Johnny Was Blog

Take a seat at our holiday tables

(Melissa in the Vivian Bomber Jacket) We love to decorate our homes at the holidays but the one place we sometimes need a little nudge to get inspired is with...
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Recent Posts
  1. Current Design Crush: Macramé

    (Photo was taken by, Matt Steindl) When it comes to interior design, we love anything bohemian, textural and handmade. Macramé, the knotty trend that was everywhere in the seventies is...
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  2. Designer Spotlight: Jewelry designer Joseph Brooks

    This fall we brought in a beautiful collection of jewelry by LA-based designer Joseph Brooks. Using ancient crystals that are hand knotted on cord or silver chain, these pieces manage...
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  3. Fall Destination: Johnny Was in Boston

    There are many beautiful things about being based in Southern California but we definitely miss out on the dramatic and beautiful seasons of our east coast friends. Between the crisp...
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  4. Kimonos are Winter’s Must-Have

    Ellamo Embroidered Kimono and Hirsch Velvet Crop Pant If there’s one piece of clothing that is synonymous with Johnny Was, it’s the kimono. From our limited edition one-of-a-kind custom kimonos...
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  5. Pink October: Johnny Was Gives

      When it comes to giving back, October is all about thinking pink.  Since 1985, this month has been synonymous with breast cancer awareness, education and finding a cure for...
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  6. Miki Ash Shows Us How to Love and Live Your Best Life

    Some people just radiate positivity and well-being and Miki Ash is one such woman. Aside from being the creative soul who runs our Instagram account (and pores over all your...
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  7. Fall's Not-So-Basic-Black

    Slater Maxi Wrap Dress While we love expounding on the creativity and bold allure of clashing colors, there’s no denying the timeless appeal of black. In cooler temps, black takes...
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  8. Print Shop: How to Pair and Wear Patterns

    Katina Velvet Bolero and Nixie Blouse When it comes to patterns and embellishments, we are like the classic Carly Simon song–nobody does it better.  Every collection is seasoned with the...
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  9. Destination San Francisco

    While our heart will always be in Los Angeles, there is no question that San Francisco holds a sweet spot. Perhaps because it feels like the polar opposite of our...
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