Jay Fielden Steps Down as Esquire's Editor

May 23, 2019

Jay Fielden Steps Down As Esquire’s Editor

In what seems to be a never-ending reshuffling in the men’s media landscape, Esquire editor Jay Fielden stepped down today…

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How Two Men are Reshaping Men's Style Media

February 20, 2019

How Two Men Are Reshaping Men’s Style Media

Ryan Morgan is a 17-year-old, high schooler who lives in West Bend, a small Wisconsin town with a population of…

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Why It’s Hard to Get Plus Sizes in Menswear

July 27, 2017

Why It’s Hard To Get Plus Sizes In Menswear

A couple of years ago, I interviewed Ulrich Simpson, the owner and designer behind UBI-IND Denim. Like dozens of companies, they…

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“The acquisition of goods simply for style… it’s just never seemed interesting to me.

June 5, 2017

“The Acquisition Of Goods Simply For Style… It’s Just Never Seemed Interesting To Me.

“The acquisition of goods simply for style… it’s just never seemed interesting to me. And yet I love fashion and…

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Esquire's evolution: no more bullfighting

February 7, 2017

Esquire’s Evolution: No More Bullfighting

  “There’s no cigar smoke wafting through the pages,and the obligatory three B’s are gone, too — brown liquor, boxing…

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Esquire, 1968: The Deplorables

February 2, 2017

Esquire, 1968: The Deplorables

Hillary Clinton wasn’t the first to use the word deplorable as a noun. Back in 1968, the editors at Esquire…

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H&M - environmentally friendly?

April 16, 2016

H&M – Environmentally Friendly?

“But for H&M to position itself as an environmentally friendly company is simply wrong—which is what makes its new advertisement…

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Every Issue of Esquire, Now Online

September 30, 2015

Every Issue Of Esquire, Now Online

Esquire recently launched Esquire Classic – a living archive for every issue, every image, and every article they’ve ever published….

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You Are a Target Market: Modern Bachelorhood and Men’s Media

July 15, 2015

You Are A Target Market: Modern Bachelorhood And Men’s Media

You Are a Target Market: Modern Bachelorhood and Men’s Media Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite, writing in the Awl, details (critically) the history…

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“The Roll of the Collar Is the Most Important Thing”

March 11, 2015

“The Roll Of The Collar Is The Most Important Thing”

From Ivy Style, here’s a nice excerpt from an 1983 issue of Esquire, in which John Berendt opines about the button…

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75 Years of Esquire Style

July 11, 2013

75 Years Of Esquire Style

Esquire published a couple of great posts last week showcasing 75 years of their history, and thus, 75 years of…

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Grey and Tan

July 23, 2012

Grey And Tan

Some colors will always look good together – a rich navy with mid-grey; a chocolate brown with racing green; or…

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Getting dressed and getting older

August 3, 2011

Getting Dressed And Getting Older

The folks at Esquire’s style blog were kind enough to invite me and my friend Will Boehlke from A Suitable…

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I’m in Esquire!

June 27, 2011

I’m In Esquire!

I’m in Esquire! The editors there recently set up a debate between me and one of my favorite bloggers, John Lugg, and…

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It’s On eBay

February 17, 2011

It’s On EBay

Men in Style: The Golden Age of Fashion From Esquire I checked this book out of the library when I…

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