|Jill Stuart was born into the world of fashion. Her parents owned the 1960's and 1970's classic sportswear brand, "Mister Pants," dressing celebrities of the era, including Natalie Wood, Sheila McRae, and Lucille Ball. Jill began her fashion career as an accessories designer, selling her first collection to Bloomingdale's at the age of 15.
Launched in 1993, The Jill Stuart Collection has grown into over 100 free-standing stores and shop-in-shops all over the world -- including a flagship store in New York's Soho -- and has established Jill Stuart as a best-selling designer with worldwide retail sales of over one billion dollars. Jill Stuart has built its brand image with consistent marketing and a philosophy of design that is practical and gracious. To create fashion and images that enhance individuality is her passion in life.