I Think in Order for Anybody to Understand Why the Johnnie-O Brand Was Created, They Might Need to Know a Little Something About Yours Truly. I Spent Most of My Time Growing up On the North Shore of Chicago in A Town Called Winnetka, a Place Where Blue Blazers, Khaki Pants, and alligator Shirts Were Pretty Much the Norm. Ten Years Later I Moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA. Suddenly, I Saw Fewer Blue Blazers and More Corduroy Op Shorts. Needless to Say, My Penny Loafers Got a Lot Less Play than My New Flip Flops.