Having started his career working on titles such as i-D, British GQ and Arena, James Sleaford became the first fashion director of French GQ in March 2008 and stayed there for nine years helping to shape men’s fashion in France. His modern approach to menswear mixes tailoring with streetwear, original casting and photography to create seductive imagery.

London-based James is currently contributing to 10 Men, Re-Edition, Hero, Behind the Blinds, Ansinth, Man About Town, Esquire and Mr Porter.