19. Nick Wooster

In this episode, Nick Wooster shares his Photographic Memory: the images of Bruce Weber he admired in magazines as a teenager.

Nick Wooster is a fashion consultant based in New York City. His career reads like a who’s who of fashion with over 30 years working for Barney’s New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren – spanning retail, buying and design.

Nick has a cult following for his personal style, featuring on Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed List. He explores how it felt to become a street style star at 50 years old, his struggle with addiction and observing cultural shifts in New York City.

Instagram: @nickwooster

Website: www.nickwooster.com


00:58 Nick talks about his photographic memory

03:04 – Jacob Gallagher‘s ‘The Men’s Fashion Book‘, which features Nick Wooster

03:27 Nick Wooster in 2010

07:59 Bruce Weber Photographer – first book published in 1983 helped define photography for Nick

11:10 Bruce Weber for Interview Magazine ‘US Olympics Special, 1984

18:00 New York 1980s Downtown Scene

24:00 Robert Mapplethorpe

25:00 Street Style photographs of Nick

Nick Wooster by Jonathan Daniel Pryce

Further Reading

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