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Style Icons with Sweet Rides

Steve McQueen

Stylish men have always had a special relationship with beautiful cars.

Probably because, if you think about it, they’re kind of the perfect accessory. Big, shiny, powerful—a little automotive affirmation can go a long way to securing your position in the Court of Cool. (We’re sure the King would agree.) But it’s not only those men defined by their cars who drive cool ones. And we’ve got the photo evidence to prove it.

Thus we present to you: Style Icons with Sweet Rides. To check out the high-speed handsomeness, follow us after the jump...»

The 58 Greatest Hawaiian Shirts of All Time

Hawaiian shirts

Fact: it takes quite the set of cojones to pull off wearing a Hawaiian shirt.

Also fact: most men don’t have ’em.

That being said, there are some real pros out there who do. And right now, we’d like to honor these brave souls who’ve unwaveringly taken up the charge. Through painstaking research—no scene left unexamined, no paparazzi shot ignored—we’ve uncovered the best and boldest examples of tropical-print artistry. A testament to confidence, these men are standards to aspire to. (At least when it comes to visually making a statement.)

So without further ado, and in no particular order, we present to you the 58 greatest Hawaiian shirts, ever.»

The September Issues

  • Najib Benouar

September is a big month in the print world of menswear. It sets the tone for the following season (and, effectively, the remainder of the year).

It also means the page counts are at their bulkiest—so many woolen things, so little time. And in our continued dedication to sussing it all out, we’ve thumbed through the 1,000-plus pages (we’ve thrown in the bonus round of Vanity Fair since they’ve weighed in on the year’s best-dressed men) just for you.

Let’s dig into the September issues, shall we...»

The Rum Diary vs. Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson/Rum Diary

With the release of the long-awaited film version of Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary, we thought we’d lend a hand in separating debaucherous fact from debaucherous fiction.

In particular, we’re going to see how the rum-soaked shenanigans described in the book/film stack up against the real-life shenanigans that inspired them. We’ve teed up some of the most notable (notorious?) moments in the film below...

Buy the ticket, take….well, you know the rest»

Brigitte Bardot is Auctioning Her Towel

Brigitte Bardotvia Driven

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Johnny Depp on Hunter S. Thompson, who apparently was pretty quick with a cattle prod. [The Daily Beast]

A Man with a Movie Camera: Tommy Ton gets his close-up in this video, which follows the man through the fashion week hustle. [Life + Times]

The Man Behind Beavis: Vice sits down with Mike Judge on the eve of the revived Beavis and Butt-Head. [Vice]

Stop, Motion: Check out Spike Jonze’s latest project, a hallucinatory, mildly NSFW stop-motion short. [The Atlantic Wire]