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Style: Nickolas Jensen
Story by Christie Moeller
Chief technological thaumaturgist, Ideabox Media Group Inc., developer of automation systems for homes and businesses
YOUR PERSONAL STYLE? My personal style is best described as a “multitool” without looking like one. I’m open to looks that get me out of the door in 15 minutes or less while conveying effort at the same time. Sometimes I play by the fashion rules, other times I go commando. Since I work long hours, form and function come into play as I often go straight from work to dinner with clients or friends.
Tricks for spicing up men’s looks? No tricks or secrets here — Vegas summers bring enough spice. A cuffed chino for summer and lightweight cotton chemise button-down shirts for this demonic heat are at the top of my list. Socks or no-socks? Keeping with the form and function concept, I wear a no-show sock. Although I practice in wonderworking, I can’t walk on water.
Biggest fashion pet peeve? It would be a celebrity death match between Crocs and socks with sandals.
What’s on your desert island clothing list? Shwood handcrafted sunglasses from their brand-new Louis Slugger Collection (shwoodshop.com); John Varvatos dip-dyed, ultralight linen, short-sleeve Henley (johnvarvatos.com); and a tie between the incredibly rugged Iron Heart selvedge Paraffin Coated 22-ounce Cotton Duck Five Pocket Jeans (ironheart.co.uk) or Wilson volleyball seen in the movie Castaway. No offense, Iron Heart, but I will need someone to talk to, and it’s easier to make friends without pants.
Who are your style icons? I like a classic gent look with a killer fashion sense. My style icons are Nickelson Wooster, Steve McQueen and Patrick Bateman. Who doesn’t like good hair, fast motorcycles or a high-quality business card ?
What is your top style tip for guys for summer? Buy a motorcycle. Even grandma looks cool on a motorcycle.
Jeremy Scott offers to make you a custom pair of sneakers. What do they look like? Run DMC would definitely be my inspiration. I would go for the classic shell-toe so I didn’t look I jammed my foot into a Beanie Baby’s business end.
FIVE THINGS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
1 John Varvatos Classic fragrance, $64-$84, Macy’s in the Fashion Show Mall
2 Cynthia Sylvia Stout Beer shampoo, $9.95-$29.95, LUSH in the Fashion Show Mall
3 SkinnyGuy Kamikaze Attack Collabo jeans by Naked and Famous, $260, shop.tateandyoko.com
4 John Varvatos Schooner boat shoe, $198, John Varvatos in the Forum Shops at Caesars
5 Thomas Pink Blomqvist Jacket, $750, Thomas Pink in the Forum Shops at Caesars
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