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TIE ONE ON • Ami’s BELTED OVERCOAT is a more-than-worthy execution of the season’s coziest outerwear flex
THE CASE FOR NORMAL-ASS SNEAKERS
MORE CAMEL? MORE CAMEL. • CAMEL HAIR—the supersoft, superwarm material once confined to coats—is finally making the leap to some beautifully tailored jackets
WAIT, AM I A LOAFER GUY NOW?
SILK-SHIRT SWAGGER, BOTTLED • The new ATELIER VERSACE lineup of fragrances can transform more than your scent
NATURALLY GOOD-LOOKING • In case you hadn’t noticed, outdoor companies are producing some crispy gear that can be worn ON THE STREETS as easily as on the trail. Here are a few of our favorites that you can cop right now.
IVY AT THE EDGE • PREP AND PUNK share a deeply personal rebellious streak. Put ’em together and you’ve got a look that’ll raise eyebrows for the right reasons.
DO IT FOR THE (MONO)GRAM
FREQUENT FLIER • The ROLEX SKY-DWELLER is the travelin’ man’s dream watch—but one you may have overlooked in the past
WORKING, BUT NOT STIFF • Brit designer OLIVER SPENCER brings a sense of stylish ease to your daily uniform
CURATED COOL • The folks at Bespoke Post have a lot more up their sleeves than boxes of awesome. We teamed up to highlight 20 à la carte items guaranteed to yield excitement from anyone who opens them.
TEENAGE RIOT • From Atlanta to Moonlight to Endgame, a celebration of the best (and a little of the worst) that was the decade in pop culture
BIG EGOS, MOONLIGHT, AND LOBSTERS, OH MY • THE 10 BEST MOVIES OF THE DECADE
THE 10 BEST ALBUMS OF THE DECADE…
…AND THE 10 (+1) BEST BOOKS
ALL THE TV THAT’S FIT TO BINGE • BLOCK OUT THE WEEKEND. HERE ARE THE 10 BEST SHOWS OF THE DECADE.
WRAP IT UP! • Dad. Brother. Boss. Weird cousin. What the hell do you get them this year? Try these two dozen ideas. (You’re on your own with folding and taping.)
SMOOTH OPERATOR • As the legendary Billy Dee Williams returns to Star Wars, he talks to Matt Miller about his masculine and feminine sides, the legacy of Lando, and how after 82 years he’s never lost his style
Divorce: A LOVE Story • At fifty, Noah Baumbach has made the best film of his career, a movie that intertwines with his own experience and cements his reputation as the auteur of splitsville. JEFF GORDINIER talks to the director about love, midlife, and the beauty and messes that come after.
THE NIGHT THE CAPITOL DID NOT SLEEP • Each night, the U. S. Capitol becomes a tomb where another day’s events are laid to rest. But on SEPTEMBER 24, 2019, rest never came—and it never has since.
THE Best New Restaurants IN AMERICA, 2019 • Including: twenty-two restaurants, one pop-up, and a big comeback.
TAKE HOLIDAY GIFTING TO THE NEXT LEVEL
HOW TO BE A MOVIE • YOU MAKE MOVIES THAT MATTER. YOU MAKE CHOICES THAT MEAN SOMETHING. YOU USE YOUR HOLLYWOOD POWER TO HELP PEOPLE ANY WAY YOU CAN. AND IN THIS WAY, YOU SHALL BE REMEMBERED. CASE STUDY: JORDAN, MICHAEL B.
GO TUX YOURSELF • JUST BECAUSE YOU’VE BEEN INVITED TO A BLACK - TIE EVENT DOESN’T MEAN YOU HAVE TO LOOK BORING. HERE ARE THREE WAYS TO HIT REFRESH IN A FORMAL SETTING.
The Hendrix of the Sahara • He taught himself how to play guitar—on an instrument he fashioned out of bicycle cables. He made ends meet by playing his virtuoso style of psych...