Strutting in style: Highlights from GQ's Best Dressed 2023

By Lindelwa Masuku

The GQ Best Dressed 2023 event at Mea Culpa in Johannesburg was a fashion extravaganza featuring exciting activations, dazzling outfits, and stellar performances. 

Hosted by Nomuzi 'Moozlie' Mabena and Editor-in-Chief Molife Kumona.

GQ Best Dressed Awards 2023 host, Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena, Image by K Paparazzi

The GQ Best Dressed 2023 event was a dazzling spectacle of fashion and entertainment, held at the exquisite Mea Culpa venue in Kew, Johannesburg. 

Editor-in-Chief Molife Kumona hailed it as the biggest yet, thanks to partnerships with Fabiani, Huawei Nova 11 Series, Platoon, Crocs, Lucky Star, Cruz Vodka, BET, Tagged, Brutal Fruit, Origins Gin, and goodie bag partners Bacher and Co, Inga Atelier, Calvin Klein, and English Blazer.

An award-winning luxury digital strategist, fashion blogger, model and social influencer - Kefilwe Mabote won the Best-dressed Woman. Image: K Paparazzi

The night was a blend of exciting activations, stunning photo opportunities, and captivating performances. Hosted by the charismatic Nomuzi 'Moozlie' Mabena, who had three striking outfit changes, and Kumona, the event kicked off with a powerful performance by singer Nobuhle.
GQ Editor-in-Chief Molife Kumona and host Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena with Best Dressed Creative Award winner African Ginger- The award was presented by Crocs (All images by K Paparazzi)

The grand finale featured the GQ July/August 2022 cover star, Sun El Musician. This star-studded soirée celebrated South Africa's most stylish individuals, with 13 distinct categories, including awards voted on by loyal readers, adding an extra layer of excitement to this glamorous evening.

Kim Jayde: Image: K Paparazzi

As the lights dimmed and the cameras flashed, the GQ Best Dressed 2023 event was undoubtedly an unforgettable showcase of style, elegance, and entertainment. 

We share snapshots of the best-dressed men and women who graced this remarkable occasion, leaving a trail of fashion inspiration in their wake.

Robyn Kater. Image: K Paparazzi

Clement Maosa. Image: K Paparazzi

Zethu Gqola. Image: K Paparazzi

Part of the Fabiani Activation at the GQ Best Dressed Awards

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