Neglect “going to the gymnasium” or “meditating.” The truest New 12 months’s resolutions are all about what you put on. Here is how the GQ employees is shaking issues up in 2021.
Discover the correct coat. The perfect resolutions are particular duties you may accomplish within the valuable few days when the “New 12 months, New You” vitality remains to be robust. (“Join a half marathon” is a lot better than “begin operating.”) So I am protecting it concrete: Hit the after-holiday gross sales and at last discover my excellent massive, flowy wool overcoat. —Chris Cohen, wellness editor
Refine. I do know my type, I do know my style, and I’ve my uniform. As I proceed to study extra about myself in 2023, the extra excited I get to refine my type to what actually fits not solely my physique, however my persona. I am going to lead each buy in 2023 with this query: “Does this actually really feel true and signature to you?” And if it does, take into account the cardboard swiped. —Anthony O’Baner Jr., Assistant to the International Editorial Director
Comply with the rabbit gap. Over the pandemic I began gathering jackets from Hai Sporting Gear, considered one of Issey Miyake’s diffusion traces within the ’80s and ’90s. Like the remainder of his work, the garments are… unusual, immune to western notions of what is thought of trendy. The HSG stuff can be designed to take a beating, and extra to the purpose, it appears to match my bizarre physique effectively. Hopefully, the stuff will make up most of my closet in 2023. —Chris Gayomali, articles editor
Cease shopping for black garments. Whereas placing away my wash and fold the opposite day, I pulled out a stack of 5 (5) black turtlenecks and was pressured to take a critical stock of my fiscal, sartorial, and non secular decisions. This* will not be who I’m!!! (*A waist-up Steve Jobs cosplayer.) My solely sensible method to commit to purchasing extra shade? Disgrace myself proper right here on GQ.com. —Gabriella Paiella, employees author
Go to a tailor. I’ve all the time discovered sifting via the racks of a suburban thrift retailer to be very meditative, which signifies that I personal…loads of clothes, from many eras and of various levels of kooky outdatedness. Individuals I like are all the time saying they get secondhand issues tailor-made to suit them, which has all the time appeared very luxe—however now I’m satisfied that it’s going to be the ticket to creating my wardrobe filled with particular issues I really care about. —Eileen Cartter, type author
Purchase a extremely, very nice go well with. My type decision is extremely particular: I need an incredible go well with. I need a excellent go well with. I need it from a particular model like Tom Ford, Ralph Lauren, Dries Van Noten, Components, or, like, The Row!! I wish to attempt all of them on—remodeling my life into a type of rom-com montage scenes—and say issues like, effectively, I like the shoulder construction on the opposite one however the materials on this one is so splendidly sturdy. My marriage ceremony that obtained cancelled within the swell of the pandemic lastly wants to come back again on the calendar so I’ll have a greater than good-enough excuse. —Cam Wolf, senior type author