Someone who was definitely in front of the door – and at the head of the queue – is tailor and designer Patrick Grant. Charming, intelligent, articulate, immaculately dressed and, damn him, with model good looks and a TV career as judge on The Great British Sewing Bee… if he weren’t also so obviously talented we would probably hate him. And there is no doubting his talents. As the man behind London label E Tautz, he is this year’s winner of the BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund Award, sponsored by Vertu – and with it £150,000 and a bespoke 12-month mentoring programme. Read more at British GQ.