Jenna Lyons’ best red carpet looks

Apr 04 2017 by
Categories : Celebrity Style

As her tenure at J. Crew comes to an end after 26 years, we look back at the creative director’s inimitable style. 

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    Lyon’s signature high-low approach is well documented. A classic example is this military shirt and ball skirt combo she wore to the Mara Hoffman show during NYFW. 
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    At the 2016 Glamour Women of the Year awards Lyons wore a pyjama top (this one was from J. Crew’s collaboration with London haberdasher Drake’s) tucked into a bubblegum pink skirt and topped the look with a frayed olive work jacket. It’s a look we struggle to imagine anyone else pulling off.
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    Again, high-low. Here, the designer paired a sequined blazer with unfussy khakis.
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    Sure, elevated khakis are having a moment now, but Lyons rocked this tiered, matchy look back in 2016.
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    Those sailor-style pants you’ve been seeing everywhere lately, from Creatures of Comfort to Jessie Kamm? Lyons was an early adopter at the 2016 CFDA Awards.
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    She took a risk in this tuxedo-style jumpsuit at the 2015 CFDA awards in NYC.
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    The designer mixed denim and gold like only she can at the Addicted to Fresno premiere in 2015.
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    She played with textures and prints for a screening of Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015.
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    She proved that cobalt blue is her colour at an awards ceremony in 2014.
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    We're obsessed with the floral pants she wore to the 2014 CFDA Awards in NYC.
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    The outfit she wore to a 2013 J. Crew launch in London, England was equal parts playful and professional. 
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    She went for a fun, feathered top at the NYC premiere of The Great Gatsby in 2013. Very on-theme, no? 
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    She went for an eclectic outfit at the premiere of Trance in NYC.
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    We can always count on her to rock a pop of colour, like these shoes she wore to a screening of In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye back in 2012.
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    She went glam in a metallic, pyjama style suit at the 2012 CFDA Awards in NYC.
Categories: Celebrity Style