Ulla Johnson founded her self-titled luxury womenswear label in New York in 1998. The founder and designer had grown up travelling across the world with her archaeologist parents, experiences of which now prove rich inspiration for her designs.
Producing ready-to-wear encompassing everything from dresses to denim to swimwear, as well as shoes, bags and accessories, Ulla Johnson embodies an effortless, bohemian aesthetic across all designs. Relaxed silhouettes meet vintage-inspired prints and beautiful natural fabrics to create feminine and timeless pieces. An artisanal attention to detail is witnessed throughout collections, creating a luxurious feel to easy-to-wear designs through exaggerated shoulders, expert ruching and draped silhouettes. Striking prints are certainly distinctive of Ulla Johnson, perfectly balanced to prove bold and unique without overpowering delicate dresses and flowing shapes. Tiered maxi dresses in crisp cotton, paperbag waist shorts and simple white blouses speak of glorious travels and sunny destinations, though also slot effortlessly into a city wardrobe. Straw bags, oversize sunglasses and chunky gold jewellery finish off any look with a glamorous and romantic edge.
Ulla Johnson has two stores in New York, as well as an online store. Their collections can also be found online, through stockists such as Net-a-Porter and My Theresa.