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Inspirational woman: Exene Cervenka

Part punk rock, part rockabilly and part country music essentially sums up the woman Exene Cervenka. Best known from the Los Angeles punk band X in the late 70’s and 80’s. Exene has been a…

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Recent Posts
  1. Retail Scenes: Palo Alto Store Now Open!

      . December 2013 marked the opening of our Palo Alto store at the Stanford Shopping Center, our largest store yet! With full-length glass windows in the front and extra-high ceilings, this space is airy,…

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  2. Johnny Was Jewelry: Layered Looks, Perfect Pieces

    . Our online merchandise director, Jill, can be counted on to rock a bohemian cool-girl look – always with a unique accessory or two to pull it all together. You could say that she’s the…

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  3. Best Boho Red Carpet Style Moments of 2013

    2013 is coming to a close, and with another year’s end inevitably comes another slough of “Best Of” lists! Here, we count down our five absolute favorite boho-influenced red carpet style moments. Did you favorite…

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  4. My Johnny Was: Gina from Austin

    Our Austin co-manager, Gina, is a woman of many talents. This artist, singer, writer, jewelry designer, and Johnny Was stylist lets her creative light shine through everything she does. We chatted with her about living…

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  5. Boho Street Style: Art Basel 2013

    Each December, the art world elite flock to Miami Beach for Art Basel – an event as much art fair as it is a week of celebrity-studded parties to see and be seen at. The…

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  6. Winter Style: Five Must-Haves

    As the weather gets colder, layering becomes the key to a winter-ready wardrobe. These five pieces are the absolute essentials to a comfy, cozy, and chic layered winter wardrobe – with a hint of boho…

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  7. My Johnny Was: Luana from Newport Beach

    Our Newport Beach manager, Luana, hails from the sunny beaches of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but moved to the US 13 years ago to pursue her passions for fashion and interior design. We caught up…

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  8. Boho Style Icon: Talitha Getty

      Who: Talitha Getty, nee Pol What: Actress/model, socialite, and wife of John Paul Getty II When: 1940 – 1971 Why: Talitha was the leading lady of the 60s bohemian jet-set and is credited with…

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  9. An Interview with Artisan Perfumer Janna Sheehan

    Shop TALIA fragrance oil (photo: Chris Dibble) We caught up with Janna Sheehan, scent guru at artisanal fragrance company Trance Essence. Janna worked with the Johnny Was team to create our new fragrance oil, TALIA. They…

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