GQ INDIA Announces India’s 50 Best Dressed Men of 2017

Shraddha Kapoor at GQ Best Dressed 2017 - GPN NETWORK

Shraddha Kapoor at GQ Best Dressed 2017 – GPN NETWORK


•The eighth edition of #GQBestDressed, held in association with JIO Digital Life, saw some of the country’s most stylish individuals celebrate their sartorial brilliance

MUMBAI,4 JUNE, 2017 (GPN):  GQ India, the ultimate authority in men’s fashion and lifestyle, hosted the 8th edition of the annual GQ Best Dressed, in association with JIO Digital Life, to celebrate India’s most fashionable men. GQ Best Dressed 2017 is a definitive list featuring 50 sartorial superheroes, who are leading the way to better, bolder style. The event was held yesterday night at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu, in partnership with Volkswagen, RADO, Creyate,Ardmore, and Grover Zampa and saw the country’s most stylish men and women mingle over cocktails and canapés.

The Best Dressed Men of 2017 who also attended the event were Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Arjun Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Tiger Shroff, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Jim Sarbh, Prateik Babbar, Vir Das, KL Rahul, Abhishek Paatni, Dhruv Kapoor, Ishaan Khattar, Karan Jotwani, Samir Kochhar, Kunal Rawal, Gaurav Gupta, Mohit Marwah, Kelvin Cheung and Theron Carmine DeSousa

Power packed with Mumbai’s glitterati, the evening also saw a stellar turnout of celebrities like Shraddha Kapoor, Ali Fazal, Radhika Apte, Kunal Kapoor, Sooraj Pancholi, Shruti Haasan, Rahul Bose, Purab Kohli, Richa Chadda, Angad Bedi, Karan Singh Grover, Yami Gautam, Sayani Gupta, Vicky Kaushal, Adah Sharma, Siddhanth Kapoor, Kartik Aryaan, Saiyami Kher, Swara Bhaskar, Mandira Bedi, Rohit Roy, Arjun Bajwa, Shamita Shetty, Anushka Manchanda, Akshay Oberoi, Sanya Malhotra, Saqib Saleem, Upen Patel, Harshavardhan Rane, Prachi Desai, Rhea Chakraborty, Nidhi Subbaiah, Kim Sharma, Sonal Chauhan and Vivan Bhatena, amongst others.

Each year, GQ India celebrates the Best Dressed men in India through a special feature in the June issue as well as this celebratory event. The 2017 list has been segregated in 3 categories – Digital Dons who break the internet for their sartorial choices; New Guard who are the coolest menswear enthusiasts on the GQ radar, and GQ Says, a list of individuals who truly understand the power of presentation.

>Commenting on the occasion, Che Kurrien, Editor, GQ India, said, “GQ’s 50 Best Dressed men is a congregation of India’s most stylish men from a broad range of professions and backgrounds, who intuitively grasp the power of style and know how to harness it to the maximum.”

JIO Digital Life, on associating with GQ Best Dressed 2017, said, “Jio has been at the forefront of presenting rich experiences to the Indian audiences at several industry leading events ranging from sports tournaments to beauty pageants to entertainment and lifestyle extravaganzas. The association with ‘GQ India’s 50 Best Dressed 2017’ is yet another initiative by Jio to create engaging and memorable moments for the audience and showcase Jio Digital Life to the congregation of India’s style icons.”

Kamal Basu, Head – Marketing & PR, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, said,  “We are delighted to collaborate with GQ for India’s 50 Best Dressed of 2017, we believe this platform is a reflection of the Indian fashion space for men today. Over the years, Volkswagen has built a strong portfolio of products that exudes superior style with timeless design elements and the recently launched, Volkswagen Tiguan exhibits elegance and distinctive style, which fits in perfectly with the essence of this fabulously curated extravaganza.”

Mathias Breschan, CEO of Rado, said, “Rado is a pioneering brand known for creating watches of everlasting beauty. We are thrilled to partner with GQ Best Dressed for the third year in a row and have this platform that allows us to personally connect with watch lovers.  We are pleased to further strengthen our partnership this year and launch our new HyperChrome 1616 family, which is our modern day interpretation of a retro Rado collection. In the international fashion space, retro revival is a growing movement and we are happy to be part of it. We hope people in India will love this new collection.”

Tejinder Singh, COO, Arvind Internet said, “We believe ‘perfection is personal’ and delivering perfect looks on bodies is best done through smart aid of technology. CREYATE with custom-clothing in its ethos, empowers men to craft a product as unique in style & fit as one’s DNA, on our 3D customization engine. We are proud partner with GQ to co-host the GQ Best Dressed event 2017 as we want to celebrate fashion & style which is personal & unique to every individual. At the event, we are opening up our tech-driven installation for the most stylish gentlemen of India to experience customization at their fingertips with CREYATE.”

Pavithran Nambiar, General Manager, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu said, “We are pleased and excited to host one of the most stylish and trend setting events in the country. The evening showcases some spectacular and inspiring style icons being recognized by GQ. We have made special efforts to cater to the guests at the GQ Best Dressed event and hope they enjoy our hospitality.”

GQ India’s list of Best Dressed of 2017, enumerated below in an alphabetical order:

Digital Dons

  1. Anil Kapoor
  2. Arjun Kapoor
  3. Ayushmann Khurrana
  4. Badshah
  5. Diljit Dosanjh
  6. Gaurav Gupta
  7. Imran Khan
  8. Karan Johar
  9. Manish Malhotra
  10. Ranveer Singh
  11. Shahid Kapoor
  12. Sidharth Malhotra
  13. Sushant Singh Rajput
  14. Tiger Shroff
  15. Varun Dhawan
  16. Virat Kohli

GQ Says

  1. AD Singh
  2. Anand Ahuja
  3. Dino Morea
  4. Gautam Seth & Prateek Jain
  5. Jackie Shroff
  6. Jim Sarbh
  7. Kelvin Cheung
  8. Kunal Rawal
  9. Mohit Marwah
  10. Prateik Babbar
  11. Rahul Khanna
  12. Ranbir Kapoor
  13. Sahil Aneja
  14. Sunil Sethi
  15. Theron Carmine DeSousa
  16. Vir Das

New Guard

  1. Abhishek Paatni
  2. Amit Sadh
  3. Armaan Ralhan
  4. Ayan Mukerji
  5. Dhruv Kapoor
  6. Gaurav Khanijo
  7. Harshvardhan Kapoor
  8. Ishaan Khattar
  9. Karan Jotwani
  10. KL Rahul
  11. Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh
  12. Nischay Parekh & Jivraj Singh
  13. Pranav Mishra
  14. Ram Charan
  15. Rid Burman
  16. Samir Kochhar

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Speaking about GQ India: Launched in 2008, GQ India, a market leader in men’s luxury lifestyle, is the affluent Indian man’s guide to the good life, offering international and fresh perspectives on fashion, luxury, fitness, travel, cars, watches and much more. GQ India also hosts some of the most flamboyant, classy and spoken-about events throughout the year like GQ Men Of The Year, Van Heusen + GQ Fashion Nights, GQ Best Dressed Men, GQ 50 Most Influential Young Indians, GQ Gentlemen’s Club, GQ Bar Nights, amongst others.

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