Summer may be over, but that’s no reason to slow down on the celebrations. In fact, this issue’s illustrious cover star is just starting to light the candles, turn up the music and put a spread on. A$AP Rocky turns 30 in the first week of October, and we recently headed stateside to spend a day in the company of the music industry’s most elusive, enigmatic and profitable personality.
So, if you’re suffering from post-summer blues, it’s time to pick up the latest issue of Gentleman’s Journal. Aside from our quick-talking cover story, expect lavish tales from Ian Schrager and his iconic Studio 54, a forecast of the latest superyachting trends and a wine & fine dining special that’ll leave you feeling stuffed.
From Aston Martin’s latest to the top sports watches, we present The Pick
For the Wine & Fine Dining special, it’s only fitting that we’ve rounded up a feast of the best style, gear and tech for you. In The Pairing, we show that apple pie has no better plate-mate than a good bourbon. For those style-minded amongst you, we show the best get-ups for when you’re dining out — whatever the occasion. And, if you want to take your drinks menu to the Far East, we’ve got the sakes you should be sipping.
Wine and dine yourself with our curated culinary round-up
If you can’t get enough of food, then flick to our special section for this issue. Inside, we’ve interviewed, explored and — most importantly — taste-tested the best in luxury gastronomy. From following the truffle trail from the forests of Tuscany to the tables of Knightsbridge, to uncorking the secrets of rosé with the founder of Whispering Angel, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into.
A$AP Rocky is a renaissance man
Agency owner, label director, producer, marketer, musician, designer, stylist — the secret of A$AP Rocky’s success is simple: do everything at once. On the eve of his 30th birthday, Gentleman’s Journal meets a truly modern entrepreneur.
An Englishman in New York heads up our society pages
If Josh Glancy, the New York correspondent at The Sunday Times, knows one thing about the Big Apple, it’s that we Brits are obsessed with its shining spires and promise of possibility. Here, the journalist traces this transatlantic love story — and highlights some of the differences that set our American cousins so far from our stiff-upper-lipped existence.
What trends are taking over the superyacht industry?
Inside our inaugural Yachting Forecast, Gentleman’s Journal turn to the esteemed Michael Howorth to help us identify the 10 superyacht trends making waves in 2018. From the push for ever more extravagant tenders, through an increased want for on-board art, to the push for environmental and economical ‘green machines’, set sail with us and learn where the industry is heading.
It’s Founder’s Day for the Chelsea Pensioners
At the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Founder’s Day is the biggest event of the year — a grand display of history and heritage that celebrates the Hospital’s military origins. But it’s also a chance for the pensioners themselves to show off, dress up, and step out. Edwin Smith goes behind the scenes at a truly iconic institution.
Ian Schrager was the king of excess. He tells all…
Ian Schrager was the genius behind Studio 54 — the greatest nightclub ever to have lived or died. Forty years on from its peak, the PUBLIC hotelier and serial entrepreneur shows little sign of slowing down. At his beach house in the Hamptons, the King of Clubs talks to Harry Shukman about long nights, dark days and bright ideas.
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