• 3 Ways to Wear Velvet: Fall's Must-Have Fabric

    Three Ways to Wear Velvet Fall's Must-Have Fabric Johnny Was Clothing Blog Fall is almost here, and with it comes cooler weather – which means cozy fabrics like thick knits, faux fur, and our favorite – velvet. Originating in the Far East and traditionally associated with nobility, this luxuriously soft fabric truly embodies opulence. Cropping up on high-fashion runways and street-style blogs alike over the past few years, velvet is making a serious comeback – and we’re fully on board! So how do you work this super-plush fabric into your Fall wardrobe? Read on for our favorite ways to rock velvet, styling tips, and this season’s must-have velvet pieces!


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  • Insta-Love: August 2014

    Johnny Was Clothing Customer Instagrams August 2014

    We love seeing how you style your favorite Johnny Was pieces on Instagram! It's always fun for us to see what adventures you take your Johnny Was clothing on - this past month, as summer was winding down, we spotted Johnny Was everywhere from exotic travels to backyard barbecues. Keep reading to see our favorite fan Instagrams from August 2014 - did your Insta make the cut?

    * Remember to tag @johnnywasclothing and use the hashtag #johnnywas to make sure we see your Instagram posts! *

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  • Fall Looks Styled by our Topanga Store

    Johnny Was Clothing Store at Westfield Topanga Mall, Los Angeles, CA

    Our Topanga store, located at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park, captures the hippie-chic ethos of Los Angeles's famed bohemian enclave, which Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and Jim Morrison have all called home. At Johnny Was Topanga, you'll find everything you need to channel the iconic Los Angeles "Ladies of the Canyon" look, from intricately embroidered tunics to luxe printed silk dresses. Read on to meet the Johnny Was Topanga team and explore some Fall looks they've styled!

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  • Mood Boards: August New Arrivals

    Mood Boards Fashion Fall Johnny Was Clothing

    Take a look at your favorite Johnny Was piece, and you'll see influences ranging from historical costuming details all the way to modern art. Our designers travel the world, soaking up local cultures and traditions in places like Mexico, Eastern Europe, India, and the Mediterranean. It's not just the dressmaking techniques from these far-flung locales that they imbue into their designs, but also local art, music, history, interior design, and flora and fauna. The world holds no shortage of inspiration! And our designers use it to create truly one-of-a-kind garments. Read on for some inspiration Mood Boards for our favorite pieces from our latest collections!

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  • Insta-Love: July 2014

    Johnny Was Clothing Insta Love July 2014

    We just can't get enough of our customers' Instagram posts! Seeing how you guys style your favorite Johnny Was pieces, and all the places you wear Johnny Was, inspires us every day! Check out some of our absolute favorite fan Instagrams from the past month after the jump!

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  • Mood Boards: July New Arrivals


    Johnny Was Clothing Mood Boards July 2014

    Our designers' inspiration comes from across all times and places. Take a look at your favorite Johnny Was piece, and you might see embroidery designs typical of traditional Ukranian costuming mixed with Aztec-inspired geometric motifs, or dressmaker details like pintucks and pleats on a modern silhouette like a menswear button-down shirt. We're all about combining cross-cultural details, old and new, to create one-of-a-kind garments with a unique story to tell! Here, we've explored these stories visually through Mood Boards for some of our favorite new pieces from the Pre-Fall 2014 line! Get inspired...

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  • DIY Wedding Ideas: Something Old, New, Borrowed & Blue

    DIY Wedding Ideas from Johnny Was Clothing

    No matter where or when it happens, your wedding day will undoubtably be one of the most memorable days of your life. Why not add an extra-personal touch to this already special day by incorporating some DIY elements? Beside adding hand-crafted charm to your wedding, DIY decorations and gifts can also save you a pretty penny! Not to mention, a little crafting party is a fun way for the bridal party to bond pre-wedding. Read on for some of our favorite DIY wedding ideas from across the web!

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  • Insta-Love: June 2014

    Johnny Was Instagram Love June 2014

    We love seeing our customers’ Instagrams – especially when they’re wearing Johnny Was! From fashion bloggers to everyday boho babes, we love to see how ladies style their favorite Johnny Was pieces and where they’re going in Johnny Was. Your Insta-Love inspires us! Check out some of our favorite fan Instagram posts from the past month below.

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  • The Faerie-Tale Wedding... Reimagined

    Johnny Was Bohemian Bride Wedding

    In our latest Lookbook, we invite you to reconsider the traditional wedding day. Explore a wedding where artisan elements and heirloom details combine in a free-spirited outdoor celebration as precious as true love. A blessing of a couple’s bright future with a nod to tradition; something old, and something new. A rustic fairytale fantasy befitting of the first day of their “happily ever after”: this is The Faerie-Tale Wedding… Reimagined.



    More images after the jump!

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  • Behind the Scenes: The Faerie-Tale Wedding... Reimagined

    Behind the Scenes Johnny Was Wedding LookBook

    We recently shot our "The Faerie-Tale Wedding... Reimagined" lookbook in a dreamy woodland hollow in Topanga Canyon. Playing dress-up in gorgeous gowns and goddess-like flower crowns, surrounded by wild and free nature for the day was like living in a daydream! No wonder that we got more breathtaking photos than we know what to do with! Check out some of our favorite outtakes and behind-the-scenes moments from our shoot below. Then, visit the lookbook page for more inspiration!


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