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THE FANTASTIC MR. WOLFE • Au revoir to the last great gentleman assassin
BEST. CAREER. EVER. • The creator of THE SIMPSONS and FUTURAMA extends his cartoon multiverse into the realm of hard-drinking princesses and neurotic elves
A (LEGAL) NFL BETTOR’S GUIDE • The federal prohibition on sports betting has been axed, and you’re now free to … continue what you were doing all along. Herewith, we handicap some NFL bets you’ll see this fall.
HACK MY LIFE • How to pick the perfect golf umbrella for the city
WOKE EATS • In SAN FRANCISCO, a new kind of restaurant business is injecting CULTURAL DIVERSITY into the land of tech luxocrats
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HIDDEN HAND • A distressingly timely new book about the GODFATHER of fake news
WORTH THE STRUGGLE • WHY YOU NEED TO READ THE 21ST CENTURY’S LONGEST AUTOBIOGRAPHY
SENSIBLE MODE • Be the undisputed king of the trail and the big-box parking lot with the $200,000 Lamborghini Urus
BRIGHTLY KNIT • Whether you’re in a style groove or a rut, a FAIR ISLE SWEATER can add NEW LIFE to your LOOK
YOU INTO THE STONES? • You may not be KEITH RICHARDS, but you can still channel his style
IT’S A STEEL • The world’s oldest SWISS watchmaker regularly turns out tickers IN THE SIX FIGURES. Now it’s made one for the rest of us.
LIKE A BOSS • A TECHNICAL fabric is the SHARPEST way to show YOU MEAN BUSINESS
LEGENDS OF THE FALL
HOW I GOT MY STYLE • The star of BABY DRIVER and the upcoming THE GOLDFINCH talks about his first big purchase, his SHIFTING STYLE, and the pull of Polo’s new scent, RED RUSH
THE SHOE THAT ALWAYS FITS • If there’s a wrong way to wear a Wallabee, we haven’t found it yet
CHALK OF THE TOWN • Bigger, bolder, brasher—THE SUIT TO BUY this fall takes a HARD LINE
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MASK ON, MASK OFF • SURE, IT LOOKS WEIRD. But a good FACE MASK is also the fastest way to LOOK BETTER than ever.
’SUP, LAYER? • GO AHEAD, work in some WARMER clothes. Just don’t do it ALL AT ONCE.
Vanishing POINT • With the GOP acting like a PERSONALITY CULT, is there any RED LINE President Trump could cross—DNA evidence? war with Germany?—that would cost him party support? “Doubtful,” say a dozen top REPUBLICANS stuck hard behind the MAGA eight ball.
Subjects for FURTHER INQUIRY • TEN ARTISTS, WRITERS, and other CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS you might not know … but need to
CHERRY • AN EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT FROM THE SEASON’S MOST TALKED-ABOUT NOVEL: A SEARING, BRUTAL, ALL-TOO-AMERICAN TALE INSPIRED BY THE AUTHOR’S OWN DE-EVOLUTION FROM STUDENT AND SOLDIER TO HEROIN ADDICT AND BANK ROBBER
2018 Mavericks of Style • SOMEWHERE along the way, guys all started dressing alike. And they look sharp, sure. But also … safe. Which is why we’re here to lift up the rule breakers, the renegades. The ones who can pull off a salmon-colored suit or a bleached-blond MOHAWK without batting an eye. HERE’S to the EIGHT men (and ONE woman) who PROVE that there’s a lot to be said for dressing dangerously.
THE PEACOCK PATRIARCHY • From his $20-million-a-year perch at Today, Matt Lauer turned NBC into his personal playground. THEN, SUDDENLY, HE WAS GONE. But Lauer’s axing has only raised unsettling questions about the...