Man at His Best

The September 2016 Issue

The September 2016 Issue featuring Eddie Peng, Woody Allen, Stephanie Chai, David Hockney and the Gucci Ghost.

BY Editors | Aug 25, 2016 | Film & TV

The September 2016 Issue

Eddie Peng

The kid stays in the picture.

East meets west meets mouth
Tom Parker Bowles tests his appetites against the best that one of the world’s great food cities has to offer.

Not so still life
The world's first fully painted feature film brings Van Gogh's paintings to life. 

A woman we love
Stephanie Chai shows us the art of possible.

Driving ambition
How Tesla Motors builds its cars from scratch.

Photo EssayStained glass
The arrest, the trial, the later life and the death of a woman charged with the murder of her wife.

Stylish things Italy gave the world.

What I've Learned
David Hockney on smoking, homosexuality and Picasso. Plus: Irvine Welsh on dress sense, being a spoilt bastard and his best dance move.

Esquire 10: A big banquet
Fragile things served at the traditional Chinese table.

Our Man of Note this issue features a deeper look into the life of Sudirman, a story of perserverance with the author of the When I Was A Kid series, a photobook about Bob Dylan's early rock star days, a National Geographic documentary on the culture of the Peranakans, Woody Allen's Café Society, a few tech innovations, Studio TV Rejimen Ke-10, everything you need to know about feet, cooking an artichoke, Martell Rise Above awards, a vodka that saves snow leopards, Moroccan stamps, an inside look at Ferragamo's latest exhibition in Florence, a Hermès bag, Valentino fragrance's latest face Louis Garrel, Usain Bolt for Hublot, a Breitling, a McLaren 570GT, Cape Cod and a thousand words on our culture. 


Chinese opera at its finest.

Autumn/Winter 2016: The collections
The season’s best pieces.

The new shirt
Layer upon layer of coats and jackets from the A/W16 collections.

Raw deal
Louis Vuitton’s first-ever dedicated denim line.

Who’s afraid of a GucciGhost?
From walls to bags and coats, the graffiti artist tells us more about his collaboration with Gucci.

New fashion capitals
A fresh crop of stylish cities emerges.


Time will tell
Chopard’s LUC collection celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Garden of Cartier
Have a Cartier with your choice of greens.

Nostalgia for the past
Montblanc’s vintage-themed 1858 collection revives the legendary Minerva spirit.

New York Edition

A Madison Avenue hotel that feels more like a private home.

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