Integrated bracelets are clearly in vogue, with pretty much every card-carrying member of the Swiss luxury watch club keeping one loaded in the chamber, ready for deployment, should the need arise. Not exactly a novelty in our times then, we’ll all agree. But when Hublot joins the bandwagon with the very uber-athletic Big Bang series, ditching the rubber strap after 15 years, it’s time to sit up and take notice.
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THE SUMMER HANDBOOK
The GQ Team shares their tips, hacks and vacation essentials for a holiday with style
THE REAL PICTURE
Tod’s collaborative project with photographerartist Ramak Fazel unpacks the day-to-day behind the cryptic, amorphous space that is Silicon Valley
Monsoon will soon be upon us, and we’ve found all the right places to escape it – or, to make the most of it
THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
A demoralising battle with Warner Bros. A devastating personal tragedy. A fan base he couldn’t control. Zack Snyder on the inside story of why he quit Justice League, and why he’s returned to complete his own cut
Citroën’s first offering in India is a masterfully engineered response to the country’s embattled infrastructure
IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING
Here’s what you need to set, and achieve, your goals: Vision, belief and a solid work ethic
Hip-hop is the soundtrack of the 21st century, and rap artists are modern-day moguls who court global audiences on the back of their specific truths. But behind them stands a league of creative artists and engineers that are crucial to building their legacy. This is the story of one such man – Bainz, chief engineer to Young Thug and Young Stoner Life Records – and how he’s made it to the top of the global hip-hop game
A DRAM WITH A TWIST
With the launch of a new tropical-inspired whisky and a limited edition laced with history, it’s already been an exciting year for The Glenlivet. GQ caught up with Alex Robertson, Head of Heritage and Education, Chivas Brothers, about what’s in store for the iconic Speyside malt, and a little of how it all began
Email Broke The Office Here's How To Fix It
Computer scientist Cal Newport says email overload has made us miserable – and less productive too. Does he have the solutions to a better, more sane way to work?
A POETIC NOTE
As H24 by Hermès Parfums makes its debut, GQ sits down with perfumer-creator Christine Nagel for a look into the French luxury house’s new signature scent
India thought it had the virus beat. The virus had other ideas
Governments around the world keep repeating the same mistakes. In a country of 1.4 billion, the consequences are on a whole new scale
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?
I was happily married, happily employed, just plain happy. Until the accident
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.