J. Crew

Art & Commerce

photo by Bruno Gaget We’re starting to see a lot more of Marissa Webb, Head of Women’s Design at J. Crew. She’s featured in the latest J. Crew video – a fun behind-the-scenes look at manufacturing their shoes in Italy (if you follow quintessence on facebook, you’ve probably already seen this).…
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Seeing Spots

I can’t remember seeing such a pervasive fashion trend as this season’s penchant for leopard. From clothing to every manner of accessories, leopard is everywhere. Witness some sightings. Kate Moss leighton meester kate perry angelina jolie LA designer marjorie skouras - photo by john ellis designer lizzie bailey in leopard with michelle adams of online mag lonny Chances are you have something leopard in your closet to wear this season.…
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J. Crew U.

I was in my local J. Crew in New Canaan over the weekend doing a little back to school shopping with my daughter. The fall collection is just starting to come in and there were so many fabulous things, but what really caught my eye was the new merchandising in the store.…
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