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New York, N.Y.—GQ associate editor Mark Anthony Green has been appointed GQ Style Guy, it was announced today by editor-in-chief Jim Nelson. The popular “Style Guy” fashion-advice column will be refashioned for the social-media age.

“I’m thrilled Mark Anthony Green is our new Style Guy, and look forward to the digital savvy he’ll bring to the role,” Nelson says. “We’ve seen a change in the way men interact with style, they’re becoming more daring, they want to try new things, and they want to try them now. Just ask our web team how popular searches like ‘can I wear a man bun,’ and ‘Ryan Gosling’s style’ have become (answer: VERY!). Mark Anthony is the guy to help you navigate all that, from the small lapel-pin-level details to the biggest investment piece queries, he’s got you covered.”

Green takes over for longtime style icon Glenn O’Brien, who penned the column for just over a decade and a half. Green will bring a social media spin to the Style Guy, hosting twitter Q&A’s and posting Snapchat how-to’s, in addition to answering questions on in between issues. “I’m not here to enforce the style rules of our grandfathers, nor to hype every fad,” writes Green in his inaugural column in GQ’s September issue. “Like, you, I’m just here to figure out how a man can look good now.” Green has been with the magazine for four years, and previously worked under menswear maestro Sid Mashburn in Atlanta.

Read the new GQ Style Guy column here, and be sure to check out his first live Twitter Q&A on @GQFashion 12-2PM EST Thursday August 20. 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015