He’s a man that articulates the issues that many of us struggle to express. He’s received global plaudits for his campaigning to raise awareness for mental health issues. And, next year, he’ll be the first British Muslim in space. Not bad for a 26 year old from Illford, Essex, right?
That’s why – to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week – Topman challenged poet and spoken word artist Hussain Manawer to vocalise what it means to be a man in 2017. To do this, Hussain explored how phrases like ‘man up’ and ‘grow a pair’ can impact male confidence, journeyed back to his old school, and met a Team GB athlete. Watch it now: