Spirited Authentic Cool. Effortless Individual Cultured Spirited Authentic Cool Adventurous Artisanal Vibrant Sophisticated Aware Timeless Well-travelled Curious Self-Assured Alluring Confident Bold Creative Feminine
Johnny Was designs clothes that embody a timeless luxury. For the woman with a bohemian spirit and a true sense of authenticity – constantly curious, a seeker of beauty, and always with a wanderlust sensibility.
Founded in Southern California by designer Eli Levite in 1987, the name was inspired by the classic Bob Marley song with the eponymous title, “Johnny was a good man”.
A collection of clothing synonymous for its exquisite and colourful embroidery, custom designed prints, opulent fabrics, and always remaining true to Eili’s vision – luxurious fashion pieces, inspired by his travels, but always anchored with a laid back California spirit.