Dylan Jones Confirms Attendance At GTBank Fashion Weekend

Dylan Jones

GTBank PLC, organisers of the GTBank Fashion Weekend has announced that Dylan Jones will be attending the fashion extravaganza speaking on the global fashion trends.

In a statement released by GTBank PLC, the company described Dylan Jones as “An illustrious veteran of lifestyle journalism, Dylan Jones has seen it all in the world of fashion and style, having been involved with lifestyle magazines for three decades”.

Since 1999, Dylan has led GQ to over 30 awards while winning nearly a dozen personal awards in the process, including being appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2013 by the Queen of England.

On the 12th and 13th of November 2016, Dylan Jones will be at the GTBank Fashion Weekend to share his rich insights on the global trends shaping fashion and style.

According to his Wikipedia page, Dylan Jones OBE is a British journalist and author who has served as editor of the UK version of men’s fashion and lifestyle magazine GQ since 1999.

In 1999, Jones moved to Condé Nast and took over GQ. He is credited with bringing in a roster of high quality writers including Dominic Lawson, Will Self, A.A. Gill, Ed Victor and Tom Wolfe, as well as taking the magazine in a more political direction. He notably hired Boris Johnson as the magazine’s car correspondent. GQ was also the first magazine to feature David Cameron on its cover, soon after he became leader of the Conservative Party.

Since joining GQ, the magazine has won 34 awards. Having won the BSME Men’s Editor of the Year Award six times during his tenure at GQ, Jones was also recognised for the Brand Building Initiative of the Year 2007 for the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards. At the BSME Awards 2012 Dylan Jones received the Mark Boxer Award for lifetime achievement honouring him not only for his work on GQ but for his entire career in journalism.

Jones was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to the publishing and British fashion industries.

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