Long Reads

From The Dole Queue To The Front Line: The Scotsman Who Left To Fight ISIS
Why drove this 27-year-old to risk his life in another country's war? Esquire meets the untrained soldier who went searching for purpose in...
Life
Share
After Surviving ISIS, The Men Of Iraq Face A New Battle: Themselves
Men suffering from depression in Dohuk refugee camp are doing the unthinkable - asking for help from the women in their society
Culture
Share
George Osborne's Revenge
The novice journalist has turned the London Evening Standard into a must-read. But what does he really hope to achieve?
Steve McQueen Thomas Crown Affair
Sex & Relationships
Share
What Does It Mean To Be Charming?
An investigation into the most useful attribute of them all, and how one acquires it
clean eating
Food & Drink
Share
Why Clean Eating Is A Dirty Lie
Esquire food editor and Mail on Sunday restaurant critic Tom Parker Bowles on the dangerous pseudoscience behind "healthy" food fads
Film
Share
Oscar Isaac On Star Wars, Hamlet And His Path To The Top
From an acclaimed Prince of Denmark to hero of the Resistance, Oscar Isaac is his generation's most accomplished leading man
Network play
Culture
Share
'Network': Why A Play Based On A Film About A TV Show Is Perfect For Our Digital Age
Bryan Cranston stars in the upcoming production
TV
Share
Is The Onslaught Of Culture In 2017 Leaving Us Overwhelmed And Unhappy?
"Hey! Yeah, you! You sure you want to watch this?"
Health & Fitness
Share
Inside The Barkley Marathons, The Most Hellish Race In The World
As of race time this year, only 14 people had completed it
Sex & Relationships
Share
What It's Like To Attend A 'Pick Up Artist' Class Run By A Woman
Esquire meets the 'seduction coach' trying to detoxify pick-up - and the men paying huge sums to learn from her
Charles
Fashion
Share
King Of Style: A Tribute To Prince Charles
The timeless ambassador for British sartorial flair
Giles Coren
Culture
Share
Crash! Smash! Noise! Vomit! Giles Coren Visits Ferrari Land
Dispatches from the land of the prancing horse
men fashion icons
Fashion
Share
Why Are The Most Enduring Icons Of Men's Style All Six Feet Under?
Esquire Contributing Editor Mick Brown examines the everlasting exemplars of male style
Gary Lineker
Culture
Share
How Gary Lineker Became The Voice Of Liberal Britain
Charting the ex-England star's curious transformation from clean cut footballer to social media beast
Roger Federer and Marcus Willis
Culture
Share
A Year On From A Fairytale Run At Wimbledon, Where Is Marcus Willis Now?
Alex Moshakis tracks down the enigmatic Englishman now grinding it out in the lower tiers of professional tennis... praying for another...
Fashion
Share
Why Grace Wales Bonner Is The Future Of Men's Fashion
The irresistible rise of the menswear visionary
Culture
Share
Paul Pogba: Midfield General
We sat down with the world's most expensive footballer to talk haircuts, dancing and teasing journalists
Health & Fitness
Share
After 40 Years Exploring Brains, Britain's Top Neurosurgeon Is Troubled By His Own
For Henry Marsh, it's always been a matter of life and death
Culture
Share
Ewan McGregor Is A Very Happy Man
For the Scottish actor, life has never been so good
Dick pic
Sex & Relationships
Share
Why The Hell Can't Men Stop Sending Dick Pics?
Exploring the depressing psychology of the unsolicited dick pic
suicide illustration
Culture
Share
Why Are So Many Men In Britain Killing Themselves?
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we revisit our investigation in Britain's male suicide crisis – and meet the people who think they...
Webcam couples
Sex & Relationships
Share
What It's Like To Be In An Amateur Webcam Sex Couple
Meet the partners claiming having sex online has worked wonders for their relationship
Casual Cowboy
Style
Share
Glenn O'Brien On The Changing Landscape Of American Style
The late, great style icon reflects on the sartorial history of his home country
Hari Kunzru
Culture
Share
What It's Like Being A British Expat In Trump's New York
Novelist Hari Kunzru considers the place of the expat in the age of Brexit, Bake Off and Trump
Culture
Share
12 Things About Being A Woman That Women Won't Tell You
Except Caitlin Moran, who will. For International Women's Day, we revisit the most popular esquire.co.uk story of all time.
Load more stories