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Stylish Man Of The Year .@KanyeWest by GQ

 

Yeezy pulls off a repeat victory as your votes push the rapper ahead of model Lucky Blue Smith in the final round...

 

We called it a showdown of West-obsessed hypebeasts versus model-loving tweens, but there's one thing we didn't count on: the almighty power of the Kardashian social media complex. Yes, Kanye and LBS's fan bases came out—big time—to support their respective style gods (really, that's how they wound up in the finals), but in the final moments of this year's showdown, tweets from Kim,KourtneyKhloe, and even Kris Jenner spiked the number of votes cast in West's direction. And in the end, there were a lot of votes; nearly one million cast in twenty-four hours. The final tally: 520,119 votes for Kanye, 445,073 for Lucky Blue.

West claims the Most Stylish Man title for the second year in a row, which makes sense—if there was ever a year dominated Kanye's personal style, it was 2015. From the debut of his Yeezy label at New York Fashion Week back in February to the rollout of Yeezy Boosts throughout the year that instantly sold out, West had a dominant hand in defining how men wanted to look in 2015. His elevated, athletic-inspired aesthetic is part of the reason the athleisure look hit critical mass this year (even landing the word in the dictionary). Plus, West's own wardrobe is studied, tracked, and blogged about with an amount of fervor usually reserved for female stars (like the rapper/designer's own headline-grabbing wife). From Haider Ackermann velvet bomber jackets to Balmain blazers, ripped Acne jeans to his beloved Bottega Veneta Chelsea boots, every piece West wears sparks a discussion on the current state of menswear (and, we assume, launches a million Google searches). And in a year where West didn't release a new album, or any new music to the masses, really, it's no small feat that the style-minded man stayed at the center of our radars—and obviously yours—all year long.

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