There is a phrase that goes, “a penny for your thoughts”. After looking at the previous commercial for JC Penny, it had me thinking otherwise. To be completely honest with you all, I always frowned upon the store. Its not really because of my appreciation to designer clothing; There was nothing which appealed to stylish young men as myself. When I found out Nick Wooster (the style king of menswear), it gave all of us the ultimate undivided attention.
The next step was to see it all for myself. Recently, I took a visit the store to check out their threads. This was a quick in and out deal, I assumed. Its turns out I was wrong. Vibrant hues of electric blue and tangerine orange stopped my tracks as I tried on blazers, cardigans and shirts. Their fitting is appealed to the average man; however, it was safe enough to go down a size to get a slight contemporary silhouette. Men’s essentials at affordable prices which could give The Gap and Banana Republic a run for their money.
Overall, the garments were not as “fashion forward”, but the company are certainly taking extreme measures to rebrand themselves. The prices and color palettes were enough to consider me to be a new customer. There is no room to front in this economy. It looks like
JC Penny JCP is about to save the day!