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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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Recent Posts
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. See Ya Later Summer! Let’s eat

    Although we love summer, by Labor Day we’re quite happy to give it a delicious send-off and look forward to fall with all things cashmere, turning leaves and pumpkin spice...
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  4. Fall Book Report: Our Favorite Coffee Table Reads

    Essentials in our Century City store: the Bennai Fringe Duster and Modern Havana by Michael Connors. One of the best things about fall and the pending holidays is that it’s...
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  5. Living Luxe: It’s all about Velvet for Fall

    The look and feel of velvet continues to capture our hearts and closets this fall—this luxury fabric manages to straddle the line between classic glamour and easy allure; a new...
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  6. Fall Forecast: Our Calmé Collection Goes Deeper

    We first launched our sustainable and chic collection called Calmé last year, and the response has been overwhelming for this line of understated classics that features organic fibers and low-impact...
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  7. The Women of JW Pick Their Fall Essentials

    On any given day, most of the women who work at Johnny Was are also wearing Johnny Was. One of the best parts of strolling through the hallways of our...
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  8. Emmylou Harris Hosts our Nashville Store Launch

    (Emmylou + Walker County) We never miss an opportunity for a celebration, especially when the party is in one of our favorite cites, Nashville, TN. Not only did we open...
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  9. The Songs Of Summer

    Whether you’re solo in a hammock on Ibiza or at a backyard gathering with friends, nothing puts you in the warm weather mood more than a sweet playlist of upbeat...
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