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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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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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How did it get to be September already? Always being an 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 admitting its autumn. This doesn’t mean you’ve got

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by beconrad Doctors and scientists have long known that some people were sensitive to gluten. Celiac disease is a well documented and widely studied disease in which sufferers are unable to process the gluten in pasta, bread and other food sources. The inability to process gluten can lead to a

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By David Boston Charlize Theron.  Robert Downey, Jr.  Jennifer Aniston.  Adam Levine.  Joe Johnson.  Alessandra Ambrosio.  What do all of these celebrities have in common (besides being A-list actors, musicians, athletes, and supermodels)?  They all swear by yoga.  And their physical appearance and mental aptitude enthusiastically scream the benefits associated

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