J.Crew on Film: “Over and Over Again”

Graffiti artist Greg Lamarche adds some local color to our new Williamsburg, Brooklyn store. Watch the video here.

J.Crew on Film: “Over and Over Again”
Graffiti artist Greg Lamarche adds some local color to our new Williamsburg, Brooklyn store. Watch the video here. J.Crew on Film: “Over and Over Again”
Graffiti artist Greg Lamarche adds some local color to our new Williamsburg, Brooklyn store. Watch the video here.

Letter Men

since we launched “The Secret Language of Monogramming” we’ve had personalization on the mind. we asked a few dapper guys we know to share their most prized items with us. here, proof that a few carefully chosen letters—and words—say it best. follow their lead and put it in writing…
To learn more about the merits of a monogram, read men’s style writer Glenn O’Brien’s essay here. Then, find your own piece of J.Crew finery to monogram by exploring our new Discovered section here.

Follow @jcrew for an inside look at our adventures with #Discovered on Twitter and Instagram.

Discovered: The Modern Monogram
we have to admit, we’re pretty excited to share the launch of Discovered—a collection of items that we’ve come across over the years, through word of mouth or trips across the world, and the stories behind them. first up, a closer look at the modern monogram through the eyes of four venerable—and stylish—experts in our latest film, “The Secret Language of Monogramming.”
Photography by Shawn Brackbill and Bryan Derballa.

Take cues from our experts and put your own monogram in writing here. (You can monogram shirts, sweaters, ties, pocket squares, iPhone cases and more.) For more on our assortment of Discovered items for men, women and kids, click here.

Follow @jcrew for an inside look at our adventures with #Discovered on Twitter and Instagram.

A Moment with…Pret-à-Surf®

New Yorkers Jillian Demling and Karen Mulligan launched Pret-à-Surf (“ready to surf”) back in 2011, and we’ve been fans ever since. this month, we collaborated with our friends on a special mix of rash guards, board shorts and swimsuits inspired by some of their much-loved designs. we hung out with the ladies in Malibu, where these East Coast girls looked right at home…
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Best friends Jillian and Karen talk about the inspiration behind Pret-à-Surf and why it’s OK to be a sporty girl and hang with the boys in our latest J.Crew film, “Pretty Swell.”
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Five things that remind you of summer. Go.
1. Surfing.
2. The farmer’s market in Hampton Springs.
3. Longer days.
4. Honeysuckle.
5. Bike rides to the beach.

How long have you each been surfing?
Karen: Ten years.
Jillian: Three years.

We also heard you guys are into stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Tell us more about that.
We both took up SUP three years ago and love it. We’ll go to Gardiners Bay in Hampton Springs or the beach at the end of Wyandanch Road in the Amagansett dunes.

Favorite beach?
Hanalei Bay on the North Shore of Kauai.

Where do you get away on weekends?
Amagansett, Long Island.

What’s the best advice you ever received?
Don’t be afraid of falling.

If your best friend asks where to take up surfing, where do you send her?
Corky Carroll’s Surf School in Nosara, Costa Rica.

You guys have already surfed together in Montauk and Costa Rica. Where are you headed next?
El Salvador.

What’s your favorite piece in the J.Crew and Pret-à-Surf collaboration?
The short-sleeve stripe and polka-dot rash guards.

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Photography by Bryan Derballa.

To shop the entire Pret-à-Surf collection, click here.

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