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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]

Rihanna is Just Really Hungry

rihannagquk_crop.jpgvia GQ UK

At Least It’s Not Beowulf: Does watching The Polar Express over and over constitute torture? We’re going to go with “yes.” [/Film]

Body Snatching is Not Out of the Question: Just a friendly reminder: you are not Johnny Depp. Not to be a downer or anything. [Esquire]

Suddenly Everything is Shiny: Fourteen futuristic retail spaces. If an iceberg storefront can’t convince you to like Richard Chai, then nothing will. [Web Urbanist]

Half In the Bag: A handsome leather duffel from Louis & Clegg. Look upon it in awe. [Unabashedly Prep]

Kempt Man of the Hour: Johnny Depp

johnnydepp_crop.jpgVia TimesOnline

Johnny Depp’s been rocking the same boho-rockstar look for upwards of a decade now, but it’s showing remarkably little signs of wear. In fact, it’s just a couple years away from classic.

At this weekend’s Alice in Wonderland premiere in London, for instance, he managed at least three things we’d normally consider red carpet poison—men’s jewelry, untamed hair and tielessness—but came away from it all looking like a man who belonged at a movie premiere. The trick? Well, the three-piece suit’s a good start. And if you’ve got a nice enough dress shirt, you’re allowed to pop a few buttons.

And, of course, it helps if you've got company.

Crystal Renn is Still Waiting


V Mag For Victory: Somehow, she doesn't seem like the patient type. [The Cut]

Second Time’s the Charm: Street Etiquette drops their second awesome black history slideshow. And unlike the last few “most stylish” lists we’ve seen, we actually learned a few new names. Required reading. [GQ]

The Screamin’ Jays: Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Chrissy Hynde and Mick Jones of the Clash get together for Haiti with a downright awesome cover of “I Put a Spell on You.” And just like that, we’ve got a new favorite charity single. [Vulture]

Take My Card: Our new favorite way to get postcards. [Lifehacker]