His father was a baker and his mother worked as a window dresser.
His jobs then included a messenger for an advertising agency, window dresser and commercial artist.
Using fine artists in place of window dressers, he added, "shows how fashion, art and design influence each other."
He then worked as a window dresser and a salesman before doing his national service with the army.
The window dressers begin at 6 and work until they're through.
Four decades ago, his first job was as a window dresser.
He joined the Barneys staff in 1986 as a window dresser.
He moved to California and worked as a window dresser.