Nigerian Male Model, Victor Kwen Akomaye is the cover star for Gentlemen Quarterly Style (GQ) South Africa.
On the cover, Kwen or mannikwen as he is addressed on his Instagram page wears a black blazer with a white shirt with a shawl on his shoulder, a nod to SA traditional wear complete with glasses and his trademark square haircut.
Kwen is signed to Twenty model management in South Africa is quite popular and a well-known face among young and established fashion designers(runways and look books) in Nigeria and of course South Africa for his strong chiseled looks and chameleon like poses – has the ability to morph into anything required.
In this issue of GQ Style (SA) besides the cover, Kwen is seen in a series of images wearing denim and displaying his usual straight face in killer poses.
Also featured in the GQ (SA) Style Volume 9, is rave of the moment, another Nigerian, Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor, John Boyega. Boyega is styled wearing a black hat, black blazer and has a printed scarf around his neck.
Looking every inch a star.
Here’s a sneak peek of the issue below;
Photography by Neil Kirk
Creative Director Jason Alexander Basson
Stylist Nicky Van Eck Zolezi
Videographer Tyron Marshall
Fashion Assistants Boipelo Chababa, Sasha Mahlalela
Groomer Mary Gouveia
Models Ephy, Kwen, Samuel at Twenty Model Management