This September, the 22nd annual GQ Men of the Year Awards will take place in London, celebrating the men who have shaped entertainment, style and sport over the past year. The event, held in association with HUGO BOSS, is always a highlight thanks to the many stars in attendance and their impeccable outfits. An evening event such as this is the perfect opportunity to wear a . And while the classic black tuxedo will always be a sophisticated choice, the GQ Men of the Year Awards is the place to witness how the codes of men's eveningwear are evolving. From wearing a sweater instead of a shirt, to switching out patent leather shoes for sneakers, the changes witnessed on the red carpet show how the old rules of after-dark dressing no longer apply. We caught up with British GQ's Style and Grooming Director, Teo van den Broeke, to get some styling inspiration and outfit ideas ahead of the event.
Ahead of the big event, British GQ’s Style and Grooming Director, Teo van den Broeke, selects some of his favourite evening looks from our collection
The tuxedo itself will always be the focal point of any evening outfit, but the rest of your look should be put together with just as much care. From wing-collar shirts to silk bow ties and patent-leather shoes, your accessories will make all the difference to your outfit. Every detail should be considered, from the style of watch to the fragrance you select. Discover BOSS evening accessories below.
Teo Van Den Broeke
British GQ Style and Grooming Director