Esquire Man At His Best Awards 2017
The seventh Esquire Man At His Best Awards will go down in the books as arguably the one of the best one yet. Taking place in Dubai on December 7, 2017, the annual event celebrated the outstanding achievements of both men and women across the Middle East over the past year.
So what exactly IS the Man at His Best Awards? Let editor-in-chief Matthew Baxter-Priest explain... #MaHBAwards #EsquireMEPosted by المحترم الشرق الأوسط on Thursday, 7 December 2017
Hosted in the spectacular Fort Island venue at the Madinat Jumeirah, the open-air gala dinner was a true spectacle to behold as a uniformly glamorous array of invite-only guests were welcomed to rub shoulders with a multitude of stars from film, fashion, sport, business and the arts.
The #MaHBAwards are in full swing. We're chatting with guests along the red carpet. #EsquireMiddleEastPosted by المحترم الشرق الأوسط on Thursday, 7 December 2017
An opening speech from new Editor-in-Chief Matthew Baxter-Priest followed a fantastic performance by the always fantastic Layla Kardan and her band. After a rousing opening, hosting duties were handed over to the impeccable master-of-ceremonies Gari Deegan, who surprised guests with a note-perfect rendition of Dean Martin's "Ain't that a kick in the head", before starting proceedings.
Time to check in with Esquire Middle East's Fashion Editor, Daniel Higgins at the #MaHBAwards #EsquireMEPosted by المحترم الشرق الأوسط on Thursday, 7 December 2017
The 400-strong crowd of the region’s who’s who sat down to a lavish dinner, before the presentation of 15 awards ranging from Musician of the Year (Qusai) and Woman We Love (Tayana Taylor) to the Humanitarian Award (Sacha Jafri) and culminating in the recognition of Esquire’s Man of the Year, Stranger Things' David Harbour.
Congratulations to our Man of the Year, Mr David Harbour #MaHBAwards #EsquireMEPosted by المحترم الشرق الأوسط on Thursday, 7 December 2017
Afterwards, guest were launched into the official after-party by a barnstorming performance from rapper Serious Klein and DJ Adam Graca, before eventually being ushered to the exit in the very early hours…
And that's a wrap on the #EsquireME Man at His Best Awards! Let's check back in with editor-in-chief Matthew Priest to see how the #MaHBAwards wentPosted by المحترم الشرق الأوسط on Thursday, 7 December 2017
The night was a roaring success, and many thanks are due to the efforts of the event’s sponsors: Volvo, Chivas, The Art of Shaving and Plan B.