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JCP and Strahan make Giant menswear move


A former New York NFL star is bringing his unique sense of fashion to the men's department at JCPenney.

The retailer says it is teaming up with former N.Y. Giant and current ABC talk show host Michael Strahan (seen above with co-host Kelly Ripa) on the Collection by Michael Strahan, an exclusive brand of men's tailored clothing, dress shirts, neckwear and accessories now available in over 200 JCPenney stores and at

"Michael Strahan is highly regarded for his impeccable style, which is reflected in every aspect of his personal and professional life. He's the kind of dresser that always looks put together without a lot of effort," said John Tighe, senior vice president of men's apparel for JCPenney. "Collection by Michael Strahan is designed for the active, style-conscious man - qualities exemplified by Michael himself, making him the perfect brand partner for this line."

The Collection by Michael Strahan complements an assortment of other tailored clothing brands at The Men's Store at JCPenney including Stafford, Claiborne, JF J. Ferrar and Van Heusen. The retailer says Strahan's new line offers stylish men high quality, refined fabrics and expertly tailored pieces for work or leisure.

Officials at JCPenney saidthe line is available in both regular sizing and big and tall sizing to accommodate all different sizes of shoppers. A spokesman also said the store selection reflects the retailer's top performing tailored clothing departments nationwide.

"My new collection at JCPenney reflects my personal style," said Strahan. "I believe every man should be able to afford a well-made suit, one that is comfortable and stylish."

Strahan modeled some of the new fashions available at JCPenney on Good Morning America. Watch the video by clicking here.

JCPenney’s menswear initiative with Strahan follows a similar move by Macy’s last year. In February 2014, the department store retailer teamed up with NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal to introduce a meanswear line which it made available in 100 stores.

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