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GQ South Africa February 2019

GQ South Africa is the first and last word on men's style. With access to some of the world's top photographers and writers, GQ offers professional men content that is entertaining and enlightening. Whether it's fashion, tech, business, Hollywood or investigative journalism, GQ covers it all with intelligence and imagination.

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Conde Nast Independent Magazines Pty Ltd
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11 Issues


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galaxy quest

ONE OF MY FAVOURITE NOVELS OF ALL TIME is Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a delightful blend of sci-fi and snarky humour which follows the misadventures of earth’s last surviving man, Arthur Dent, after Earth is demolished to make way for, of all things, an interplanetary highway bypass. Thanks, Khaliques, for this timeless tux! Head to page 34 for more red-carpet style as seen at GQ’s Best Dressed Men of the Year Awards 2018. While onboard a spaceship, Arthur seeks out any form of comfort and familiarity he can find – first in a cup of tea. In his search, he comes across the Nutrimatic Drinks Dispenser, a sophisticated machine which scans the user’s tastebuds and organic makeup to create a beverage…

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GRANT SHUB WRITERWith a degree in English and media studies from UCT, Grant Shub has contributed to GQ since 2010 and holds a passion for all things sports. This month, Shub sits down with Proteas fast bowling sensation Kagiso Rabada, to discuss being a better man, honing his sense of style and chasing 2019 World Cup glory. ARTHUR MUKHARI SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERA a passionate marketer and a full time Instagram stalker, Arthur first fell in love with magazines in second year at res, where he was introduced to all the finer things in life. A Joburger by heart, he’s fully immersed himself in everything Cape Town has to offer. One day he hopes to write a book about the ever-changing world of social media. (PHOTOGRAPH BY…

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the hit list

The read Do your New Year’s resolutions include reading more local fiction? Then Red Dog by Willem Anker should go to the top of your list. This award-winning novel tells the story of Coenraad de Buys, the most dangerous man around the Cape in the late 1700s. A legend, polygamist and swindler, De Buys roamed the land with his pack of dogs, drawing a band of outcast and renegades around him. Red Dog by Willem Anker (Kwela, R320) The spot Attention lovers of French cuisine: Sea Point bistro Coco Safar is celebrating the return of luxury dining this summer with a menu of Gallic dishes with a South African twist. From West Coast mussels in a light butter-and-chive sauce, to rooibos mousse with orange-jam ice cream, diners…

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STYLE Up-to-the minute fashion and  runway news, daily style upgrades and more exclusive behind-the-scenes action CULTURE The latest developments in the entertainment, business, food, fitness and tech industries WOMAN Get to know the models and celebrities heating up your Instagram PHOTOGRAPHS BYNIQUITA BENTO, GHISLAINE MUTOMBO ■…

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