Esquire is a funny, informative, connected magazine that covers the interests of American men—all the interests of the American man: Politics, style, advice, women, health, eating and drinking, the most interesting people of our time. All that and it’s the most-honored monthly magazine in history.
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD
THREE KINGS • LEO. BRAD. QUENTIN.
REBOOTING THE REVOLUTION
IS IT STRANGE TO LOVE A HOTEL BRAND? • Not if you want to guarantee PERFECT VIEWS and interesting people
GET LIT • There is no wrong path to some of this summer’s best reads
F*** YOUR BURRATA • How the now-ubiquitous LUMP OF CHEESE became the most unoriginal thing on the menu
THE WHAT IF? CINEPLEX • From Liverpudlian Middle-earthers to zombie Roman gladiators—these are the GREATEST MOVIES NEVER MADE
How Not to Watch the Summer’s Most Controversial Series • Nope, not a family show
YOGA POSES YOU WILL ACTUALLY DO Or not
HOME ON THE ROAD • In our overworked, phone-addled world, a COMPACT RV might offer just the escape you need
PACK SOME HEAT • Is it Friday yet? Time to clock out and turn up the style on those long OUT-OF-TOWN WEEKENDS.
SHOP THE ULTIMATE IN PERFORMANCE SHIRTS • Closer fits, stretch fabrics & collars in contemporary patterns and colors—as dependable during office hours as they are stylish after work.
BACK TO LIFE • DENIS FRISON’S tailoring comes from the places you’d LEAST EXPECT
BEFORE YOU THROW THOSE OLD SHOES OUT …
REACH FOR THE STARS • OMEGA reissues a storied gold Moonwatch
ARE YOU ONE WITH YOUR LOOPS? • Two Esquire editors offer their deep thoughts on belts. Yes, BELTS.
SUSTAINABLY STYLISH • GABRIELA HEARST makes the move into MEN’S WEAR
HOW I GOT MY STYLE • The founder of BEN SOLEIMANI.COM, which is about to disrupt the luxury furniture world, talks travel, art, and minimalism
IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY • WATCH STORIES THAT SPAN GENERATIONS
Blowing Smoke • Have you had to navigate clouds of secondhand WEED smoke on city streets? Been forced to endure sitting next to a VAPESTER and his fog MACHINE? DWIGHT GARNER wonders if maybe, just maybe, smoking was better.
THE BEST BARS IN AMERICA, 2019 • Twenty-seven places to grab a mighty beverage
A RETRO REMIX 1969 x 2019
THREE KINGS • Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Quentin Tarantino all got their big breaks in the early nineties—meaning they’ve all been atop the movie business for a quarter century. As Tarantino prepares to unveil his highly anticipated ninth film—“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” set in the seminal summer of 1969—Esquire brings the director and his headlining stars together for a first-time conversation about creativity and friendship, success and failure, age and keeping up in a Hollywood that once again finds itself in the midst of seismic change. Roll tape.
Dig It, Man! • From Esquire 1969: an anthology of war, weirdos, angels, freaks, and golden gods
UPTOWN FUNK • In 1982, a gambler turned clothier started sampling old-money status symbols, remixing the trademarks of Europe’s top fashion houses for Harlem’s biggest rappers, from Salt-N-Pepa to LL Cool J—even a future Supreme Court justice came knocking. Daniel “Dapper Dan”Day revisits the shop that brought the runway to the street, and the street to the runway.
Stranger Still • For the past few years, David Harbourhas been trying to keepthe law—and a hold on reality—in the streets of Hawkins, Indiana. AsStranger Thingsbegins its third season, MAXIMILLIAN POTTER talks to the actor about his own journey to the Upside Down and back.
The Secret Oral History • Benning ton College, Vermont. Fall of...