Meet the MB Night Stars
Mercedes-Benz, in partnership with Esquire and Hugo Boss, ran the fifth of their MB Night Stars evenings at Grosvenor House, Dubai, on April 21. 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 five, Alexander Duru. Here, the 35-year-old Swedish sales associate and model gives us his style secrets:
What item can you not live without?
A black and golden embroidered blazer from Balmain
Describe your style
My style is very different and varies every day depending on my mood and sense.
What does your style say about you?
I think my style says a lot about who I am. It reflects my interests and also my soul. I'm a person with a high luxury passion, such as for fashion and travel. In my work I meet people from all over the world who inspire me to try different fashion styles and motivate me to be brave and try to experiment with clothes and fabrics.
What’s your style advice?
Be yourself, never let anyone dull your sparkle! Dare to try new things and always wear whatever you feel like you want to wear.
How does your style change when you travel?
I definitely feel like my style changes every time I reach Dubai. The people here are so fashionable and always seems to hook up with latest trends. This makes me want to try more updates but also makes me feel very comfortable in being who I want to be in my clothing.
What three things can you not live without?
My Oud Immortel fragrance from Byredo, my Dior sunglasses and my Balmain sneakers.
Who is your biggest influence?
My biggest inspiration in modern times is Olivier Rousteing, designer and creative director of Balmain Paris. He is a very brave young man whose designs are a piece of art. Every stitch and every fabric he chooses involves luxury, class and style, which also says a lot about my own style.
Finally, your favourite outfit
My favourite outfit is classy chic, but with that said I mean being elegant and smart at the same time. Mixing different pieces into becoming a fully matched outfit.
The venues for the rest of April are:
• April 28, 29, 30: White, Meydan, Dubai