ABC News has an interesting quote (click here to read in its entirety) from J.Crew's Jenna Lyons:
Michelle Obama Is the ‘Most Incredible Gift That Keeps on Giving’ for J. CrewI am curious who the client/ celebrity was, that made the request. I am also surprised they turned down the offer, citing quality.
By Sheila Marikar
February 14, 2012
..."We just got asked to do something for somebody for the Oscars, literally this morning. I said, 'When are the Oscars? Two weeks? No way.' We can't turn samples and make really good-quality clothes on such a tight timeline," Lyons said in an interview with ABC. "I certainly love the idea, but we're not set up that way. If someone wants to wear a feathered skirt and a cashmere sweatshirt, then sure." ...
What are your thoughts on the decision from J.Crew? Do you think J.Crew has a place at the Oscar red carpet?