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The best men's fashion magazines?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Ramius, May 8, 2002.

  1. Ramius

    Ramius Member

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    What's your list of essential reading?
     
  2. Michael

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    I love GQ, haven't found anything useful in Esquire yet, and am starting to read Details. however, Maxim is the best magazine ever printed.
     
  3. Stu

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    Esquire has a tradition of featuring great magazine writers, such as Jimmy Breslin, Gay Talese, Dominick Dunne and the like. I used to love reading Esquire, but haven't seen it lately so don't know how it is now. As far as fashion, I agree that Esquire, from what I've seen, doesn't offer as much as GQ. But it does have, I think, a better literary tradition.
     
  4. gorgekko

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    In the future, a new magazine will arise but will decline after a few issues.
     
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    I like some Japanese magazines and some of their seasonal publication on suits and shoes, if only for the pictures, much more than I enjoy most of the English magazines. I do prefer Esquire UK more than I do any other English magazines.
     
  6. Cary Grant

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    I love GQ, haven't found anything useful in Esquire yet, and am starting to read Details. however, Maxim is the best magazine ever printed.

    Esquire is not a fashion magazine, nor is GQ, really, though GQ more than Esquire.

    Both are gentlemen's magazines, addressing lifestyle, politics etc...

    I say this only because they get lumped into this discussion when none of them, even Men's Vogue aren't "fashion" exclusively.

    I enjoy Esquire.
     
  7. AntiHero84

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    Maxim is the best magazine ever printed.

    I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you own a pair of New Religion.
     
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    Monocle is very good on fashion, although it also covers politics, business etc
     
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    Men's Ex. Esquire Big Black Book
     
  10. West24

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    10 men is kinda cool as well as anotherman.
     
  11. unicornwarrior

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    I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you own a pair of New Religion.


    ..what is/are New Religion? I'm just curious.

    To answer the magazine question,

    GQ is alright, definately fun to pick up and look at, although I'd say SF would disagree with them a good bit.
     
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    Fantastic Man Magazine.
     
  13. LapelQueen

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    Monocle is very good on fashion, although it also covers politics, business etc
    I particularly like the men's ryokan article in the October issue. The young lady was draped quite fetchingly, too.

    If not that, Vogue usually hit the mark.
     
  14. likeitaloud

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    I really like GQ but the amount of ads is just rediculous.
     
  15. acidboy

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    I love to read the magazines, but to learn more I have definitely relied on SF! Woohoo!!!
     
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    I love to read the magazines, but to learn more I have definitely relied on SF! Woohoo!!!

    +1 that one. Learnt more here than any magazine.
     
  17. Golf_Nerd

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    +1 that one. Learnt more here than any magazine.

    +2
     
  18. jcriswel

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    I subscribe to the Japanese magazine Men's Club. It is fantastic!
     
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    For current fashion I look at GQ and Details, but always look at SF for timeless style. I've learned much more on here than any magazine I've come across.
     
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    I saw a magazine called "hide and chic" in the bookstore, hoping it would be about furs, pelts and hides - let's just say I was disappointed.
     

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