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California-chic boutique breezes into Fort Worth area with 2 new shops

California-chic boutique breezes into Fort Worth area with 2 new shops

Johnny Was
Feel the SoCal vibes. Photo courtesy of Johnny Was

Southern California-based women’s clothing and accessory brand Johnny Was has set its sights on the Fort Worth area. Two new boutiques are opening locally this month, first at Southlake Town Square at then at The Shops at Clearfork.

For those unfamiliar, Johnny Was sells women's apparel with a relaxed, free-spirit, boho-chic vibe. Think flowy tops and comfy dresses in light fabrics with fun accents. Accessories include unique scarves, handbags, jewelry, swimwear, fragrances, and belts.

"The fashion assortment consists of luxurious silk, linen, and cotton fabrics, signature prints, and detailed embroideries that embody a relaxed lifestyle and bohemian elegance," the company says in a release. "Artfully-constructed accessories weave their way into the brand, including scarves rich in color, ornate handbags, jewelry, swimwear and vintage belts."

The boutique at Southlake Town Square opened May 3 at 330 W. Grand Ave., near the post office, in the heart of the walkable outdoor shopping center. Hours are 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Saturday and 12-6 pm Sunday.

The 1,822-square foot Shops at Clearfork store will open May 17 and features hand-painted wall murals by artist Christopher Lord. It is at 5236 Monahans Ave., Ste. J280, near Neiman Marcus. To mark the grand opening, the store is offering 20 percent of purchases, as well as champagne and treats, on May 17. Regular store hours are 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Saturday and 12-6 pm Sunday.

Both stores sell a selection of "custom embroidered dusters, jackets, blouses, kimonos, and accessories that are complemented with opulent boho details, reflecting the effortless sense of the Johnny Was California spirit," they say.

The Tarrant-area stores are the brand's 49th and 50th nationwide, and just the seventh and eighth in Texas. There are also North Texas locations at Legacy West in Plano and Dallas' NorthPark Center.