J. Crew Can Do It, Why Can’t You; Gays in Print

by Accidental Bear

***A nod to the amazing Fashion Bear Corbin Brett Chamberlin for the heads up.

From defending a photograph of a mother painting her sons toenails pink to full spread REAL LIFE gays holding hands in catalog. I call that zero to 60 is 1 second. Good job J. Crew, may you be a role model for those lagging in the 60’s.


Gay J. Crew Designer Appears in Catalog

By Advocate.com Editors

The May 2011 J. Crew catalog features a gay designer and his boyfriend following last month’s controversy over an online newsletter in which the company president painted her son’s toenails pink.

ABC News reports on the catalog photo of designer Somsack Sikhounmuong and his boyfriend Micah with the caption, Happy Together.

“’The Men’s Shop’ section in the back of the 135-page catalog includes J. Crew’s in-house stylist with his 9-month-old son, bearded brothers, a designer with his dog and also the photographer’s African-American husband and their Asian daughter, headlined as ‘Family Matters.’ READ MORE

“Last month, the company sparked controversy when its online newsletter included a photo of president and creative director Jenna Lyons painting her son’s toenails hot pink.

One Comment to “J. Crew Can Do It, Why Can’t You; Gays in Print”

  1. I just love this…may even encourage me to shop at J. Crew!

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