Style Impressions From
The Venetian Star Shares His Shopping
Gordie Brown knows that first impressions count. The Montreal, Canada
native is now one of Vegas’ premiere headliners. Each night he makes
audiences laugh doing the voices of a crazy cast of stars—ranging from Ted
Koppel and Elton John to Mike Tyson and Garth Brooks. You never know who
he might imitate onstage—but you can bet he’ll look good doing it. For
even though his comedy is off the wall, Brown tells us that his style is
usually well put together.
WO: How would you describe your style?
GB: I try to blend hip, fresh looks, like a simple pair of jeans or a
favorite button-down with a classic tuxedo jacket, a nice watch or a pair
of alligator-skin Gucci lace-ups. I think the most important thing is to
be comfortable while still maintaining your own image.
WO: Who do you model your style on?
GB: I would like to think my style is my very own, but I do
occasionally rely on the latest GQ to inspire me into finding my
WO: Describe your all-time favorite clothing item or accessory?
GB: I have a platinum ring worn and designed by Elvis Presley. The
3.4-karat diamond ring showcases the King’s famous ostentatious style, by
embracing his initials, “EP,” and displaying a tiny but powerful symbol,
WO: When you’re offstage, spending a lazy afternoon at home, what
would you be wearing?
GB: A black button-down, Citizens [of Humanity] jeans and a vintage
pair of Mark Nason boots.
WO: Do you remember your first suit or name-brand apparel item?
GB: It was a Giorgio Armani suit.
WO: What’s the last thing you bought?
GB: I was just in L.A. and I went to Lisa Klein’s and bought a few
shirts and an amazing jacket.
WO: What are some of your favorite shopping spots and stores in Las
GB: Lior at The Venetian, Nordstrom, Saks, Da Mincci at The District,
Villa Reale at The Forum Shops at Caesars…just to name a few.
WO: If I gave you $100 to spend at a mall, what would you buy?
GB: I would buy a nice pen from Paradise Pen Company at the Fashion
Show mall. They have an incredible selection of pens.
By Renee LiButti