Man at His Best

The October 2016 Issue

The October 2016 Issue featuring Harith Iskander, a walk through Seoul's suicide schools, the mental state of the nation, Trump's wall and an eyewear special.

BY Editors | Sep 23, 2016 | Film & TV


The October 2016 Issue

COVER STORY
Harith Iskander

We try to uncover the dark side of Malaysia's nicest and funniest man.

FEATURES
(Mental) State of the Nation
A brief look inside the mental state of the nation.

A modest proposal for our times
Trump wants to build a border wall to keep out Mexicans. Do Americans want that?

Uneasy rider
The backstory of family and life of Spotlight star, Liev Schreiber.

Lust for life
Here are the ultimate collectibles, something a little more than stamps and coins.

Photo essay: Ocean rage
Shot in Ghana, Togo and Benin, we see the devastating effects climate change is having on the coasts of West Africa.

Manual
It’s durian season, we’ve got you covered; snazzy ways to get to work and take this quick quiz when you’re facing the biggest dilemma, what to eat.

What I've Learned
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys tells us a little more about himself and his upcoming memoir.

MAN AT HIS BEST (MAHB)
This month's Man of Note is Malaysian-born, Melbourne based standup Ronny Chieng, we learn to think like a boss with some selected reads, Andrea Fonseka tells us more about being in History Asia’s latest fun and actionpacked reality series, Celebrity Car Wars plus some of Malaysia’s best comedians, a Q&A with Australian band Temper Trap, the latest 4K ultra-high-definition quality TVs and a revelationary e-bike, an operation involving cats delivered in crates and dropped by parachutes in Sarawak, modern exercise upgrades and a guide to the best premium gym supplements, Russell Norman creates smoked mackerel panzanella plus a lobster truff le roll from Pince and Pints, coffee and alcohol plus some South American sun and shade, what does the Rorschach test say about you,  Bottega Veneta celebrates 50 years, Tommy Hilfiger sails back to the ‘20s, Nick Sullivan rediscovers the grey flannel pant, Coach’s AW16 collection, Dior Homme and Givenchy bags, verdant scents from your favourite labels plus a boost for your skin from small packages, watches for all-day wear; and the reopening of Audemars Piguet’s boutique in Starhill, an open-top V8 sports car, the Ferrari 488 Spider plus a VW Golf review, the best in luggage plus a trip through Queenstown, New Zealand, we go inside a ‘death experience’ school in Seoul and a thousand words on culture by Kuah Jenhan. 

STYLE

Fashion for dummies
The latest layers of coats and jackets from the AW16 collection.

Bold moves
The Cabral bothers show us how they throw on brighter colours for the autumn season.

One night stand
It’s all about the Chelsea boot.

Eyewear special
The latest eyewear designs; a guide to help find the best frames for your face shape; Eddie Peng fronts Hugo Boss eyewear; Japanese bespoke eyewear maker Nackymade, and quality eyewear 999.9.

WATCHES

Best in show
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona at the Quail, a motorsports gathering.

Next generation
Brushed metal surfaces make your Patek Philippe that much better.

It’s about time
If you didn’t know that Louis Vuitton made watches, you do now.

Last Resort
Paradise found

Luxurious private villas along the turquoise shoreline. It’s the Shangri-la in Maldives.


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