The culture of Johnny Was clothing - connecting amazing women around the world.
I love the power of social media and it’s ability to connect me with other Johnny Was fans around the world. Through Instagram I was recently introduced to Aussie Peta Gibson, a mother of 5 that range from the ages of 6 to 21, and an advocate, teacher and innovator within the parenting world.
She has been featuring the brand with her 365 days of wearing Johnny Was on her Instagram and creating quite a following.
Today, I got to meet Peta in person, assisted her in picking out some great pieces and then we sat down over hot chocolate to discuss her enthusiasm for Johnny Was.
G: Where did you first discover Johnny Was?
P: I discovered Johnny Was In a shop called Quirkee Birds that is my local boutique in Balmain, a suburb of Sydney.
G: How many years have you been wearing Johnny Was?
P: I’ve been wearing Johnny Was since 2012
G: What are some of your favorite things about the clothing?
P: I like that it’s colorful and utilizes great prints. I also like how the fabrics feel, the embroidery, and the practicality of it. It’s easy to wear and manage with my busy lifestyle.
How it makes me feel when I wear it, and it’s easy to travel with.
G: What inspired you to do this 365 Day post about Johnny Was?
P: I was already wearing the clothes every day and love wearing them so I wanted to have a visual diary that also helps me put the pieces together differently.
G: Do you have any friends who are also Johnny Was fans and do you trade
clothing at times?
P: I am starting to recruit a few but we have not gotten to the point of trading clothes yet.
G: What is the favorite division of the Johnny was brand?
P: Johnny Was, the collection is my favorite.
G: What do you do for fun and how do you incorporate Johnny Was into your lifestyle?
P: I love my work and I get to wear Johnny Was to work. I run a parenting group and
they are so easy to work in. I wore the scarves skiing in Japan, and I wear other
tunics as cover ups on our boat and to the beach.
G: What is your favorite color?
P: Red or purple, but I love a mixture of colors that is why and that is why Johnny Was
suits my style.
G: What is your favorite place to travel?
P: California of course, so I can go shopping at Johnny Was.
G: What is your favorite food?
G: What does the brand of Johnny Was represent for you?
P: The brand represents being a workingwoman and having a career that enables me to wear and buy Johnny Was. I joke to my husband that I work for Johnny Was.
And even doing laundry has become so much easier since I can either hand wash or wash in my machine or hang dry.
Looking in my closet brings me joy seeing all of those beautiful fabrics, colors, and prints.
I feel very confident and happy wearing the clothing, and I always get compliments.
The only difficulty for Peta these days and her Love for Johnny Was is that she has many pieces; it’s always hard to choose which one to wear. She puts its as It’s almost like asking her to choose her favorite child, and she Loves them all equally.
Johnny Was currently has 17 locations in between California and Florida and they ship internationally via their website.
Disclaimer: Peta is wearing clothing from a previous season, for the most current designs and to find a location near you, visit www.johnnywas.com.