May 31, 2016:
Tom Hiddleston was the cover star for the June 2016 issue of Esquire UK. Tom was photographed by Eric Ray Davidson in LA - this was also the first collaboration between Tom and his stylist Ilaria Urbinati. Esquire UK subscribers received a special Wet Hiddles cover edition of the magazine.
Burberry Merino Wool Polo Shirt ($450) and Burberry Mohair Wool Trousers ($395).
Pale tan silk suit, £3,330: pale tan silk dress shirt, £455, both by Ralph Lauren Purple Label
Navy wool-mohair suit, £995; silk poplin shirt, £250, turquoise silk tie, £115, all by Burberry, brown leather Oxford shoes, £695, Louboutin.
Cream silk dress shirt, £455; brown silk tie, £140; brown silk trousers (part of suit, £3,330, all by Ralph Lauren Purple Label
some additional behind the scenes/unreleased images from the photoshoot:
Accompanying the photoshoot is an interview by Sanjiv Bhattacharaya. As with most profile pieces, the majority is just giving background on Tom's roles and how he got his start in the industry. Tom talks about his preparation for I Saw the Light, Kong: Skull Island, The Night Manager, and High-Rise - going so far to view an autopsy.
My favorite Tom quote from the piece: “I believe that nothing is certain and fixed, so you have to make the best efforts to treasure things, and not fall into the trap of letting things be destroyed. Because they can be.”
Several of Tom's co-stars also offered quotes: