Carson Kressley's On-the-Road Makeovers
Carson's first stop is a place crawling with underdressed men—the NCAA Final Four basketball championship. There he meets Jeffrey, who hasn't cut his hair in years. "My wife might like that," he says. "It's been about 20 years since she's seen anything different."
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"It's raining men," Carson says. "I've got to go find some more. My work is not nearly done."
All pieces from Dillard's. Jeans: Levi's Slim Straight; shirt: green linen; watch: Kenneth Cole with orange rubber band; shoes: Rockport Vicuna Nubuck; sunglasses: Steve Madden; socks: Ralph Lauren; undershirt: Calvin Klein.
Carson only has to take one look at Terry's work polo, faded dad jeans and black sneakers to know he's found the right candidate. "All right, Terry," Carson says. "Let's skedaddle."
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All pieces from Dillard's. Blazer: Calvin Klein; shirt: Thomas Dean; pocket square: Daniel Cremieux; shoes: Robert Wayne.
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All pieces from Dillard's. Denim: Levi's dark 501 jeans; blazer: Daniel Cremieux; shoes: Cole Haan Air Jefferson; sunglasses; shirt: Tre Vero.
Marilyn says her son, a grad student who works full time, promised he'd cut his hair for graduation. "Recently when I spoke with him he said, 'Mom, why don't you find me a makeover show?'" she says. "I said, 'I can do that, John.' And so here we are."
Together, Carson and Marilyn ambush a stunned John at work. "We've got to unravel the dreads and see what we're working with," Carson says. "Maybe get him in some not-so-bright-blue clothes and make him look cool and young and kind of artistic."
"I'm ready for this, I guess," John says.
After wearing dreads for nearly five years, John says his new look feels much lighter. "The clothes are great. My mom is as happy as she'll ever be, so it's awesome," he says. "It's very reminiscent of a long time ago."
Jacket: Calvin Klein, Dillards.com; jeans: Levi's 510 Super Skinny, Dillards.com; shirt: Tasso Elba, Macys.com; shoes: Johnston & Murphy Melton, Dillards.com; tie: J.Crew.com.
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