Kanye West tops GQ poll for Most Stylish Man of 2015
The 38-year-old rapper and fashion designer received a boost from his wife Kim Kardashian and her social media savvy family as he topped the poll for the second year in a row.
Kim, her sisters Khloe and Kourtney and their momager Kris Jenner all urged their millions of followers on Twitter to vote for Kanye.
‘Khloe & I must be blocked because we can’t vote anymore, it kicked us out! LOL #NotFair #KeepVoting,’ Kim, 35, tweeted to her more than 38 million followers on Twitter.
Kanye finished with 520,119 votes while 17-year-old model Lucky Blue Smith finished in second place with 445,073 votes, according to GQ.
‘YOU DID IT GUYS!!!!! KANYE WON!!! THANK YOU FOR VOTING! #GQ,’ Kim tweeted upon learning the results.
Thankful tweet: Kim Kardashian took to Twitter on Tuesday to urge her followers to vote for husband Kanye
The poll started out as a 64-man bracket with Kanye advancing successively past footballer Mario Balotelli, hip-hop superstar Jay-Z, racer Lewis Hamilton and Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington.
Kanye made it to the final four where he passed Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto while Lucky moved ahead of soccer star Robbie Rogers to the finals.
GQ noted that it was a strong style year for Kanye starting with the debut of his Yeezy collaboration with Adidas in February at New York Fashion Week.
His wildly popular Yeezy Boosts sneakers in addition sold out immediately earlier this year upon their release.
Kanye also made fashion statements throughout 2015 with GQ crediting him for elevating the so-called ‘athleisure’ look.
Lucky meanwhile can be seen with Kanye’s sister-in-law Kylie Jenner in a photoshoot in the February edition of ELLE UK.