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It’s still a mad, MAD world • We get it: it’s a scary place out there, with risk, conflict and mendacious global leaders on the rise. And yet the one thing keeping us safe might just be the biggest threat of all…
GQ DETAILS • Get up to speed on what matters in the GQ WORLD this month. From EMERGING TRENDS at the cultural frontiers to the BIG MOMENTS that everyone will be talking about, we’ve got you covered…
SUCCESSION is the BEST, WEIRDEST, most UNDEFINABLE show on TV right now. • We can't really explain it! But nor can its stars!
Are you ready FOR JAPAN’S second coming? • Asia’s next superpower is no longer LOST IN TRANSLATION
Secrets of the HYPER PRODUCTIVE • You can’t control how much time you have on this earth, but you can choose how you use the 24 HOURS we all are dealt every day
This is the RETRO watch with the biggest STYLE CREDS • It’s not hard to see what drew Steve McQueen to the TAG Heuer Monaco…
SKATE CITIES • Skateboarding was born in California, a product of Seventies surfer culture, and the region is thus peppered with skateparks. A new book of photography by Amir Zaki, featuring an essay by Tony Hawk, treats them as landscapes and finds the poetry in the concrete.
Inside the weird world of the CHARLES MANSON truthers • As a new film set in Manson-era Hollywood releases, an investigation…
Inside the raucous, ridiculous rise of the CLUBSTAURANT • It’s either your idea of hell – or the best night out in town
BARBOUR’S got your back • From Tartan to Tattersall, Barbour’s Shirt Department AW19 collection combines British heritage with a contemporary twist – a welcome addition to any style-conscious wardrobe
Revealed: 132-year-old hack to minimise YOUR SCREEN TIME • Get yourself a chic diary, as designed by Smythson’s new creative director
THE BOYS OF SUMMER: • Swimwear designers, sandal creators and luggage makers, the men who build the SUNSHINE SEASON share the warm-weather SCENTS that make theirs
To STOP this, scientists want to DIM THE SUN • It sounds like science fiction – and it’s certainly risky – but it may be our best bet…
YOUR NEW EARPHONES? SHADES • Keep forgetting your AirPods? Despair not. Bose’s first sunglasses will ensure that as long as you’re looking good, your music’s sounding good. The frames connect via Bluetooth, with directional speakers broadcasting directly to your ears (and making you look strange taking calls).
VIRTUAL CELEBRITIES are taking over your feeds. But does it matter that they are NOT REAL?
Fix up! LOOK SHARP • John Bell & Croyden has edited the Ultimate Beauty Trunk with the finest grooming products to give your routine an instant upgrade
What’s in the TRUNK? • Here are our top nine picks
Men, stop dressing so BASIC this summer
NEWSFLASH: The future of art is already here
FOR YOUR BLACK BOOK… • Proving it’s not just where you stay but how you stay that matters, hotels are amping up their accommodation. Here is our pick of rooms to check out (and in) this summer
Stimulate your MIND, challenge your BODY and feed your SOUL • Endless golden beaches, bustling market towns and towering ancient ruins to explore – there are so many reasons why Western Turkey should be your next destination
These boots were made for stomping • Originally favoured by infantrymen and fictional monsters, it’s all about big black boots for AW19. And the clompier they are, the better