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Inspired By: Vintage Fashion Illustrations

  In honor of “Throwback Thursday”, here are some fabulous fashion illustrations from the 1960s and 70s that we’ve been totally obsessed with lately. With their bold color palettes, playful patterns, and whimsical subject matter,…

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Recent Posts
  1. Johnny Was Collection Spring 2015 Fashion Show – Video

    Didn’t make it to our Johnny Was Collection Spring 2015 Fashion Show during LA Fashion Week in October? Take a look at the video below! Johnny Was Collection Spring 2015 Fashion Show from Johnny Was…

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  2. Johnny Was Supports the NBCF

      October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! We are excited to announce that we’ve created a PINK version of one of our best-selling items, the JWLA Brielle Sweatshirt, especially for the National Breast Cancer Foundation….

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  3. First Day Of Fall: Autumn Image Inspiration

    Today marks the first day of Fall – the season of simple pleasures. Sharing a cup of hot tea with a friend on a rainy Fall day, collecting nuts to roast or finding that perfect…

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  4. Insta-Love: May 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…

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  5. Resort Ready Travel Packing List

    The recent arrival of our summer collection has got us daydreaming about long summer nights, weekend barbecues, and relaxing summer getaways. That’s right, summer is coming soon, and with it warm-weather weekend escapes, cruises, and…

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  6. Photoshoot: Mariel Hannah for Magnolia Rouge Lifestyle featuring Johnny Was

      We came across this photo shoot, entitled “Bohemian Soiree”, in the Magnolia Rouge Lifestyle magazine – and it took our collective breath away. A boho garden party set in a fairy-tale meadow amongst rolling…

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  7. Stagecoach 2014 Style Guide

    Southern California’s summer festival season recently kicked off with two weekends of Coachella, but now it’s country music lovers’ turn to take over the Empire Polo Fields. The Stagecoach festival, held this April 25 –…

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  8. Coachella 2014 Style Guide: Celeb-Inspired Dos & Donts

    With Southern California’s favorite summer music fest a mere week away, Coachella prep has officially gone into overdrive. Take notes from some of our favorite style mavens and festival veterans to make sure your weekend…

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  9. Johnny Was Hand-Made Silk Kimonos

    The Making of Johnny Was Silk Kimonos Designer Biya Ramar has created this bohemian chic, reversible kimono for the Johnny Was Collection.  Inspired by the stories and traditions of the Orient along her travels, Biya…

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