NEW YORK — Nickelson Wooster, men’s fashion director for Neiman Marcus Group Services since January 2010, has left the company. A spokeswoman confirmed that Thursday was his last day. She declined to comment further, saying the company does not discuss employee departures. No successor has been named.
Wooster, a well-known figure in the men’s industry, was responsible for setting the tone at Neiman Marcus Stores, Neiman Marcus Direct and Bergdorf Goodman. Designer, sportswear, tailored clothing, contemporary, furnishings, men’s accessories and men’s shoes fell under his purview. Wooster directed men’s wear merchants on trends and what to buy each season. He also provided creative direction to the marketing and advertising teams at Neiman Marcus Stores, Direct and Bergdorf’s.
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