Jenna Lyons’ Whirlwind Workspace


We can't complain about the clutter on our desk anymore. But then again, when you’re Jenna Lyons, who has time to put everything away?

The J. Crew creative director recently gave Self Service magazine a tour of her office space, a.k.a., where the magic happens. Lyons posed for Maciek Kobielski in front of her mood-board walls and cluttered desk dressed in color-blocked Céline pants, Isabel Marant capped heels, new aviator-framed specs, and of course, her signature red lip, according to Who What Wear.

Against the standard office décor, Lyons opted for personal touches like mix-and-match furniture, retro rugs, and art amongst the stacks of magazines and books on her shelves in her space. Scented candles along with photos of friends and family surrounded her Mac. Every inch of wall-space serves as a giant mood board for the designer with swatches, magazine tears, and sketches to help her build gigantic collections every season. Plus, like any other polished professional, she even hides a pair of heels under her desk in case of a last-minute wardrobe change.

Even with the crowded feng shui, Lyons knows how to find the method in the madness to create confections that dominate must-have lists every season. Talk about organized chaos!

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