The Red Carpet style at the show proved as prestigious as the awards itself.

The Gotham Independent Film Awards is American film awards, presented annually to the makers of independent films at a ceremony in New York City.

This year the awards was hosted by actor and funny man Keegan-Michael Key who made our list for best dressed male stars.

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The event commemorates the first honours of the film awards this season.

Below is our favourite male looks of the evening, because well dressed men deserve to be celebrated.

1. J. Quinton Johnson 

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Actor J. Quinton Johnson attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano

2. Casey Affleck

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Actor and filmmaker Casey Affleck attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano

3. Colman Domingo

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Actor, director and playwright Colman Domingo attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano

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4. Wyatt Russell

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Actor and former professional hockey player Wyatt Russell attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano

5. Keegan-Michael Key

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Actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano

6. Ethan Hawke

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Actor and director Ethan Hawke attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano

7. Ashton Sanders

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Actor Ashton Sanders attends the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. PICTURE: Michael Loccisano