In 2018, Phelan exhibited an original shift dress design at the Museum of Modern Art as part of the Items: Is Fashion Modern? exhibition, a collection of 111 items of clothing that have had a strong impact on the world in the 20th and 21st centuries.