T's Sept. 20 Fall Men's Fashion Issue

Highlights

  1. PhotoTo make these pictures, the essay’s writer and T’s editors chose some of their favorite passages of Walt Whitman’s poetry — excerpted below as he published them in the 1891-92 edition of “Leaves of Grass” — which the photographer, stylist and models referenced to inspire the images, taken on July 24, 2020, at St. Josaphat’s Monastery in Glen Cove, N.Y. <br /><br /><strong>Giorgio Armani</strong> coat, $3,695, and pants, $1,195, <a href="https://www.armani.com/us/armanicom">armani.com</a>, <strong>Jil Sander</strong> sweater, $650, <a href="https://www.ssense.com/">ssense.com</a>, <strong>Acne Studios</strong> bracelet (worn on neck), $440, <a href="https://www.acnestudios.com/us/en/home">acnestudios.com</a>, <strong>Craig Green for Adidas Originals</strong> shoes, $250, <a href="https://www.adidas.com/us">adidas.com</a>, and stylist’s own hat and socks.
    CreditPhotograph by Collier Schorr. Styled by Jay Massacret

    Walt Whitman, Poet of a Contradictory America

    During the Civil War era, the writer emerged as an emblem of the country’s dissonance. Now, in the midst of another all-consuming national crisis, his work feels uncannily relevant.

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  2. PhotoTavares Strachan in his New York City studio, photographed on June 19, 2020.
    CreditMaegan Gindi

    The Artist Whose Medium Is Science

    Tavares Strachan is known for his ambitious projects and intensive research, which have included expeditions to the North Pole and training as a cosmonaut in Russia.

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  3. Photo<strong>Gucci</strong> jacket, $2,980, and sweater, $950, <a href="https://www.gucci.com/us/en/">gucci.com</a>, <strong>Charvet</strong> shirt, $495, <a href="https://www.mrporter.com/en-us/">mrporter.com</a>, <strong>Jil Sander by Lucie and Luke Meier</strong> pants, $1,150, <a href="https://www.ssense.com/">ssense.com</a>, and <strong>Tie Bar</strong> necktie, $25, <a href="https://www.thetiebar.com/">thetiebar.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Collier Schorr. Styled by Carlos Nazario

    Fall Fashion With Personality

    The season’s standout looks have character — whether they’re flashy, buttoned-up or uniform-inspired.

    By Collier Schorr and

  1. PhotoHsieh in the wooden cage he constructed for his first “One Year Performance,” begun in 1978.
    CreditPhoto by Cheng Wei Kuong © Tehching Hsieh, courtesy of the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

    Art About Waiting — and What It Takes to Endure

    In a time of crisis with no end in sight, durational performance, or endurance art, surfaces in our consciousness. Is this the art of our age?

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  2. In Fashion

    Photo<strong>Celine by Hedi Slimane</strong> coat, $4,300, jacket, $2,750, shirt, $1,250, and shoes, $850, <a href="https://www.celine.com/en-us/home">celine.com</a>, and <strong>Prada</strong> pants, $1,350, and necktie, $215, <a href="https://www.prada.com/us/en.html">prada.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Bruno Staub. Styled by Jason Rider

    In Fashion: All Work and All Play

    This season, swing effortlessly from sweat-it-out sportswear to crisp autumn tweeds, checks and khakis.

    By Bruno Staub and

  3. In Fashion

    Photo<strong>Paul Smith</strong> coat, $1,995, and pants, $695, <a href="https://www.paulsmith.com/">paulsmith.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Ola Rindal. Styled by Delphine Danhier

    In Fashion: On the Bright Side

    This fall, preppy suiting, soft knits and easy activewear come in every color.

    By Ola Rindal and

  4. PhotoHarry Styles at the Met Gala on May 6, 2019, in New York City.
    CreditAndrew Kelly/Reuters

    Pearls Are a Boy’s Best Friend

    For men, the pearl necklace represents both the unraveling and buttressing of gender norms.

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