Labels We Love: Ace&Jig

Jenna Wilson and Cary Vaughan, the textile-obsessed team behind Brooklyn-based Ace & Jig™, started their breezy, laid-back label to create summery clothes they could wear through all seasons.

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All of their fabrics are custom-designed directly with weavers in India, built around a stripe of some sort (so really, how could we not love them) and constructed into the kind of clothes you want to live in. We asked the design duo—who met as design interns and whose kids are now best friends—to tell us about their ideal warm-weather days, favorite local spots and where they go to hide out in their hood. 

DREAM BROOKLYN DAY:

Margaritas and lobster rolls at the Red Hook Lobster Pound in Red Hook; strolling Brooklyn Flea with close friends

FAVORITE SUMMER IN THE CITY ACTIVITIES:

MoMA PS1 Warm Up, the Prospect Park drum circle, Coney Island

WEEKEND GETAWAYS:

Brimfield Antique Market (in Brimfield, Massachusetts) in May, July and September for amazing antiques, collectibles and vintage

SOMETHING YOU’VE NEVER DONE BUT ARE DYING TO:

Visit Storm King sculpture park an hour north of the city in the lower Hudson Valley 

FAVORITE BAKERY:

Trois Pommes Patisserie in Park Slope

GO-TO LUNCH SPOT:

Mile End in Boerum Hill. (It’s very close to our studio.)

TRUSTED FLORIST:

Boerum Hill’s Opalia Flowers

MUSIC VENUE:

Prospect Park Bandshell

LOCAL BEAUTY PRODUCT:

Saipua handmade peppermint soap, from their shop in Red Hook

SECRET SPOT:

Sycamore Bar & Flowershop in Ditmas Park