The Blue Jackets defenseman shares his favorite shops, eats and more
The Blue Jackets have some serious off-the-icestyle. So each Monday during the month of February, we're bringing you a new #ManCrushMonday blog featuring a new player. Meet him and learn all about his favorite local shops, eats and more. Watch these guys strut down the runway at the Black Tie Blue Jackets Style Showon Feb. 25.Today, meetJames Wisniewski.
[Editor's note: James Wisniewski is a defenseman and wears #21 for the Columbus Blue Jackets. A native of Canton, Michigan, he currently is tied for 11thout of all NHL defensemen in points-per-game.]
Age: 30 in a month
Go-to look: jeans, a v-neck, gold chain, diamond pendant, diamond-coated dog tags (in homage of my grandfather), nice shoes (depending on the season). In the winter, I add a fur jacket.
Favorite places to shop: Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and John Varvatos
Biggest style splurge: watches, jackets and overcoats (I own two shearling jackets), shoes and accessories. I have a couple pairs of Prada, Gucci & Louis Vuitton shoes.
Well-worn favorite: William Rast & Chip and Pepper jeans
Favorite accessory: a nice jacket
Travel essentials: shoes, iPad, Netflix (I like the war documentaries.)
Favorite cologne: Creed
Boxers or briefs: boxers
Stubble or clean-shaven: stubble
Morning or night: both
Bare feet or socks: depends on the season-socks in the winter, bare feet in the summer
Can't-miss TV show: Shameless, Game of Thrones, Californication, Walking Dead
Last movie you watched: Lone Survivor
Magazine subscriptions: GQ, DuPont Registry, Sports Illustrated, Maxim
On your iPod: country
In your tummy: my wife's cooking
Drink of choice: red wine
What you drive: G55 Mercedes, Escalade, and I have a S63 Mercedes
Passions: golf (scratch handicap)