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The Esquire Glamour Girl Calendar of 1948

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Esquire magazine, when it debuted in 1933, was a precursor to Playboy in many respects. It featured substantial articles but was primarily purchased for its pin-up content. Unlike photographic nudes, Esquire’s pin-ups consisted of tantalizing glamour girl cartoons, initially created by George Petty. By 1939, these cartoons had evolved into double-page spreads, essentially pioneering the concept of the centerfold. Continue reading »

Cameron Diaz: First Look for Esquire UK, November 2012

Everyone’s got a soft spot for Cameron Diaz. The Esquire November cover shoot should be enough to make you like her even more. Cameron Diaz, the ultimate California girl, looks incredible at 40. Photos by Photo by Terry Richardson.

“For the first time in my life I’m content,” she says on entering her fifth decade. “I’m so excited. Getting older is the best part of life. Like, I know more than I’ve ever known. I have gratitude. I know myself better. I feel more capable than ever. And as far as the physicality of it – I feel better at 40 than I did at 25”. Continue reading »