Ape to Gentleman are continuously on the look-out for the sartorially astute, so imagine our delight on hearing that, starting today, the nationwide search for Britain’s Best Dressed Real man had commenced. Magnificent.

Rest assured this visual census to find Britain’s Best Dressed Man is in good hands, namely, the menswear experts at my-wardrobe.com combined with the sartorial excellence of the Esquire Fashion Team. The winner (and two runners-up) will be chosen by a panel of experts and celebrities including designer Sir Paul Smith, actor Matt Smith the editor of Esquire Alex Bilmes, supermodel Lily Donaldson and my-wardrobe’s buying director Luisa de Paula.

Just in case the title of being crowned ‘The Best Dressed Real Man in Britain’ isn’t enough, here is what else you win:

  • £20,000 of my-wardrobe.com’s menswear
  •  3 premium Longines watches (1 for the winner, 2 for runner ups)
  • A bespoke Niven & Joshua men’s grooming hamper comprised of £1000 of Baxter of California products
  • A night in the ultra luxe hotel The May Fair, London

To enter this competition send a full-length picture of yourself, along with your name, age, profession, contact details and a summary of your personal style to [email protected] or post it to:

Esquire’s Best Dressed Man
72 Broadwick Street

Alternatively you can head down to one of the scouting events to see the team in person on the following dates (exact locations to be confirmed):

11th May 2011 Liverpool
12th May 2011 Manchester
18th May 2011 Edinburgh
19th May 2011 Glasgow
25th May 2011 London

The winner of the coveted title and expansive fashion & grooming prize will be announced, at an elegant soiree on September 2011.

Win this one Gentlemen and the bragging rights are well and truly yours…