"It is clear that GC has established itself as a leading voice in promoting the culture of man of class in Malaysia, and has the potential to shape and influence cultural norms and attitudes around masculinity and personal presentation"

ChatGPT (March 2023)

About GC Magazine

Founded in 2018, Gentleman's Code Magazine (GC) is a platform focused on men's lifestyle, style, grooming, etiquette, health, travel, and culture. It is geared towards sophisticated, modern men who value style, substance, and refinement.

GC's goal is to inspire and guide men towards living a fulfilling and successful life, both personally and professionally. GC features articles and interviews with experts and influencers in various fields, along with product reviews, style advice, travel recommendations, and more.

In addition to its digital edition, GC also hosts events and experiences, such as black-tie, networking opportunities, and travel excursions, that offer readers the chance to connect with like-minded individuals.

Overall, GC aims to provide a trusted and comprehensive resource for men who aspire to live a life of excellence and distinction. Whether you're looking for fashion advice, travel inspiration, or tips on how to live your best life, GC has something for you.


  1. Ranked at #10 World's Best Men's Magazines & Publications in 2023 by Feedspot

  2. Ranked at #1 website for Malaysia Men with Class by Google

  3. STYLO Gentlemen Style of the Year 2019 by Malaysian Fashion Week

GC's Leaders

Bon Zainal (Co-Founder)

Born in Terengganu, Styled in California, Dressing up Malaysia; aptly describes Bon Zainal Harun. Upon graduating from the School of Fashion & Merchandising in Los Angeles, United States, Bon Zainal Harun started his career in LA before returning home.

Among the organizations he has worked for were Ralph Lauren Boutique in Beverly Hills and Gary’s Tux in Studio City, California. In Malaysia, Bon then joined Spark Manshop where he honed his skills further in the business of menswear custom tailoring and retailing. He then embarked on his own entrepreneurship journey by first setting up Image Consultancy in 1996 and later on Bon Fashion Legacy Sdn Bhd in 2000. He has dressed many Heads of States, Organisation Leaders, Ministers and CEOs earning him the crown of Malaysia’s King of Menswear.

With over two decades of experience in the industry, Bon Zainal has many accolades and awards under his belt, which include the Mercedes-Benz STYLO Fashion Awards 'Designer of the Year 2014' and the Mercedes-Benz STYLO Fashion Awards 'Best Designer Showcase 2015,' hosted by MATRADE.

He is also a highly acclaimed grooming consultant and has given talks, seminars and lectures to colleges, universities, and other private organisations.

YM Raja Izz (Co-Founder)

Raja attended Bukit Bintang Boys' Secondary School, Putra Business School (MBA) and recently completed Strategy Certificate program from Harvard Business School Online, a pursuit that presumably prepares one for a strategist career at large corporation.

To support the realization to elevate gentlemen culture in Malaysia, Raja co-founded Gentleman's Code (GC) in 2018, a digital publication dedicated to recapture the codes of classy man: elegance, cultured, and sophisticated.

Through GC, Raja has brought Malaysia to the pinnacle of men's digital publication. In March 2023, Feedspot panelists ranked GC at #10 World's Best Men's Magazines & Publications, putting GC as the only Asian representative among the world's most influential men's journalism such as GQ and Men's Health Magazine.

Collaboration / Advertising Enquirers

Do you wish to collaborate / advertise with Gentleman's Code Magazine? We are always interested in collaborating with brands that matches our values; classy, timeless, elegant. 

Editorial / Event Invitation / Article Contribution: editor@gentlemanscodes.com

Advertising: nuunaa@gentlemanscodes.com

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