With all however a variety of purple carpet events within the books—the 12 months’s awards gained, and its movies premiered, and its courtside seats stuffed—it’s time to part again and simply take stock. That’s appropriate: it’s time for GQ’s guests to vote for his or her most elegant male of the 12 months.

And what a 12 months it was! Quickly after a calendar 12 months wherein a number of individuals didn’t therapy to put on an amazing deal previous sweatpants, personalised design and elegance was again in a big means in 2021. If the Best Suits of the Calendar 12 months didn’t make it distinct ample, the occasions and events and shindigs at which important dressing thrives returned—and so did the outfits. However there can solely be one specific Most Elegant Particular person of the 12 months. So allow us to get to it.

Now we have assembled 16 of the planet’s flyest dressers, all of whom reminded us of the fun of dressing completely over the previous 12 months. (Harry Varieties, remaining 12 months’s winner, will get the calendar 12 months off.) Collectively, they exemplify that grand spectrum that menswear has transform. However solely one in all them may be the Most Elegant Gentleman of the Yr, as chosen by you. You’ll be able to learn via additional about every of them beneath.

Voting kicks off today at noon, Japanese time, on GQ’s Instagram spherical an individual operates for twenty-four a number of hours. Which suggests we’ll have our winner on Friday. Head to IG to place in your votes, and make optimistic to verify again once more nearly each working day to find out who’s acquired and who’s been eradicated. Might essentially the most elegant male win.

Timothée Chalamet

Chalamet was occupied this 12 months, spending a superior chunk of it on the freeway promoting and advertising and marketing Dune and Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch. And remaining 12 months’s second-location Most Trendy finisher was quick paced exhibiting that he’d upped his recreation, with a run of upcoming-amount tailoring that dominated crimson carpets. He’s a contender to be reckoned with.