From the brand's beginnings in Italy to its most recent induction
Go anywhere in the summer and you’re likely to see at least three pairs of Jack Rogers strutting around. But how did they get so popular (and completely beloved)? This is where it all began.
1. In the early 60s, the label was born on the streets of Capri.
2. After Jackie O fell in love with them while vacationing in Italy, the Navajo sandal gained instant fame.
3. That same sandal is still made by hand in Palm Beach, Florida.
4. Jack Rogers opened its first storefront on NYC’s Madison Avenue in 2011.
5. The brand was recently recognized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where it was inducted into The Costume Institute.
Our Jack Rogers Boutique opens Sunday, May 19, at 11AM ET.
By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer
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BY ELAINE TURNER
We’re all about destination glamour and transporting our customer to a location. And every season, I design collections based on two inspirations: a muse and a place. For Fall 2010, I was inspired by Jackie O. and her years in New York City.
Like New York itself, Jackie O. was multi-dimensional and complex. She expressed her style yet always remained classic, elegant, and timeless. I am fascinated by the legacy of her culture, compassion, and charm.
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