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Johnny Was


Johnny Was designs clothes that cross cultures and defy trends. With a bohemian spirit and a true sense of authenticity, Johnny Was takes  inspiration from anything that is beautiful, genuine and special—a striking piece of artwork, the luxurious hand-stitching on a vintage dress or the natural simplicity of a vibrant bougainvillea.

Their embroideries and effortless silhouettes are unparalleled. After more than 30 years of artisan-inspired stitch work and luxe fabrications, the undying allure speaks for itself. Johnny Was is for the woman looking to showcase her personal style, while appreciating the thoughtful details of timeless techniques. An aesthetic that embraces their California-based lifestyle but always with a global vision.

It’s the gorgeous details in life that make it beautiful, and that’s what Johnny Was strives to create. Embrace the beauty, look beyond and enjoy the journey.

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Johnny Was Maci Kimono

A kimono (or five or ten) is a necessary item in any stylish woman's wardrobe. Chic, effortless, and eye-catching, a good kimono can transform any outfit, taking it from the mundane to the realm of ethereal cool. We love this kimono because of its fabric, its bursts of colors and its intricate embroidery down the collar. We also love that it's totally versatile, an item that can be layered for all seasons.

Johnny Was Burke Top Iris

You'll fall head over heels for the Burke Top's sweetly swirling flowers and funky designs. This subtly sheer top has a slight V-neck and scalloped sleeves, making it casual and cute at the same time. Pair this tee with skinny jeans and wedges or a mini-skirt for a going out look that screams "cool girl".

Johnny Was Sheera Blouse

Add this lightweight classic Johnny Was blouse to your go-to tops collection. Made of rayon with classic embroidery adorning the sleeves and neckline, this blouse is sure to become a favorite in your closet. Add in the unique pattern on the back of the blouse, and it will be a go to when wanting to add some flare to an outfit. Buttons down the front of the blouse adds some texture, while the blue hue adds sophistication.

Johnny Was Avril Blouse Sunrise

Gossamer, breezy, bohemian -- this blouse is all the above and more, fulfilling our wildest boho-chic dreams. Gauzy material and understated blooms are punctuated by lacy sleeves and a button-down neckline finished with drawstrings and pleating to create a top that's oh-so-darling and sweet. Throw on this top to head to the beach or brunch -- wherever you wear it, you'll feel like you're in full bloom.

Johnny Was Vervaine Blouse

Johnny Was' Vervaine blouse was carefully crafted with a keen eye for detail. A stylish neckline and soft flow make this blouse the ultimate in boho-appeal. This showstopper multicolored blouse will pair well with just about everything thanks to the pops of delicate embroidery across the bodice.

Johnny Was Dragonfly Blouse

WHITE With an elegant draped look this dragonfly blouse exudes our signature embroidery. The pops of color and deep neckline make it an easy selection for just about any event. It's perfect for a lunch date or an afternoon at the pool when you want to look put together without looking over the top. Try pairing with ankle cropped jeans and flat sandals for a simple look, or linen shorts when you're out for drinks.

Johnny Was Sona Fur Coat

Johnny Was' striking Sona Fur Coat is the perfect statement piece for those chilly days walking around the city or a special outdoor event. You can easily dress it up or down with your favorite denim and boots or with an evening dress and heels. With side slit-pockets and a cozy hood, you’re sure to stay warm all season long.

Johnny Was Vanny Satin Blouse Butterfly

Their sweet butterfly print Vanny Satin Blouse is as feminine as it is fun. Made with a blend of rayon and cotton voile, this blouse features unique embroidery along the hem and neckline, as well as light, fluttery sleeves. Dress it up or down by pairing with your favorite pair of denim and flats, or shorts and wedges. Add a pair of dainty earrings and stacked bangles to complete the look.