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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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Fashion

Written & Produced by James Vincent Sometimes I find myself thinking “what did I wear last Thursday to a client meeting or to last Sunday’s brunch”? I hate repeating the same outfit twice in a row – depending on who it was with. I doubt the doorman in my building

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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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By J. Lang Wood Nutrition experts advise everyone to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets, but some fruits have special benefits to keep your body functioning at its best. If you add these fruits to your diet on a daily basis, you will increase the

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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.  

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Fast Food Concept. Tasty Unhealthy Burger Sandwich
FashionFoodLooking 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

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FashionLooking Good

By Deirdre Dunn The benefits of drinking Coffee include more than clearing your mental cobwebs in the morning. It also slows down aging and prevents certain chronic illnesses. Read on to discover the many benefits of this ubiquitous drink A. Coffee contains antioxidants that prevent aging. Over time, your body

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FashionLooking Good

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

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FashionLooking Good

With spring seemingly never really a reality after a tantalizing day or two here and there (at least here in Chicago)—it’s still not too late to organize your wardrobe for a busy spring/summer season—both work and leisure. Whether you work full time or—as realized here—you work out of your home—as

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Fast Food Concept. Tasty Unhealthy Burger Sandwich
FashionLooking 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

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FashionLooking Good

By Colleen McMahon   Mild white fish like tilapia are healthy and popular sources of protein. However, for even greater health benefits, you should look to fatty fish like salmon, tuna, and mackerel as well. These types of fish contain omega-3 fatty acids like docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid

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