The story below was written by Jenna Lyons and can be found in Lenny Letter. It is a self reflective piece called The Watermelon Skirt that Lenny Letter explains “takes us back to the moment Jenna, who lives with a genetic disorder, realized the power of clothes to initiate self-transformation’.
I hope you will read this story through the lens of a campaign called YesJCrewCane. I have spent the last three years asking Jenna Lyons and J. Crew to sell products made sensitively for people with disabilities. It is my belief that ‘Inclusive Retail’ will line the pockets of retailers while saving countless lives.
J. Crew simply won’t do it.
I hope your blood boils when you read this story. It feels unjust. Continue Reading →