Known for his vast career in the fashion and retail industries in the street style genre. He has worked as fashion director for the Neiman Marcus department store chain, as well as design director for Polo Ralph Lauren.
He graduated from the University of Kansas in 1982 with a dual degree in advertising and journalism. Following his graduation that year, he moved to New York City where he first worked in advertising.
He has created his own fashion collections with various international brands, including Hamilton 1883 and United Arrows. He has gained widespread renown for his own look, which includes tailored blazers and a handlebar mustache.
He was born and raised in Salina, Kansas.
He has also worked as a consultant for the high-end Thom Browne brand.