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James Vincent

JD Vincent is a freelance visual merchandiser and display designer based in Chicago, IL, with a life-long interest in fashion. He has been a local Chicago display designer for many years and has been an independent contractor in wholesale and retail visual merchandising for 20 years. He started the wholesale tradeshow design company, tradeshowoffs! in 2013. You can see his company’s wholesale and retail projects at www.tradeshowoffs.com. His visual merchandising clients have included well-known companies such as Reebok, The North Face, Cartier, the Chicago Merchandise Mart as well as many other local retail and wholesale companies. His product focus in recent years has been in the men’s wear tailored arena. He has honed his professional styling skills with companies such as Hart Schaffner Marx, Zegna, Hickey Freeman, Kenneth Cole, DKNY amongst many others. Mr. Vincent currently resides in Chicago and works as an independent visual merchandiser and designer for both retail and wholesale companies that include, among others, Bobby Jones, Hickey Freeman as well as yet to be discovered new clients.

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FashionLooking Good

Produced and Written By James Vincent The Holidays are over. Winter weather has finally set in – and with it, the resulting doldrums. Short of a business trip to Miami – or if you were smart enough to schedule a winter vacation in the Bahamas – what’s a guy to

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FitnessLooking Good

By Jon Ball Modern society has made it easy to become decadent and forget the need to be strong for this and future generations. That is why one needs to show the new generations that they can live happy healthy lives in a fast-paced world. Here are a few of

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FashionLooking Good

Written and Produced by James Vincent   Not all business trips involve an airport. What is it about a new automobile that inspires a guy to look his best? Looking your best is especially important when you’re in a brand new Mini from Field’s Mini of Chicago, featured here this

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FitnessLooking Good

By C. S. Nelson You pushed yourself hard at the gym or out on the trail, making every effort to increase your health, endurance and stamina. And for your sweat and pain you probably woke up the next morning with delayed onset muscle soreness, commonly known as DOMS. It has

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FoodLooking Good

By J. Lang Wood The search for the reasons behind obesity and the most effective methods for losing weight led to the discovery of the leptin hormone in 1994. This hormone is responsible for transmitting messages to the brain about how much energy to use depending on available energy reserves.

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FoodLooking Good

There aren’t many people that don’t enjoy eating big delicious sandwiches from time to time. Unfortunately, many sandwiches at your local deli or favorite restaurant are packed with fat, carbs, calories, as well as artificial and unhealthy ingredients. If you’re interested in enjoying some awesome sandwiches whenever the craving hits,

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FitnessLooking Good

By Jacquelyn Cole Between work, family commitments and chores, who has time to exercise? While it might seem impossible to fit exercise into a hectic schedule, it’s actually easy to get some exercise every day, no matter how busy you are. Here are five ways to exercise when you don’t

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FoodLooking Good

  By C. S. Nelson By design, fruit is mysterious. Its skin prevents the buyer from seeing what’s inside before the purchase. But this is not a mystery without clues. When you know what to look for you can greatly increase the chances of bringing home the perfect sweet piece

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FitnessLooking Good

By   Alexa Rose Weak or ‘lagging’ muscles are a common problem for many bodybuilders and frequent exercisers. Many people have areas on their body they feel do not show the same rate of muscle growth, even though they work at them just as hard. There can be many reasons

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FashionLooking Good

How did it get to be September already? Being an always optimist I still want to say that there’s still a lot of summer left, as there usually is in September. But it won’t be too much longer until we’re all forced into it admitting its autumn. This doesn’t mean

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