She may have chosen to wear long denim skirts almost exclusively in her teen years (but they’re so comfortable!), can sometimes be caught horseback riding bareback in a dress, and prefers to be barefoot all day long, but Amanda Read has also toyed ever so slightly with modeling and costuming in her creative work, and wants her style to reflect the sincerity and timelessness of her pursuits.

Madam Screenwriter at the U.S. Capitol

That red scarf was knitted by Amanda Read’s sister, Abigail Read. Check out her home business at www.DoodleKnitsAndCrafts.com!

Amanda’s little sister designs and makes pretty things! (Her flashy photography is featured here often as well.)

Doodle Knits and Crafts

Yes, Amanda Read is a ModCloth girl. Shabby Apple, Anthropologie, and Free People have also graced her presence.

"Luck Be A Lady" dress in red.

“Luck Be A Lady” dress in red. For this particular photo she switched out the dress’s usual belt and replaced it with the thicker “Leaf for the Day Belt” in black.

"Luck Be A Lady" dress in equine print (which has since been discontinued, sadly). Miss Read wore this dress to the famous filly race, the Kentucky Oaks (2014).

“Luck Be A Lady” dress in equine print (which has since been discontinued, sadly). Miss Read wore this dress to the famous filly race, the Kentucky Oaks (2014). The clutch purse is “Vintner’s Choice Bag” (also sadly no longer available).