September 23, 2017 12:10 pm Last modified: 7:54 am


Sloop Jones is a hand-painted textiles art studio inspired by owner Terry Mckoy's travels through Guatemala.
Sloop Jones is also a lifestyle; comfortable, colorful, casual and at the same time vibrant and beautiful – just like the islands that continue to inspire the Sloop Jones creations.
In 1989, Mckoy and Barbara Alperen set up their studio on a quiet bay at the easternmost reach of St. John. Starting with T-shirts and small throw rugs, they have developed a product line of more than 30 garment designs, as well as rugs as large as 6 x 9 feet that are custom coordinated with a client's interior decor. Bright colors and playful images are hallmarks of Sloop Jones fashions that are comfortable, beautiful and fun to wear.
You can find Sloop Jones on St. Thomas at Color of Joy at American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook.
To see more of the Color of Joy's selection of Sloop Jones designs click here.
Phone 340-775-4020, fax 340-775-2603 or e-mail Corinne D. Van Rensselaer at
For more on how these unique pieces of clothing art are created click here.

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