London? (It's J.Crew) Calling
It’s official. We’re set to open our first UK store (which will house men’s, women’s, crewcuts and J.Crew Collection) on Regent Street in Mayfair late next year. Here, a look at our most recent visit across the pond. Photography by Bryan Derballa
Team Effort: CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and J.Crew
it’s that time again, and we’re sending a big congrats to the winners of this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. To kick off our upcoming collaboration (it’s set to debut next spring), we invited winners Greg Chait of the Elder Statesman, Tabitha Simmons, and Jennifer Meyer to our office for a visit. Here’s a sneak peek and stay tuned, there’s more to come. The CFDA winners smile for the camera...
In the Field: Our Made-in-New-York Ties
we went to Long Island City, New York—where 12 ties are handmade per hour—to dig around the workspace of Mane, where they’ve been cutting, stitching, and hand-finishing many of our ties for the last 10 years. At Mane, ties are made just as they were more than 50 years ago, and we take our time doing so. Here, about 12 ties are handmade per hour. (Versus 100 ties per hour produced by factories who...
our illustrator extraordinaire, Ellie, whipped up this Thanksgiving turkey inspired by the ones we used to draw in elementary school.
Dreams Come True
sleek menswear-inspired tuxedo: check. jaw-dropping earrings: check, check. “I never dreamed of sharing a stage with Annie Leibovitz and Zaha Hadid, and I never imagined I would have an occasion to wear Bulgari 40-carat emerald-and-diamond chandelier earrings,” Jenna said of being an honoree at last week’s Glamour Woman of the Year Awards. “It was a dream night. Thank you to...
101 Gifts to Make Giving Easy
from calf hair pumps and a Drakes® zigzag scarf to camp socks and a wool snood, we’ve put together 101 gifts for everyone on your list. Oohs and aahs guaranteed… Shop all our gifts—and start your own holiday wish list—here. And check back in the weeks ahead for some of our favorite tastemakers’ and J.Crew staffers’ picks.
look who we spied putting on the finishing touches before heading out to tonight’s event… Photo by Bryan Derballa.
Tune in: CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund Playlist
in anticipation of tonight’s CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund awards dinner and our upcoming designer collaborations, we asked the finalists to reveal a selection of stylish sounds currently inspiring their design process… Andrea Lieberman, A.L.C — Young Forever, Jay-Z, Greetings, Half Pint Greg Armas, Assembly New York — Limit to your love, James Blake, Loris Night, Regal...
11 Reasons Why Jenna Is Our Woman of the Year
this year, our very own Jenna Lyons was recognized by Glamour magazine as one of the most inspiring women of the year (alongside comedienne Lena Dunham, architect Zaha Hadid and photographer Annie Leibovitz). here are some of the reasons why Jenna tops our list each and every day… 1. Because she’ll always tell you if you have lipstick on your teeth. 2. Because there’s no hiding how you...
Labels We Like: Authier®
a few years ago on a trip to Aspen, Jenna and our team discovered superslick Italian ski line Authier. we fell for the high-tech details, like military-standard insulation and heavy-duty zippers, as well as the more charming ones, like the nostalgic label sewn onto the inside of each jacket. Authier, the 100-year-old ski brand that was recently revived by Aspen local Lee Keating and brand...
First Look: Inside Habitually Chic’s New Book
interior designer and style blogger Heather Clawson is the creative force behind the wildly popular blog Habitually Chic. she captured both Frank’s and Jenna’s offices for her first book, Habitually Chic: Creativity at Work, and offered us an exclusive look at some of the shoot outtakes from her visit to our Manhattan headquarters. When it came to putting together her first book about...
Style Guide Sneak Peek
taking style to new heights. Check your mailbox, our December Style Guide is on its way! Sign up for our Style Guide here.