Today America gets its best chance at a decent Steve Jobs biopic (sorry Kutcher). Even better, the world’s most prolific turtleneck wearer is being played by Michael Fassbender, who we floated as a “Sure Bet” in our style icon draft from June.
Every month, we thoroughly examine the contents of GQ, Details and Esquire, so you don’t have to. This month’s breakdown—starring Scarlett Johansson, the color green, hardcore layering, hiking volcanoes, ice baths, hand models, Corey Feldman, Weinergate, buying gold, champagne flutes, Australian soap operas and loads of eye candy—after the jump...
The turtleneck. It’s a statement, for sure—and not the easiest one to make without verging on creepy Euro-beanik, or for lack of a better word: dweeby.
The trick is to avoid some common pitfalls—wearing something too gauzy, too tight or with a maniacally steadfast gaze. There’s a sweet spot in the middle there. And we’re going to help you find it, by taking some subtle cues from some of the most stylish guys to ever do it.
At the risk of libel, we shall assume that at some point he consumed an alcoholic beverage.
Naturally, a true man of honor never takes leave of his sense of decorum—but we have to admit, he sounds like a fun drunk. We’d even argue that, like Tobey Maguire’s poker bust, this is the kind of scandal that makes his reputation better.