Magazine Covers The Best GQ Covers  

Maggie Coen
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List of the most memorable GQ Magazine covers, featuring the coolest photographs, sexiest celebrity shots, and most innovative designs ever to hit newsstands. These best GQ covers span the entire history of the publication, and provide a good overview of the stories and issues GQ has covered over the years. Iconic magazine covers capture images of historic and cultural landmarks that persist in the collective consciousness. Check out Ranker's list of the best Playboy covers.

GQ is a men's culture and style magazine that is published each month. It was launched in 1931 as Apparel Arts, focusing on the clothing trade, but it now has articles on entertainment, fitness, sex, travel, technology, and books.

This list includes rare GQ covers and hard-to-find classic GQ covers as well as the most popular and famous GQ magazine covers. The stars, politicians, athletes, and other famous and influential figures on magazine covers document major world events and news stories that have held public attention over the years.

Ever evolving fashion, technology, and societal trends influence the art and design of magazine covers, but GQ also has a signature font, layout, and style that has come to represent the magazine as an institution. You won't a more comprehensive collection of GQ magazine covers. Vote for the vintage GQ magazine covers with the most attractive design, most memorable or important news stories, or that you best remember and recognize. Missing your favorite? Add it to the list!

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Anne Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best GQ Covers
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GQ - March 2010

Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#93 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#33 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#25 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2019, Ranked

#99 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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Adriana Lima is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best GQ Covers
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GQ - April 2006

Age: 37

Birthplace: Salvador, Brazil

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#44 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#12 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2019, Ranked

#46 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

#8 on The Hottest Celebrities of Our Time

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Candice Swanepoel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best GQ Covers
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GQ - May 2012

Age: 30

Birthplace: Mooiriver, South Africa

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#91 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#20 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2019, Ranked

#48 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

#49 on The Hottest Celebrities of Our Time

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Kate Upton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best GQ Covers
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GQ - July 2012

Age: 26

Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States of America

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#23 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#35 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2019, Ranked

#82 on The Most Powerful Women Of All Time

#4 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

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