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Exclusive: Timex and Mr Porter Just Revealed a Luxe Version of the Surprisingly Affordable Marlin Watch

All those vibes, but not a lot of cash.<p>The Timex Marlin is officially having A Moment. The hand-wound watch may be inspired by the good looks of mid-century styles, but it only made its debut in the last year. And since then, it's been selling out with pretty much every drop, whether it's a …

Black Tie

Sephora Just Added Two Products for Damaged Hair–And 40,000 People Are Already Hooked

Two highly-coveted Olaplex treatments are now available on Sephora's website.<p>I know this is going to sound a tad silly, but self-care has been very …

Hair Care

This Special Edition Panerai Is Awesomely Art Deco

Originally developed in the late 1930s, the Panerai Radimoir already has a little art deco style flowing through its veins but a new special edition …

Art Deco

The Complete Guide To Made To Measure Suits

If you want a personalised suit with a fit tailored to your body, but without the added cost of bespoke, a made-to-measure suit is the one for you

Men's Fashion

10 creative music-making challenges: are you brave enough to take them on?

<b>When writer’s block has taken hold and inspiration just won’t strike, it’s time to try something different. Here are ten ‘production games’ that will</b> …

Music Production

I Tried the Weighted Blanket Celebs Are Obsessed With and Now I Can't Sleep Without It

My life is changed.<p>It's hard to scroll Instagram or your Facebook feed these days without coming across a story — or celeb — raving about weighted blankets. The specialty bedding is designed to weigh roughly 10% of your body weight (yes, there are heavier and lighter options), and mimic the feeling …

Kourtney Kardashian

A Psychotherapist Wants You to Notice These 9 Subtle Signs of Relationship Abuse

You know the old saying "trust your gut"? It can be especially good advice when it comes to romantic relationships. Even if you consider yourself to …

13 Brain Hacks That Will Allow You To Conquer Your Fears

Whether you’re facing an upcoming public speaking gig or an unexpected meeting with a disgruntled client, fear can strike at any moment. And when it does, it can overwhelm your senses and cause you to freeze up. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In life and in business, you can take charge of …

Entrepreneurship

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

How to Organize Your Closet in 30 Minutes Flat

You're about to be the fastest closet organizer out there.<p>It doesn’t matter how many color-coordinated hangers or scarf organizers you buy: There …

Cleaning

Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

Watches

Bella Hadid Wears Summer’s Most Instagrammable Hat

There are several ways to protect oneself from the sun’s harmful rays. A pretty parasol is the classic option, and of course there’s always the doctor-recommended quarter drop of sunscreen. If you’re a supermodel like Bella Hadid however, then you’re bound to go bigger and more stylish with that …

Bella Hadid

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Siblings

What Foods Are Best to Eat on an Intermittent Fasting Diet?

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Breakfast

All the New Tech That’s Upgrading Your Sleep Routine

Optimize those eight hours.<p>Sleeping is one of my very favorite activities, rivaled closely by preparing to sleep, or the pre-sleep time I spend laying horizontally with my hands folded on my chest, waiting for true sleep to capture me. When I am asleep, I dream of sleeping even more, usually in …

Emerging Technology

The 25 Best Male Jazz Singers Of All Time

What defines a jazz singer? Is it the musical language they use or the nature of the material they inhabit? Is it a flair for improvisation or the …

Tokyo’s Three Need-to-Know Tailors

Why the ever-bustling city is quickly becoming the new capital of custom-made menswear and bespoke shoes.<p>The Japanese are known for their dedication …

The Best Anti-Aging Products to Benjamin Button Your Face

The time spent on your skincare regimen can take years off your face—if you use the right products. We rounded up our favorite anti-agers for GQ’s Best Stuff—here are five products you should use every day.<p>If you're planning on maturing gracefully into craggy silver fox-dom, you've got to use the …

Anti-aging

This Is How to Use Retinol Without Your Skin Flaking Off

For the first time in my life, I have incredible skin. Not to brag, but I'm <i>very</i> humble, so the fact that I'm putting those words on the Internet is a testament to just how good my skin is these days. It's clear, it's glowy, and it's got that bouncy-plump feel (however, I do have a 24-year-old's …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

If You're Only Going to Own One Tie, Make It This One

English brand Drake's has perfected the wear-everywhere necktie.<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>For most guys, neckties aren't the daily essential they once were. Even bastions of suit-and-tie …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

Study Skills

Timex Just Released a $200 Mechanical Watch

In the 1950s, Timex established itself as a purveyor of dependable, affordable wristwatches, with the brand’s iconic “it takes a licking and keeps on …

The GQ Watch Guide 2018

From sporty chronographs destined for the fast lane to the last word in elegance dress pieces ideal for party time and beyond, our annual account of …

Music Theory Made Easy With TheoryBoard

Musicians that would like to harness the theory of music may be interested in a new MIDI Controller, Music Production Tool, Chord Generator, Scale …

The 40th Anniversary Timex Easy Reader Will Be Your New Favorite Watch this Season

Timex is here with the next addition to your watch collection: the Timex Easy Reader in a special edition offering. The brand is celebrating the 40th …

Men's Fashion

One of the Best Budget Headphone Amps On the Market Is Now An Even Better Value

Last year, <i>Gear Patrol</i> contributing staff writer Eric Adams reviewed the Monoprice Stereo Hybrid Tube Amp that comes bundled two 50-watt speakers and …

Preparing Your Home for a Disaster

Disaster, even one experienced through a television screen, has a way of sharpening the mind. And the recent cascade of hurricanes, forest fires and earthquakes has reminded many Americans, including those thousands of miles from danger, that there is no time like the present to think about all the …

The morning drink that has fans praising its major hydration powers

Move over, rosé. There’s a new pink drink in town.<p>Sole—pronounced “so-lay,” and not to be confused with the tasty whitefish or patch of skin on the …