After success for Ape to Gentleman at the 2011 P&G (Procter & Gamble) Beauty & Grooming Awards (now in their 8th year) – we are delighted to have been honoured again. In an illustrious line up of national magazines, blogs, online magazines; noted for their talent and creativity within the beauty and grooming industry, Ape to Gentleman won Best Online Magazine Blog: Grooming. The awards were held virtually for the first time and were hosted by DJ Jo Whiley.


  • Maggie Alderson (Ex-editor of Elle, ES Magazine and best selling author).
  • Quentin Jones (film maker and illustrator).
  • Jeremy Langmead (editor-in-chief of Mr Porter).
  • Robert de Niet (graphic designer, typographer and art director).
  • Tasmina Perry (former magazine editor and best-selling author).
  • Juliet Warkentin (co-founder and chief creative officer of Stylistpick).


  • Best Online Magazine Blog: Grooming – Ape to Gentleman
  • Best Online Magazine Blog: Beauty –
  • Best Visuals Award: Grooming – Adrian Clark, Shortlist Mode
  • Best Visuals Award: Beauty – Lauren Murdoch-Smith, Grazia
  • Best Layout Award: Beauty or Grooming – Samantha Flowers, Stylist
  • Best Journalism Award: Grooming – Hugo Rifkind, Tatler
  • Best Journalism Award: Beauty – Sophie Qureshi, Company
  • Best Journalism Award: Beauty or Grooming – Scarlett Curtis, Tatler
  • Best Indie Blog: Grooming – Ahmed Zambarakji, The Exfoliator
  • Best Indie Blog: Beauty – Muslimah Beauty