John Colver is an English fashion stylist and consultant based in both London and New York City. He has collaborated with publications Dazed, i-D and Garage as well as designer Christopher Shannon on projects.
His style is characterised by a keen attention to detail, often employing motion blur in his editorials. Additionally, he’s styled catwalk shows for Heikki Salonen and Rory Parnell-Mooney.
Early Life and Education
John Culver was born on March 29th 1938 in Conneaut, Ohio to John Q and Ruth (Blair) Colver. He attended Rowe High School before graduating from Westminster College with a bachelor’s degree in physics.
He then attended law school in Cambridge, Massachusetts before serving in the United States Navy.
John Collver, another descendant of Governor Winthrop’s family, immigrated from England in 1635 and settled on Schooley’s Mountain with his wife Sarah Winthrop.
He belonged to a Rogerene religious sect that believed in separation of church and state. They were forbidden from working on Sabbaths, had no Doctors or organized churches, and were persecuted and arrested numerous times. This group had its share of hardships but remained resilient over several generations.
John Colver is a renowned litigator and trial lawyer with extensive experience in both state and federal courts. He has represented clients in numerous successful employment and civil rights cases, including two certified age discrimination class actions.
He also obtained a $3.5 million judgment (including attorney fees and interest) in one of Colorado’s landmark single plaintiff judgments against an employer. Furthermore, he serves on the American Arbitration Association’s panel of employment law arbitrators.
In addition to his legal practice, he is a freelance Fashion Stylist based in both London and New York City. His clients include Marques’Almeida, Andrea Pompilio, Diesel, L’Uomo Vogue & Interview Magazine as well as Dazed, i-D Garage & Arena Homme+ magazines.
Achievements and Honors
John Colver was an exceptional student, having graduated from both Harvard University and the Harvard Law School. Additionally, he enjoyed great success as a lawyer.
He served as a leader of the Rogerene community after his father’s passing. Due to persecution and imprisonment in Connecticut for his religious beliefs, he moved his congregation to New Jersey, settling on Schooley’s Mountain near Lake Hoptacong.
After 3 years, they relocated to Monmouth County’s Barnegat Bay area for 11 years before returning to Schooley’s Mountain around 1748. At that point they adopted the name “Culverites,” though their religion differed from that of the other Rogerine groups.
John Colver is an English fashion stylist and consultant based in both London and New York City. He has collaborated with numerous brands, most recently Marques’Almeida for their runway shows.
He is also a contributor to Dazed, i-D, Garage, Arena Homme+, L’Uomo Vogue and Interview Magazine.
He and his wife are passionate supporters of military veterans, helping to ease their transition from service to civilian life and inspiring them to be active community leaders. He serves on the board of The Mission Continues, a nonpartisan organization that gives veterans opportunities to use their talent and skills for positive impact in their communities.
John Culver boasts a net worth of $15.5 million. The majority of his income comes from his career as a politician.
John currently holds the role of Group President – North America and Chief Operating Officer at Starbucks, where he is accountable for leading all global business segments and supporting functions. Furthermore, John serves as a director on the company’s foundation board.
He is an enthusiastic supporter of military veterans, helping them transition from active duty to civilian life. Additionally, he serves as director of The Mission Continues, a nonprofit that encourages veterans to continue their service by using their talent and skills for positive impact in communities nationwide. As of May 2, 2022, he owns 2,252 units of Starbucks stock with an estimated value of $276,860.