In just one hour, Carson transforms John's "dreadful" look. "We got some great basics. Just a little micro-gingham blue shirt. A slim-fit blazer that he can wear on an interview, " Carson says. "He's starting kind of a new phase in his life ,so he wanted to let go of the dreads, look a little bit more mature but still be cool. So that's why we did it with the skinny-fit dark rinse jean and a great wing tip. He just looks really handsome."
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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