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If I Had to Choose One Bag to Eat Forever, I'd Choose Cape Cod's Russet Potato Chips

They're the closest thing to homemade chips I've ever had.<p><i>Welcome to Drunk on Chips. I'm a potato lover whose potato-loving father always kept our snack cabinet stocked with a carefully curated collection of chips. Here, I give you an honest review of a specific bag.</i><p>The Setup<p>I've been staring at …

James Beard

This Spring's Coolest Clothes Stepped Right Out of Westworld

Give your wardrobe a dose of western-inspired style.<p><i>Westworld</i> is back, and with that comes a slew of fans finding inspiration in western fashion. Some designers have done the same recently—just take a look at Raf Simon sat Calvin Klein to see how eagerly the man has infused Americana cowboy vibes …

Clothing

The 11 Most Stylish TV Shows of the '90s, Ranked

Nostalgia at its finest.<p>Oversized prints. Sweater vests. Medium-wash jeans. Nineties style was a hell of a drug, and one that's currently back in fashion. There's no doubt that TV encapsulated the trends at the time, as well as preserved our memory of them in the form of reruns. And what better way …

TV

The Super-Versatile Spring Jacket That's a Genuine Style Icon

Wait, you don't have a Baracuta G9 yet?<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>A brief list of the men who have worn the Baracuta G9 jacket over the years: Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, …

Men's Fashion

The best way to travel: Set out on a secret mission

<i>Subscribe to the Quartzy newsletter to receive this in your inbox each Friday.</i><p>Happy Friday!<p>Last week, a work trip brought me to Milan, where I had just one free afternoon. Perhaps I should have gazed awestruck at the Duomo’s cathedral, or wandered the galleries of the Pinacoteca di Brera. Instead, …

Princeton University

Want to Feel Good About How You Spend? Start With Your Clothes.

These sustainable, ethical brands are here to make things easier—and better for the earth.<p>Being good to the earth is complicated. There's no doubt many human practices are destructive; and for a long time, fashion has been one of the worst perpetrators. From forced labor to polluting water sources, …

Sustainability

How to Make a Mint Julep

A fan favorite of the Kentucky Derby that you can easily make on your own.<p>These days, we drink mint juleps by the gallon as we watch horses with names like Good Magic, Promises Fulfilled, and Audible tear around a race track. The cool, refreshing bourbon-based cocktail is near synonymous with the …

Churchill Downs

Dogs get jealous and 19 other facts you probably never knew about man's best friend

Dogs suffer from jealousy and are just as likely to turn into a green eyed monster as humans, according to scientists in California.<p>Researchers …

Cape Cod's Sweet & Spicy Jalapeño Are the Perfect Chips for Instagram Addicts

Stay scrolling, my friends.<p><i>Welcome to Drunk on Chips. I'm a potato lover whose potato-loving father always kept our snack cabinet stocked with a carefully curated collection of chips. Here, I give you an honest review of a specific bag.</i><p>The Setup<p>It's a Thursday night in Brooklyn and I'm standing in …

Cape Cod

The office of the future will be a distracted dystopia. We have some better ideas

In the fall of 2017, Amazon announced the launch of Alexa for Business. Open offices everywhere immediately let out a long sigh: Do we really need <i>more</i> talking in the office?<p>The promise of voice-computing systems in the office may be enticing, but office disruptions are already plentiful. There’s …

OpenOffice

The Psychical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

The Elevated, Made-in-America T-Shirt That’s Surprisingly Affordable

Buck Mason’s tee looks, feels, and fits like it's expensive. It isn't.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>At this point, I don't need to tell you about the power of a great T-shirt. Or about how …

Clothing

The best time of day to learn a new language, according to Duolingo data

Are you a night owl or a morning person?<p>If you’re among the hundreds of millions of people learning a foreign language, being an insomniac could end up working in your favor: If you regularly practice the language you are learning at night, just before you go to sleep, it appears that you’re more …

Language

Photos: Couples from around the world share how they met

Today (Feb. 14) is Valentine’s Day, a time for celebrating the love in one’s life. Some couples may choose to mark the occasion with a romantic dinner or a thoughtful gift, reaffirming their feelings and commitment moving forward. But this year, Reuters photojournalists were tasked with asking …

10 Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Bedroom

You'll never want to get out of bed again.<p><i>Here at Esquire, we believe your living space should be a reflection of who you've worked so hard to become. All it takes are a few upgrades. These are the stylish (and functional) items worth buying to make your house a place you're proud to call</i> …

Shopping

After Nearly a Century, Belstaff Is Still Obsessed With Innovation

The brand just introduced the technically minded "Origins" collection.<p>There’s a special kind of learning curve that comes with stepping in as the creative director of a British heritage label that’s been around for almost a century. “The brand has a beautiful heritage,” says Delphine Ninous, who …

Innovation

The real best pictures of 2017, Oscars be damned

We’re just a few days away from finding out which movies have landed nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards, and which five to ten films are in the running to follow in <i>Moonlight</i>‘s footsteps as Best Picture.<p>Some frontrunners have already emerged following this month’s Golden Globes (you’d be hard …

Construction

What Milan's Most Stylish Men Are Wearing to Fashion Week

From sportswear to Italian tailoring, these guys turned it out.<p>The fashion industry has descending upon Milan for its twice-yearly parade of runway shows, parties, presentations, dinners, and all things menswear. Here's what the men of the Italian fashion capital are wearing this season.

Fashion Week

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

North Korea

The 10 Best Pairs of Anti-Boring Socks for Under $20

Add a little something extra to every outfit.<p>Socks might be rooted in functionality, but they can be so much more than that if you let them. While the crazy-socks-with-a-suit move feels stale, a more casual, street-style approach to a cool sock feels especially on-point at the moment. Here are some …

Clothing

Is it the Irish goodbye, the French exit, or to leave “the English way”? Depends where you live

You can do it Irish, Polish, English, or French. No matter the style, it feels just as good.<p>In the US, the “Irish exit” or “Irish goodbye” is a satisfying way to deal with pleasantry-overload: When it’s time to leave a party, make a beeline for the door. Don’t tell anyone; don’t thank the host; …

Language

Space photography puts 2017’s biggest news events in perspective

Thanks to the massive scale of 2017’s various disasters and crises, satellites and astronauts captured more than a few major news events while orbiting Earth this year.<p>The resulting images offer a sharp “before and after” contrasts, crystallizing and simplifying complex events with arresting …

This Surreal Shot of Jupiter’s Clouds Is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Just look at this incredibly detailed photo of Jupiter’s clouds as captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. It’s an otherworldly distraction to keep our …

Astronomy

The "Lord of the Rings" of Chinese literature is finally being translated into English

The world imagined by Chinese writer Jin Yong is one which celebrates loyalty, courage, and the triumph of the individual over a corrupt and authoritarian state—carried out by no less than heroes who fly through trees and deliver deadly blows to their enemies with a single finger.<p>It’s a world …

China

Read the Full Transcript of Jeff Flake’s Senate Speech Denouncing President Trump

“Mr. President, I will not be complicit.”<p>On Tuesday afternoon, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake announced he would not be running for reelection—and he did so in a blistering speech on the Senate floor, attacking President Trump and the divisive political rhetoric that has become more common since he …

Jeff Flake

Michael Fassbender’s Post-Wedding Style Is Exactly How You Should Dress for Your Next Vacation

Michael Fassbender has a reputation for being a bit of a badass—on film, in real life, and in his wardrobe. When it comes to what he wears, the actor favors bomber jackets, square sunglasses, and Bond-worthy three-piece suits. This weekend the 40-year-old Irishman reportedly wed fellow actor Alicia …

Men's Fashion

lululemon ABC Pant Franchise - Ape to Gentleman

Founded by Chip Wilson in Vancouver, Canada in 1998, you might be familiar with the lululemon brand. A yoga-inspired, technical athletic clothing …

Clothing

The Best Time to Wear a Striped Sweater Is All the Time

Stock up for fall.<p>There's nothing better than an abundance of sweaters to choose from in the fall. From thin, T-shirt-like fabrics, to thick cable knits, every kind of sweater is a good one. And when it comes to keeping your choices interesting, adding a few striped varieties brighten up your …

Men's Fashion

The work that won the Nobel Prize in chemistry—in terms everyone can understand

Biology is in the midst of a revolution, and the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded to the researchers who are at the forefront of innovation in the field. According to the prize citation, Jacques Dubochet (University of Lausanne), Joachim Frank (Columbia University), and Richard …

Nobel Prize

111 iconic objects that defined the last century of fashion, according to New York’s MoMA

What do a Chanel dress, a Wonderbra, and Nike Air Force 1s have in common?<p>The punch line to this set up is what visitors to New York’s Museum of Modern Art will puzzle out as they walk through its first new fashion exhibition in more than 70 years.<p><i>Items: Is Fashion Modern?</i>, which opens Oct. 1 and …