This week history was made when the 2017 HOMBRE Men of The Year Awards presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilege honored Latinos at the top of their fields, working to uplift our communities.

Honoree Aaron Sanchez, Publisher and Editorial Director of HOMBRE Magazine Francisco Romeo, Honorees Johnny Falcones, Rodrigo Flores-Roux, Eduardo Vilaro and Carlos Campos attend the inaugural 'HOMBRE 2017 Men of the Year Awards' presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège in New York City on Monday, November 13, 2017. The awards celebrate Latino men making significant contributions in the United States as masters at their craft.

Honoree Aaron Sanchez, Publisher and Editorial Director of HOMBRE Magazine Francisco Romeo, Honorees Johnny Falcones, Rodrigo Flores-Roux, Eduardo Vilaro and Carlos Campos attend the inaugural ‘HOMBRE 2017 Men of the Year Awards’ presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège in New York City on Monday, November 13, 2017. The awards celebrate Latino men making significant contributions in the United States as masters at their craft.

Among this years inductees are ‘MasterChef’ judge Aarón Sánchez, recognized as Chef & Restaurateur of the Year, Boxing Champion and Hennessy Brand Ambassador Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez was recognized as Athlete of the Year, CFDA fashion designer Carlos Campos is Designer of the Year, Ballet Hispanico Artistic Director/CEO Eduardo Vilaro is the Arts & Culture Trailblazer of the Year, Businessman and CEO of Viva Entertainment Group Johnny Falcones is the Technology Innovator of the Year, and Giuvadan VP Rodrigo Flores-Roux is the Fragrance & Grooming Pioneer of the Year.

Fashion designer John Varvatos presents award to Rodrigo Florez-Roux at the 'HOMBRE 2017 Men of the Year Awards' presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège

Fashion designer John Varvatos presents award to Rodrigo Florez-Roux at the ‘HOMBRE 2017 Men of the Year Awards’ presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège

Rodrigo Flores-Roux

Honoree Rodrigo Flores-Roux

Honorees were awarded with a crystal award in the shape of a flame symbolizing Latin spirit and passion, and the fire that burns within. Presenters included designer John Varvatos, top ten recording artist Soleil J, and Group Advertising Director at Hearst Magazines James D’Adamo.

Now the HOMBRE Men of the Year Awards presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilege move into a new phase as honorees have donated a number of experiences to raise funds for victims of the disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico. The silent auction begins next week, right here at www.hombre1.com HOMBRE 2017 Men of the Year Awards’ presented by Hennessy V.S.O.P. Privilège are cosponsored by VivaliveTV and Ford Motor Co.

Honorees Aaron Sanchez and Carlos Campos

Honorees Aaron Sanchez and Carlos Campos

Johnny Falcones

Technology Innovator of the Year Honoree Johnny Falcones

Honoree Eduardo Vilaro and Kathryn Ross-Nash

Honoree Eduardo Vilaro and Kathryn Ross-Nash

Irina Proskurina

Model Irina Proskurina

Carlos Campos

Honored as Fashion Designer of the Year Carlos Campos

Group Advertising Director at Hearst Magazines James D'Adamo and Megan Key

Group Advertising Director at Hearst Magazines James D’Adamo and Megan Key

Model Karina Sokolovska

Model Karina Sokolovska

Honoree Johnny Falcones left, wife Soleil J and J.I. Starr

Honoree Johnny Falcones left, wife Soleil J and J.I. Starr

Honoree Aaron Sanchez

Honoree Aaron Sanchez

Models Karina and Anastacia with HOMBRE Magazine's Francisco Romeo

Models Karina and Anastacia with HOMBRE Magazine’s Francisco Romeo

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