News ArticleSouth Africa’s Top 10 Best Dressed Men Revealed at GQ’s Best Dressed Awards 2019 #GQBD19
The 10 most stylish gentlemen in South Africa were unveiled at GQ’s Best Dressed 2019 awards, held
at Mall of Africa in Waterfall City, on 21 September 2019. The glitzy celebration, attended by 200 A-list
celebrities and special guests, was hosted by GQ Editor-in-Chief Nkosiyati Khumalo, and comedian, actor and
MC, Donovan Goliath.
The top 10 winners were selected by a judging panel including GQ's editors, winners from previous years and
respected figures from a diverse range of industries.
GQ Editor-in-Chief Nkosiyati Khumalo shed light on what it takes to be part of the distinguished group of
winners: “This year we decided to leaning fully into the cutting edge, bold, fashion-forward style that South
Africans do so very well. Men’s style has become so much more playful, and there’s no longer one item or
mode of dressing that defines it. For 2019, we’re celebrating style that screams individuality, incorporating
everything from streetwear to traditional wear, and everything in between. ’Style’ comes in every shape, colour
and fabrication, and that’s what this year’s group of top 10 winners reflects.”
The ten winners of GQ Best Dressed 2019, in no particular order, are:
• Deji Dada, photographer, editor, media strategist
• DJ Tira, musician, producer, record label founder
• Kat Sinivasan, E! Entertainment presenter
• Tshego ‘Wolf’ Koke, musician
• Jake Michael Singer, artist, sculptor
• Gemaen Taylor, TV presenter
• Kwesta, musician
• Doni Del Sal, Head of Product & Buying, Edgars
• Nicolas van Graan, model
• Daniel Sher, fashion designer
GQ Best Dressed Men of the Year 2019 is produced in partnership with HAIG CLUB, Lexus South Africa and
Mall of Africa.
About GQ's Best Dressed 2019
GQ's Best Dressed 2019 celebrates South Africa's most stylish men Winners are selected by a panel of
judges including GQ's editors and past winners, and select members of the fashion industry.
The annual event coincides with the launch of the October 2019 issue of GQ (on sale 23 September), where
interviews of the Top 10 appear, and the rollout of style diaries and extended interviews with the Top 10
winners, and the culmination of the GQ x Brut Best Dressed Reader Search, across GQ's digital platforms.
GQ's Best Dressed 2019 is produced in association with HAIG CLUB, Lexus South Africa, and the Mall of