Welcome to Watches of the Week, where we’ll track the rarest, wildest, and most covetable watches spotted on celebrities.
One of the most bizarre happenings as life has come to a near standstill in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic? The fact that NFL free agency has charged on without a hiccup. By far the biggest move to emerge from the annual game of musical barcaloungers is Tom Brady leaving the New England Patriots, where he played for 20 years, for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And immediate Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend Tom Brady, in his first act as the new captain of the pirate ship, wore a great watch while signing his contract. This IWC piece is a special-edition Spitfire, poetically known as “The Longest Flight”—a phrase that would work perfectly as a label for Brady’s 20-plus year career. Also in this slightly condensed quarantine version of
These days, those of us who can are spending much more time indoors than usual. That means wearing—or at least trying to wear—cozy clothes and footwear with newfound zest. From smart sweatsuits to the fashion-heavy, work-from-home fits, we’re all rethinking how we get dressed in the mornings. And, as timing would have it, British designer Jonathan Anderson has just released some comfort-centric footwear isn’t short on boldness and luxury.
His eponymous JW Anderson label is best known for eye-catching chunky knitwear and flowy prep-inspired essentials. (Not to mention: the brand’s incredibly stylish collaborations with Uniqlo.) Recently, though, Anderson has started to make waves with his wild and covetable footwear. Earlier this year at Paris Fashion Week, the designer sent blinged-out backless loafers down the runway. (Think of them as Gucci mules on acid, custom-designed for hip-hop’s more avant-garde dressers.) Now, kicks from the brand’s spring-summer collection have landed,
Each week, GQ utilizes the latest in deal-identifying technology—i.e. one of our staffers spends most of his day shopping online—to uncover all the wildest markdowns on wardrobe-boosting buys from the best men’s clothing sales on the internet. This time out, we’ve got 27 wild buys from Nordstrom’s just-launched sitewide sale—for a limited time, the department store has slashed a quarter off nearly all their stock from brands like Nike, A.P.C., Ralph Lauren, Schott, Officine Generale, and dozens more.
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This email went out yesterday—has there been a measurable response yet?
Yeah, we had a great, great Sunday. A fantastic Sunday. So from a sales perspective, it was great. And a few nice media folks called and wanted to get my take on why I was so painfully honest with everybody. The sweatsuits are great; it’s a great product. So I think it was a well-timed promotion. Hopefully we’ll keep it up over the next couple days, and then put our heads down and figure the next one out.
Last time we’d talked, you mentioned Trump’s tariffs maybe having an effect on your business because of your production happening in China. So when did you clock the fact that there was a novel coronavirus spreading through the country where you produce your goods?
I was paying attention to it as my sourcing team, who is one person, was paying attention