Amy Flurry is a writer, editor and stylist for 18 years with work featured in InStyle, Conde Nast Traveler, Paste, House Beautiful, O @ Home, County Living and Daily Candy. Flurry served as a contributing editor to Lucky magazine for six years and is the author of the new DIY publicity book, “Recipe for Press, pitch your story like the pros and create a buzz!” Flurry now travels the country, giving her popular DIY publicity workshop that serve to strengthen relationships between editors and the entrepreneur. In addition to her editorial work, Flurry provides brand consulting and writing for a mix of fashion and lifestyle clients. You may have recently seen her featured on Design*Sponge’s Biz Ladies series.
In 2010, Flurry co-founded Paper-Cut-Project, a company that conceives art direction and highly crafted installations in paper with clients including Kate Spade, Hermes, Cartier, and the Victoria & Albert museum. Paper-Cut-Project’s work has been featured in the NYT, Italian Vogue, Nylon and Marie Claire Taiwan.
1.Who would you want to play you in a movie?
Uma Thurman, because she’s tall and athletic and towers over men, like me, but poised and a little haunted. Can the movie be directed by Pedro Almodóvar and my character cast opposite Benecio del Toro, please?
2.I wish I could…
…….remember even 80 percent of everything I’ve ever read. I’d be happy with that.
3.My first style memory is…
……. growing up in south Georgia and my trips to the tack and feed store with my stylish mother, who road horses. I loved the smell of the leather saddles, the honest simplicity of the Carhartt jackets, the equestrian hardware and trimmings and the beautiful cowboy boots. That I have a special place for Hermès today is no mystery.
4.I could not live with out my….
walks through the woods. They center me and the quiet time and reflection always connects me back to what’s important, those I love.
5.I could live without…
Photo that defines my style:
This picture is an assemblage on my desk of found objects, curiosities, special gifts and images (like the postcard mailer for my husband’s new novel/e-book, Cansville, all seem to inspire me and inform my personal style. The decorating adage, “if you love something, it will work with the rest” is one I have always embraced.