Meet the MB Night Stars
Mercedes-Benz, in partnership with Esquire and Hugo Boss, ran the second of their MB Night Stars evenings at Grosvenor House, Dubai on April 7. Nightlife lovers had their pictures taken outside the fashionable club by a professional photographer in the sleek company of a of a Mercedes-Benz dream car.
The series is running every weekend throughout April. Mercedes-Benz Esquire, and Hugo Boss are selecting one Night Star of the Week. An overall winner from the series will also feature in this year’s Esquire Best Dressed list, out on June 1st.
You can join the conversation on social media using hashtag #MBNightStars, but first read on to find out more about the winner of week two, Werner Blum. Here, the 34-year-old South African sales manager gives us his style secrets:
What’s your favourite wardrobe item and why?
My custom suit. It fits so well and will be timeless if I keep my physique!
How would you describe your style?
Simplistic statement garments
How does your personality reflect your style?
Comfortable confidence and keep it simple but true to yourself at all times.
What’s the best style advice you can give our readers?
Find your base style and build on that. Don’t be afraid to adapt newness to fit in with your look.
What’s the best style advice you’ve even been given?
Know a good tailor at all times.
How has your style changed as you’ve got older?
Less boldness and more statement garments complimenting each other - i.e., shirt, jean or good shoes.
Does your style change when you travel?
I go with the smart/casual look when travelling abroad and then adopt the local fashion to fit in with my style.
What three wardrobe items can you not live with you?
Good jeans, good underwear and a V-neck t-shirt.
Who’s your style icon?
Tom Ford makes looking good and staying on-trend so effortless.
What is your favourite outfit?
Formal shoes, fitted jeans, shirt and evening jacket. The world is yours and you go where you want.
The venues for the rest of April are:
• April 14: Pearls & Caviar, Shangri-La Hotel, Abu Dhabi
• April 15: 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
• April 28, 29, 30: White, Meydan, Dubai