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Drip Respons by • These days, the flyest and most rarefied garments money can buy are upcycled, recycled, and on the cutting edge of sustainability.
Harry Trevaldwyn is a Big Talker • Instagram’s young prince of comedy has moved on to IRL stardom – dropping improv in Judd Apatow’s new film and landing a role in the starry British redo of Call My Agent! And he’s making the leap from selfie camera to 4K look breezy.
The NEW BEAUTY GRAILS • Beauty is more personal than ever – so we asked some of the handsomest people in the GQ community to share the products they add to their carts again and again.
The Funky, Forgotten Swiss Watches of the ’60s • Overlooked and undervalued for decades, these three retro-futuristic timepieces are relatively easy to find – for now – says GQ watch columnist Nick Foulkes.
Redesign Your Routine for the New Abnormal • The pandemic has permanently changed the rhythms of life and work, and GQ wellness columnist Joe Holder says it’s now on you to create the habits you need to thrive.
The New Wave Reclaiming Nature • In post-lockdown London, a fresh set of groups have taken to the outdoors. Across canopies, pools, routes and trails, they’re forging new and communal spaces that are totally their own.
A New First-Class Status Symbol • How the preferred luggage brand of Tyler, the Creator is building a global empire from deepest, darkest Hertfordshire.
The GQ Car Awards Goes Electric • The future is here, now, with the finest of EVs.
NICK CAGE CAN EXPLAIN IT ALL • He is one of Hollywood’s great actors. Also one of the most inscrutable, most eccentric, and most misunderstood. But as Nicolas Cage makes his case here, every extraordinary thing about his wild work and life actually makes perfectly ordinary sense.
THE FUTURE MEMORIES OF PAAPA ESSIEDU • HE STOLE THE STAGE. HE THRILLED ON SCREEN. PAAPA ESSIEDU IS ON A WINNING STREAK - NOW, HE’S LOOKING BACK TO SEE WHAT’S NEXT.
THE RAZOR’S EDGE OF A WARMING WORLD • As we hurtle towards an ever-hotter future, GQ spotlights eight places whose very idenliles depend on a simple calculation above pre-industrial levels, these places could be saved. In a 2-degree scenario, they would be irredeemably lost.
The BEAUTIFUL Game • WITH A STRING OF BIG FITS, A HIGH-WATTAGE CREATIVE COLLABORATOR, AND A GRADE-A HANDBAG COLLECTION, EVERTON STRIKER Dominic Calvert-Lewin IS BRINGING FASHION BACK TO FOOTBALL.
THE NEW ART OF WATCH COLLECTING • THE WATCH WORLD HAS NEVER BEEN HOTTER, WITH DEMAND SKYROCKETING JUST AS SUPPLY SLOWS TO A TRICKLE. BUT IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO LOOK – WHO TO TALK TO, AND HOW TO SPOT VALUE IN AN OCEAN OF EXCESS – THERE’S NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW TO FIND AN INVESTMENT-GRADE GRAIL.
Searching for Fashion’s Most Reclusive Designer • Squirrelled away somewhere in Brighton, a mysterious man named Paul Harnden is making handcrafted leather shoes and clothing using old-world techniques. And he has garnered a cult following that includes fashion diehards and a few A-list celebrities who get it. As the fashion industry attempts to become more sustainable, it might learn a thing or two from Harnden’s slow approach. That is, if he can be found.
UNDERSTATED SUPERSTAR • He found fame playing a ghost in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. Now he’s an android in After Yang, holding his own opposite Colin Farrell. In the human realm, though, he’s simply Justin: an actor of rare and sensitive gifts, with deep and wide-ranging ambition, working hard to ready himself for his moment.