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Your ad appears in copies distributed exclusively to paid subscribers in the local markets you’ve selected. Paid subscribers represent 93.66% of this magazine's total readership (newsstand copies not included).
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About

Founded in 1933, Esquire has carved out a distinct space in the world of men’s publications with its focus on style, society and of-the-moment culture coverage. This magazine is known for featuring award-winning contributions from high-profile writers and celebrity photographers.

Readership

  • Age 49
  • Female 28%
  • Male 72%
  • Med. Household income $70,178

Editorial Calendar

  • January/February

    Best New Restaurants

    On Sale Date: 12/4/2018

    Esquire kicks off winter with a special issue packed with stylish winter gear, travel, entertainment, and the year’s Best New Restaurants.

  • March

    Mavericks of Hollywood

    On Sale Date: 2/12/2019

    Esquire salutes the next generation of style-forward creators, movers and shakers in entertainment with Mavericks of Hollywood—plus, our ultimate guide to spring style with fresh upgrades for the season.

  • April

    Esquire Entertains

    On Sale Date: 3/19/2019

    Esquire’s cross-platform entertaining and home design series serves up the smartest advice and accessories for spring with a special focus on kitchen and bar.

  • May

    Never Too Late

    On Sale Date: 4/30/2019

    An issue dedicated to inspiring men to take a chance and change it up—from bold career changes to personal quests—including editors and celebrities’ life changing stories.

  • June/July

    75 Rules You Need to Break/Best Bars in America

    On Sale Date: 6/4/2019

    A special summer special issue offers the best advice you need to break the rules—from style to relationships. Plus, Esquire’s Best Bars In America.

  • September

    Mavericks of Style/Fall Style

    On Sale Date: 8/13/2019

    The ultimate guide to fall style with Esquire’s new essentials and how to wear them. Mavericks of Style celebrates the most influential, style trailblazers from across the culture.

  • October

    Smarten Up/The Grooming Guide/Esquire Entertains

    On Sale Date: 9/17/2019

    The smartest grooming tips, tricks, and products you need now; plus Esquire Entertains returns with a focus on the den and media room.

  • November

    Time Trial: The Esquire Watch Competition & Awards

    On Sale Date: 10/23/2019

    Esquire's first-ever watch awards spotlights the best watches of the year—celebrating excellence, innovation, and value in today’s watches with a panel of editors and watch aficionados.

  • December

    Best Restaurants/Dubious Achievements

    On Sale Date: 12/3/2019

    A special winter issue. Plus, The New Originals: a salute to the rulebreakers redefining fashion, film and beyond.

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