In a very clever way, J.Crew has taken the customer up with them rather than going in the opposite direction.” This is a polite way of saying that Lyons has managed to elevate mall tastes to approach her own. “Look, it’s not a hard thing to be a tasteful designer and cater to a small community…that’s an easy thing. For someone to bring a level of taste—to introduce large portions of our country to newer things, interesting notions—that’s the challenge. And she’s done that impeccably well.
written by Tyler Brule on Jenna Lyons, The J in J.Crew