VMAN magazine was created for a 21st-century kind of man—one who is stylish and curious, urban and adventuresome, comfortable with himself and at home in the world. The magazine spotlights up-and-comers and shines a new light on more established stars, while also uncovering fascinating new trends, ideas, styles, destinations, and objects for the man who needs to stay up to date with the latest and greatest in international society and culture. With an influential readership that includes both rising underground talents and well-known names in art, fashion, entertainment and media, VMAN is a new kind of men’s magazine for the new kind of man.
COVER STORY V Is for Victory Meet VMAN Ford Model Search winner and cover boy Petey, plus finalists Adam and AJ VMEN Harry Treadaway The young British actor has a penchant for taking on roles in dark, strange films Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson The classic-sounding New York musician gets serious, with a little help from his friends James Rousseau Having conquered the fashion world, the iconic model is following his musician’s heart Jozy Altidore The 18-year-old soccer phenom epitomizes the changing American game Matthew Beard A string of films has established the young Brit as the go-to-guy for ’60s teens with heart Joe Lean The Tudors actor changes his name, starts a band, and becomes London’s hottest rock star James Ransone The streetwise star has gone from New York’s downtown scene to HBO’s new war miniseries FEATURES Fear Not High-wire artist Philippe Petit offers a treatise on living life Before Barack Forty years ago, politician Julian Bond opened the door for Obama’s candidacy Hayes Peebles Hedi Slimane photographs New York’s latest teenage rock sensation Fantastic Voyage New York record-label owner and renaissance man Alex Moulton releases his first album Lou Reed’s Second Act Julian Schnabel’s new documentary makes the legendary avant-rocker more relevant than ever Skate of the Union Inside the history of skateboarding and its transformative impact on pop culture Not Another Teen-Movie Maker Director Jonathan Levine sets the tone for a new wave of teen genre flicks A Day in the Life of Conor Oberst A visit to the Bright Eyes front man’s impromptu studio in Tepoztlán, Mexico The Art of Abandonment Publishing exec Michael Clinton moonlights as a photographer of exotic foreign locales Kanye & Co. Kanye West, Rihanna, and Lupe Fiasco model Kanye’s new clothing line Press Here A group of D.I.Y. photo curators is setting up its own independent publishing imprints Hail to the Brief Meet Garrett Neff, the latest face of Calvin Klein Underwear Tyson’s Travels A peek inside the globetrotting life of supermodel Tyson Ballou VMAN News Clothing, destinations, books, design, and music that every VMAN should know about A Man for All Seasons CNN weather anchor Rob Marciano heats up the newsroom The Men Who Fell to Earth A generation after Bowie and Bolan, glam rock still has us by the throat The Right Stuff Jay-Z, Thom Browne, and Andrew W.K. reveal their favorite belongings FASHION Three’s Company By Carlotta Manaigo VMAN Essentials By Mel Bles Fall in Line By Willy Vanderperre In the Spotlight By Richard Burbridge Suit Yourself By David Sherry The Big Chill By Will Davidson Razor’s Edge By Laurence Passera Karl Meets Gareth By Karl Lagerfeld Teen Idles By Alasdair McLellan Dressing Up & Dressing Down By JD Ferguson Sneak Peeks By Mario Godlewski Coming Up Next By Mel Bles