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See Stylish Looks From The 2019 GQ Men Of The Year Awards In South Africa

See Stylish Looks From The 2019 GQ Men Of The Year Awards In South Africa


For the first time in South Africa, the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2019 in association with Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège held at the Houghton Hotel in Gauteng on Sunday night.

The GQ Men of The Year Awards holds with the aim of celebrating people who have made a considerable mark in their respective fields. For 2019, the event also served the purpose of marking GQ’s 20 years in South Africa. The GQ Men of the Year Awards ceremony honours people (of both genders) who shape South Africa’s cultural landscape.

For 2019, GQ released three covers which was photographed by Aart Verrips. The cover features Nasty C, Musician of the YearDr John Kani, who took home the Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Lifetime Achievement Award and Tristan Du Plessis, who was named the Designer of the year at the event.

According to GQ’s first African editor, Nkosiyati Khumalo,

“South Africans habitually dominate every field they touch. With that in mind, we thought the time was right to create a new celebration, right here at home, to honour the achievements of the men and women who define our culture today and who propel us forward.”

The other covers…



Check out stylish guest looks + the winners’ list

Uyanda Mbuli
Asanda Sizani
 Schelaine Julia Bennett
Tsholofelo Matshaba
Sisanda Henna
Centre: Tsholofelo Matshaba, Right: Ephraim Molingoana


Nasty C
Simphiwe Majola



Thebe Magugu and Asanda Sizani
Dr Kani and Kgomotso Christopher
Lungstar and Sipho “CGA” Masebe
Vusi Thembekwayo and Sisanda Henna

Other winners of the night are:

Breakout Star of the Year: Thebe Magugu

Athlete of the Year: Thembinkosi Lorch

Humanitarian of the Year: Craig Wilkinson

Influencer of the Year: Brent Lindeque of Good Things Guy

Woman of the Year: Lady Skollie

Business Leader of the Year: Vusi Thembekwayo

Icon of the Year: Siya Kolisi

Editor’s Special Award: Dr Mashudu Tshifularo

Photo credit:, Instagram | As captioned

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