GQ - Gentlemen's Quarterly is appearing in the Condé Nast publishing house lifestyle magazine for men.


The magazine exists in the United States since 1957. In October 1997, the first German edition, which emerged from the first time published in 1984 Men's Vogue appeared. In 2002, the family of brands of the magazine to the fashion special issue GQ Style has been expanded, which appears twice a year. With GQ Cars in April 2004, also appeared a second branch, which is now no longer an independent magazine more, but a supplement to the regular GQ. Once a year, continue the supplement GQ watches appears. Furthermore, there is an independent website which partially takes over the contents of the booklet.

Current editor of GQ is José Redondo -Vega, Manuel things replaced in April 2010. Publisher of the magazine is André Pollmann. CEO and publisher of the German publisher Condé Nast is Moritz von Laffert. In September 2011, also a German version of the successful U.S. technology magazine Wired Condé Nast appeared from the first time, among other things as a side dish of GQ. Meanwhile, this is also sold independently.


The GQ is published monthly in addition to Germany so far in the following 18 countries: Australia (via licensee ), Brazil, China ( via licensee ), France, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Portugal ( on licensees), Romania, Russia, Spain, South Africa (through licensees), South Korea (through licensees), Taiwan, Turkey and the United States.

From the GQ- column Kurt 's trying again by Kurt Molzer was born in 2006, the book Kurt's stories: From the Life of a grandiose womanizer. Kurt Molzer was until mid-2009, chief editor of the magazine Penthouse.

The largest competition of GQ internationally the magazine Esquire dar.

Men of the Year

The GQ honors annually at an evening gala the GQ Men of the Year. Be nominated outstanding personalities from the international and German show and the music business as well as society, sports, culture and fashion.

At the awards ceremony in 2009 at the Munich Haus der Kunst 14 categories were awarded, among others, Sir Bob Geldof ( Lifetime Charity ), Tom Ford (fashion ), Gerard Butler ( film internationally ), Stefan Aust (media) and the band Mando Diao ( Pop music ).

Other winners of the previous years (selection): Dr. Hans -Dietrich Genscher ( Lifetime Achievement / policy), Nicolas Cage (film internationally ), Jürgen Vogel ( film nationally ), Armin Mueller-Stahl ( Lifetime Achievement ), David Garrett (Music ) the German national handball team ( sports) and David Mayer de Rothschild ( commitment ).

Since 2010, the gala evening held in Berlin, in the premises of the Komische Oper Berlin, instead. In previous years, was traditionally the Munich venue. Among the recipients were, for example, Matthias Schweighofer (film National), Bushido (music national ), Michael Schumacher (Sport), Mark Ronson ( style), Hoku Ho ( Woman of the Year 2010) and Annie Lennox ( commitment for their fight against the HI- virus).

2013 singer Anastacia got a special award for their dedication to breast cancer screening and had even just a mastectomy of both breasts after breast cancer diagnosis second behind. During her speech and the speech she got a standing ovation.


The Citroën GQ is a concept vehicle which was created in 2010 on the initiative of the chief editor of GQ.