10 dicembre 2012
4 dicembre 2012
He has been ordained “the alpha male of American street style” by GQ and called “Woost God” by some of his most rabid fans. But Nickelson ‘Nick’ Wooster, known for his sharply tailored blazers, handlebar moustache and armsleeve tattoos, is more than an arbiter of good taste.
A menswear authority who has spent over 25 years working with leading luxury department stores like Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, as well as directional fashion labels like Thom Browne, Wooster surprised many, last April, when he took up the position of ‘Vice president of brand, trend and design’ at JCPenney, an ailing chain of mid-range department stores headquartered in Plano, Texas. Importantly, Wooster now works under the company’s new chief executive, Ron Johnson, who boasts a formidable track record as former retail chief at Apple and plans to completely remake the business.
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