GQ Presents Top 12 Winners at this Year’s GQ Best Dressed Awards
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The most stylish event on South Africa’s social calendar, GQ’s Best Dressed Awards was held at the Mall of Africa in Waterfall City, on 16 October 2021. Having run for 15 years and counting, the awards ceremony recognised the most stylish people of the year. GQ hosted some of South Africa’s most influential individuals and industry heavy hitters at a uniquely glitzy event.

The winners consisted of five reader-voted winners and the rest selected from a panel of judges consisting of GQ’s editors and past winners.

Explaining what it takes to make the GQ Best Dressed list, GQ Editor-in-Chief Molife Kumona says:

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“It’s all about personal style and how it’s a part of your everyday life, not only for one event or one moment but for someone who lives with style. We are looking for people who didn’t let the pandemic kill their style. Each of the winners chosen have a unique and authentic style, which GQ Best Dressed is all about.” 

– GQ Editor-in-Chief, Molife Kumona

This year’s GQ Best Dressed winners are, and in no specific order:

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Bobo Nadima

DJ LeSoul

Justice Mukheli (also the winner of the Lexus Luxe Award)

Mbulelo Mbiphi

Njabulo Buthelezi

Oscar Fakude

Rich Mnisi

Teboho Caddy Tsotetsi

Teddy Nkonde

Thabo Fransisco Makhafola

Thapelo Mokoena

Tshepo Pitso

GQ South Africa teamed up with proud partners Lexus South Africa, Mall of Africa and Scottish Leader to showcase the country’s most stylish trendsetters right now.

Other proud partners included; The Surtee Group, Hugo Boss, Sorbet Man, Ephymol, Roses and Nono Events.

On this year’s main partnership, Thabo Smouse, Manager of Special Projects & Product Communications at Lexus South Africa says the luxury brand is proud to be associated with the most stylish awards in the calendar.

Event attendees were treated to Scottish Leader’s limited edition couture cocktails whipped up by a liquid alchemist, better known as the Masked Mixologist.

Previous winners of the awards have been rapper Cassper Nyovest, sports star Siya Kolisi, entertainer DJ Tira, and actor Vuyo Dabula among others.

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