At age 19, Los Angeles native Jenni Kayne launched her eponymous clothing line of California-inspired American sportswear. Her clothing is sold at high-end boutiques around the world and in five Jenni Kayne stores in California and one in New York. In 2017, Kayne launched Jenni Kayne Home, a line including textiles, baskets, and tableware. She maintains the daily lifestyle blog Rip & Tan, named for her two eldest children, Ripley and Tanner. She lives in Beverly Hills with her husband, Richard Ehrlich, and her three kids, including new baby Trooper.
10 Things to Know About Jenni Kayne:
Cities I’ve Lived In: LA.
Biggest Design Influence: I am constantly inspired by nature and living in California.
Favorite Shop: Jenni Kayne! I also love March, Leif, and Galerie Half.
Favorite Artist: It is too hard to narrow down to one! Robert Graham, Mary Corse, Richard Diebenkorn, and Willem de Kooning, to name a few.
Last Item I Bought for My House: A piece of Arne Bang pottery.
Favorite Item in My Closet: My Jenni Kayne shearling mules; they are part of my uniform.
Most Organized Area of My House: I am a true Virgo and it can be seen in every area of my house.
Favorite Design Book: I love Vincent Van Duysen’s book. I am so excited to be working with him on our home we are building.
Favorite Wine: Amisfield Pinot Noir from New Zealand.
Favorite Thing to Cook: A frittata; I make them weekly.
Pets: Chachi and The Dude are our dogs, Lavender and Rocket are our bunnies, and Saphi and Daisy are our horses.