Studio Tour: Nili Lotan®

We visited the designer in Tribeca, NYC, for a look at her new collection of hand-knit sweaters. Read more here.

Studio Tour: Nili Lotan®
We visited the designer in Tribeca, NYC, for a look at her new collection of hand-knit sweaters. Read more here. Studio Tour: Nili Lotan®
We visited the designer in Tribeca, NYC, for a look at her new collection of hand-knit sweaters. Read more here.
Studio Tour: Nili Lotan®
We visited the designer in Tribeca, NYC, for a look at her new collection of hand-knit sweaters. Read more here. Studio Tour: Nili Lotan®
We visited the designer in Tribeca, NYC, for a look at her new collection of hand-knit sweaters. Read more here.

Studio Tour: Apiece Apart™

On a road trip through Texas, two best friends were inspired to create the perfect travel wardrobe of mix-and-matchable pieces. Six years later, they’re taking on your entire closet. Read more here.

Studio Tour: Apiece Apart™
On a road trip through Texas, two best friends were inspired to create the perfect travel wardrobe of mix-and-matchable pieces. Six years later, they’re taking on your entire closet. Read more here. Studio Tour: Apiece Apart™
On a road trip through Texas, two best friends were inspired to create the perfect travel wardrobe of mix-and-matchable pieces. Six years later, they’re taking on your entire closet. Read more here.
Studio Tour: Apiece Apart™
On a road trip through Texas, two best friends were inspired to create the perfect travel wardrobe of mix-and-matchable pieces. Six years later, they’re taking on your entire closet. Read more here. Studio Tour: Apiece Apart™
On a road trip through Texas, two best friends were inspired to create the perfect travel wardrobe of mix-and-matchable pieces. Six years later, they’re taking on your entire closet. Read more here.

Behind the Design: Dutch Floral Print

Our head women’s designer, Tom Mora, on the Dutch master paintings that inspired our own similarly moody floral print. Read more here.

Behind the Design: Dutch Floral Print
Our head women’s designer, Tom Mora, on the Dutch master paintings that inspired our own similarly moody floral print. Read more here. Behind the Design: Dutch Floral Print
Our head women’s designer, Tom Mora, on the Dutch master paintings that inspired our own similarly moody floral print. Read more here.
Behind the Design: Dutch Floral Print
Our head women’s designer, Tom Mora, on the Dutch master paintings that inspired our own similarly moody floral print. Read more here. Behind the Design: Dutch Floral Print
Our head women’s designer, Tom Mora, on the Dutch master paintings that inspired our own similarly moody floral print. Read more here.

In the field: Kiriko

Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka cofounded Portland, Oregon-based accessories brand Kiriko as a way to turn their common appreciation for traditional Japanese textiles into a handsome line of scarves, ties and pocket squares. Read more here.

In the field: Kiriko
Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka cofounded Portland, Oregon-based accessories brand Kiriko as a way to turn their common appreciation for traditional Japanese textiles into a handsome line of scarves, ties and pocket squares. Read more here. In the field: Kiriko
Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka cofounded Portland, Oregon-based accessories brand Kiriko as a way to turn their common appreciation for traditional Japanese textiles into a handsome line of scarves, ties and pocket squares. Read more here.
In the field: Kiriko
Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka cofounded Portland, Oregon-based accessories brand Kiriko as a way to turn their common appreciation for traditional Japanese textiles into a handsome line of scarves, ties and pocket squares. Read more here. In the field: Kiriko
Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka cofounded Portland, Oregon-based accessories brand Kiriko as a way to turn their common appreciation for traditional Japanese textiles into a handsome line of scarves, ties and pocket squares. Read more here.

Men’s Casting Call

Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.

Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 

Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.

Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.

Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.
Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.
Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.
Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.
Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.
Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.
Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show. Men’s Casting Call
Casting day is a favorite for the ladies in our office: It’s when our head menswear designer, Frank, and our stylist, Jack, pick the models for our spring/summer 2015 presentation next week. Follow our diary for a look at what’s to come.
Photographs by Bryan Derballa. 
Check back daily for more behind-the-scenes glimpses as we get ready for our spring/summer 2015 presentation on September 9th during New York Fashion Week.
Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter @jcrew and search #jcrewnyfw for of-the-moment updates on our show.

Behind the Design: Wool-Silk Scarves

Our head men’s designer, Frank Muytjens, discusses the inspiration behind our wool-silk printed scarves. Read more here.

Behind the Design: Wool-Silk Scarves
Our head men’s designer, Frank Muytjens, discusses the inspiration behind our wool-silk printed scarves. Read more here. Behind the Design: Wool-Silk Scarves
Our head men’s designer, Frank Muytjens, discusses the inspiration behind our wool-silk printed scarves. Read more here.
Behind the Design: Wool-Silk Scarves
Our head men’s designer, Frank Muytjens, discusses the inspiration behind our wool-silk printed scarves. Read more here. Behind the Design: Wool-Silk Scarves
Our head men’s designer, Frank Muytjens, discusses the inspiration behind our wool-silk printed scarves. Read more here.

In the Field:
Billykirk®

Chris and Kirk Bray are the founders of leather-goods purveyor Billykirk. Using domestic hardware, leather sourced from stateside tanneries and the help of Amish artisans, they craft classic American designs that only get better with age. Read more here.

In the Field: Billykirk®
Chris and Kirk Bray are the founders of leather-goods purveyor Billykirk. Using domestic hardware, leather sourced from stateside tanneries and the help of Amish artisans, they craft classic American designs that only get better with age. Read more here. In the Field: Billykirk®
Chris and Kirk Bray are the founders of leather-goods purveyor Billykirk. Using domestic hardware, leather sourced from stateside tanneries and the help of Amish artisans, they craft classic American designs that only get better with age. Read more here.
In the Field: Billykirk®
Chris and Kirk Bray are the founders of leather-goods purveyor Billykirk. Using domestic hardware, leather sourced from stateside tanneries and the help of Amish artisans, they craft classic American designs that only get better with age. Read more here. In the Field: Billykirk®
Chris and Kirk Bray are the founders of leather-goods purveyor Billykirk. Using domestic hardware, leather sourced from stateside tanneries and the help of Amish artisans, they craft classic American designs that only get better with age. Read more here.

Meet…Lynne Hiriak of Cardigan

the New York-based designer used her love of cardigans (she has more than 200 of them) as a springboard to launch of her own knitwear-centric clothing line. we popped by the designer’s midtown studio to talk racking up stamps on her passport and the merits of easy dressing.
KNIT WIT
“When I first started my line in 2008, the collection had 30 cardigans and only one top and one dress,” recalls the designer, who got her start in the knitwear departments at Derek Lam and Lela Rose. “Ironically it was the dress and the top that were the best sellers.” For Lynne, it’s the challenge of working with yarns rather than bolts of fabric that is part of the appeal: “Knitwear starts from yarn, and it’s a three-dimensional, creative process. Plus I couldn’t sew a tailored jacket to save my life!”
DREAM WEAVER
She travels regularly to Peru, a country deeply rooted in its textile tradition and handiwork and, for the last two years, has incorporated the work of its artisans into her collections. The Marianela pant and the Gisella top are woven on an industrial scarf loom and cut into garments. “I work really closely with the factory there to create our own patterns,”
she says.
CREATURE COMFORTS
A review of her line—flirty skirts, embroidered blouses, skinny drawstring pants in various patterns—reveals a designer who likes repetition: “In my own life, I’ll often buy things of the same style in two or three colorways. I gravitate towards simplicity and comfort and that’s reflected in the way I approach design.”
Photography by Bryan Derballa. Makeup by Imane Fiocchi and hair by Melisande Page, both for Beauty Exchange NYC.

To shop our entire assortment of Cardigan™, click here.

Meet…Caroline Ventura of BRVTVS

we had a jewelry crush on Caroline Ventura of BRVTVS (pronounced “Brutus” and named for the unfaithful friend of Julius Caesar) well before we actually met her. now that we’ve teamed up with her for the launch of our fine-jewelry collection, we thought it was high time we invited ourselves over to her West Village studio to see how she puts it all together.
Caroline wears her own COS button-down and the Point Sur hightower skinny jean in epic wash.


A Google search reveals that you learned about soldering in middle school. True? The other kids were making friendship bracelets and you were an aspiring metalsmith?
My dad worked as a video engineer in Hollywood on a lot of films—all the Rocky and Rambo movies and the Naked Gun series, to name a few—so he was always fixing video equipment in his workshop. A lot of it required him to fix circuit boards, so he was always soldering things. I used to love to go in there and ask a million questions about what each part did and what needed fixing.

Like many good lines, yours began with the desire to create a bracelet you could wear every day. Can you tell us a bit about that?
I wanted a delicate bracelet for myself—something simple that I could wear daily. At the time, most of the jewelry out there was really flashy; costume jewelry was a big trend. The few pieces I liked, I couldn’t afford, so I just decided to make a bracelet myself. I researched where to buy gold at wholesale, and it just happened from there. My first trip to the diamond district in New York City opened my eyes. I bought chain, clasps, gold sheet and metal shears and pliers and went home to mess around.
How would you describe the BRVTVS aesthetic? How does it reflect your own personal approach to style?
I think things are at their best when they are simple. I love the idea of having a uniform of sorts, and I really try to design things that you put on and don’t want to take off, so it becomes a part of you.

I’m really into the idea of combining opposites. Pairing my thick ring with the delicate chain link ring is one of my favorite combos. Even the way I dress—I gravitate toward clothes that are a little more boyish, but I love feminine materials like linen and silk.

Your own personal piercing mix-and-match approach to earrings is pretty unique too…
I’m really drawn to asymmetry and mixing shapes and metals. I sell all my earrings individually, as opposed to doing them in pairs, so you can mix different pieces together to create your own unique setup. My friend Colby, who works at NY Adorned, is my go-to when I need a piercing fix. He’s brilliant at creating something unique for each person he sees.
Where does your design process start?
Each piece comes to life differently. Sometimes, I have an idea that needs to be sketched out so I can get proper proportions and see it on paper. Other times, I just have an idea and start working with the metal right away. Living in New York is great inspiration. I’m really drawn to architecture. I love when I come across an interesting shape and can figure out how to translate it into something wearable.
Photography by Bryan Derballa. Makeup by Suzy Gerstein for the Magnet Agency.

To shop our entire assortment of BRVTVS, click here. Then, explore the J.Crew fine jewelry collection here.

Studio Tour: Hartland Brooklyn

always fans of a handwritten note, we love the hand-drawn cards from Hartland Brooklyn—the company founded by fashion-designer-turned-illustrator Emily Johnson in 2012. we stopped by her charming studio, in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood, to see how she puts it all together.
Emily, photographed in her design studio, wears a J.Crew merino wool baseball sweater in scallop instarsia.


TOWN & COUNTRY
Emily grew up on her parents’ flower farm in upstate New York—a place she still returns to for inspiration. “My grandma is a watercolor artist, and we used to sit together in the garden and paint flowers,” she recalls. The house is in a tiny town called Hartland, and I knew I wanted that to be a part of the company’s name. It tells a story about where I came from and where I ended up.”


WRITE ON
Drawing birthday cards for colleagues became a hobby of Emily’s while she was working as a fashion designer. To keep up with the demand, she started a small line of stationery in 2010. “I never planned this,” she says. “I just loved the fact that cards didn’t have to be serious.” The process starts with her sketchbook—she’s never without it—and then she comes up with a clever phrase, like “roll with me.” “I always think about what would make me buy a card.”
Photography by Bryan Derballa. Hair by Vensette.

To shop our entire Discovered assortment, including the Hartland Brooklyn postcards, click here.

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