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1960’s & 1970’s

The Early Years

Marie and Robert GrayMarie and Robert Gray
Marie Gray in her first knit dressMarie Gray in her first knit dress
Close-up of knitting machineClose-up of knitting machine
Saint John featured in Saks windows in 1974Saint John featured in Saks windows in 1974
Model in Saint John knitted jacket and bow-tie neck blouseModel in Saint John knitted jacket and bow-tie neck blouse
Model wearing Saint John knitted jacket, top, and skirtModel wearing Saint John knitted jacket, top, and skirt

1980’s

Artisanal perfection & brand expansion

Model wearing red Saint John knit dress in the early 1980sModel wearing red Saint John knit dress in the early 1980s
Seamstress applying iridescent embellishments onto garmentSeamstress applying iridescent embellishments onto garment
Metallic garment embellishmentsMetallic garment embellishments
The first Saint John boutique in Palm Desert CaliforniaThe first Saint John boutique in Palm Desert California
Saint John branding tagSaint John branding tag

1990’s & 2000’s

 Iconic style for Iconic Women

First Lady Hilary Clinton in Saint JohnFirst Lady Hilary Clinton in Saint John
Kelly Gray in black Saint John gownKelly Gray in black Saint John gown
Kelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign Kelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign
Kelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign wearing all whiteKelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign wearing all white
Kelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign wearing all redKelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign wearing all red
Kelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign wearing all white in sand dunes Kelly Gray in Saint John 2002 Spring Campaign wearing all white in sand dunes

Present

Influence & Power

Model wearing Saint John Model wearing Saint John
Angelina Jolie wearing Saint John in an advertisementAngelina Jolie wearing Saint John in an advertisement
Chrissy Teigen wearing Saint John on the red carpetChrissy Teigen wearing Saint John on the red carpet
Giselle Bundchen wearing Saint John in an advertisementGiselle Bundchen wearing Saint John in an advertisement
Angelina Jolie wearing Saint John on the red carpetAngelina Jolie wearing Saint John on the red carpet
First Lady Michelle Obama wearing Saint John on the red carpetFirst Lady Michelle Obama wearing Saint John on the red carpet