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The April Issues

  • Kempt Staff

Jason Bateman GQ

Now that it’s spring, everything is abloom—even your local newsstands, thanks to the newest crop of magazines swathed in brightly colored menswear.

In other words: the April issues have arrived.

And in our grand tradition of taking the pulse of printed menswear journalism, we’ve thumbed through all of the highly glossy/flammable pages of the usual suspects to give you the rundown on the upcoming trends, recent cultural phenomena and the requisite amount of eye candy.

Without further ado, the April Issues.»

Massimo Piombo Lands in the US, Dissecting Louis C.K. and a Haunting Memoir

  • Kempt Staff

Polanski

Mass Effect: Good news for Italophiles in need of a Massimo Piombo fix: Mr Porter is saving you a trip to Milan.

Not Bordello: The bookworms over at The New Yorker make a case for naming Loius C.K. the modern-day Gogol.

Hot Knife: Well Spent digs up Roman Polanski’s first film (pre-scandal) to find some handsome style cues.

After Visiting Friends: GQ sits down with their very own deputy editor, Michael Hainey, to talk about his highly buzzed-about memoir released this week.

Blake Lively is Secretly Wearing Headphones

Blake Lively

Rich Pretty: Molly Lambert investigates the appeal of Blake Lively. The verdict, presented without comment: “More naked pictures might not hurt.” [Grantland]

Bugging Out: The life and cars of Jean Bugatti. [Driven]

Isn’t It a Pitti: A non-menswear nerd provides perspective on Pitti Uomo. “Just look at my pocket square. See? It’s actually a carnitas stain.” [How to Talk to Girls at Parties]

Standing Up: A Louis C.K. interview with more from his seemingly bottomless well of sad-sack wisdom. [Pitchfork]