Painfully Hip was started in 2007 by writer / stylist /designer (graphic and interior) Amber Mortensen as a fashion blog. Since then, Amber's award-winning work as a stylist, writer, and interior designer has been featured by BUST Magazine, Lucky Magazine, Vogue.it, Elle.com, Foam Magazine, Apartment Therapy, Urban Outfitters Blog, Chicago Tribune, and the Arizona Daily Star, among many others. Her clients and sponsors include Levi's, Gap, Express, American Apparel, ModCloth, Lucky Brand, Buffalo Exchange, Crossroads Trading Co, Hush Puppies, The City of San Francisco, Ubisoft, CBS, and the New York Times.
In 2018, Painfully Hip pivoted into the locations business with Painfully Hip Locations, an agency focused on curating exceptionally cool locations for fashion, photography, and film shoots. Check out our website www.painfullyhiplocations.com or follow our instagram @painfullyhiplocations for plenty of eye candy.