When the daylight finally stretches past 5 PM and the temperature consistently stays above freezing, that’s your cue to cast off your coat and boots and embrace the mildness that is spring. In any case, it’s getting to be that time of year again, and while we’re not quite back to normal life yet, the good news is that things are starting to show some promise. Before you know it, we’ll be able to go out, socialize, and share company, meaning that we’ll actually have to start dressing with a sense of decency.
In the meantime, your wardrobe probably needs some work, what with slippers and sweatpants being your most reached-for items throughout the winter. And while it might sound like a tall order to go from lounge-worthy to looking good, lucky for you MR PORTER just dropped its SS21 Mr P. collection. Ever the authority when it comes to producing stylish menswear, the brand has all kinds of pieces that are sure to get you back on the right track. Here to help you pick out the highlights, we’ve put together this helpful guide. So, in the spirit of spring give your closet a good clean, and have a read to see what we’ve picked for our favorites.
Mr P. Ribbed Mélange Cotton-Blend Socks
Ultimately, it’s the little things that count, and if you want your outfit to look complete, you have to make sure that you take care of the details. For instance, this pair from Mr P. comes with a mélange cotton-blend in either ‘Storm Blue’ or orange, making it an easy match with everything from jeans to chinos.
Mr P. Mid-Length Printed Swim Shorts
As the weather warms up and beaches begin to reopen, you’ll inevitably want to take your outdoor activities to the ocean. And there’s no better way to mark the occasion than with some fresh swim shorts like the flower and pinstripe-patterned pair you see before you.
Mr P. Knitted Cotton T-Shirt
While we often get hung-up on innovative technical fabrics and extra added features, sometimes simpler is better, in which case you can’t go wrong with MR PORTER’s Knitted Cotton T-Shirt. With its striped cuffs and included pocket, this is one that’s a clear cut above the rest.
Mr P. Pleated Linen and Cotton-Blend Trousers
In case you weren’t aware — trouser pants are back and in a big way, regularly making an appearance on some of the world’s most well-dressed men. And when you consider options like this pleated pair made from a linen and cotton blend, it’s pretty easy to see why.
Mr P. Split-Toe Suede Chukka Boots
It’s not for nothing that Chukkas have been on the feet of men since the 1950s; they’re simple, stylish, and incredibly practical. Whether you go for the more sneaker-inspired brown option, the pair lined with shearling, or even the black suede split-toes, rest assured that they’ll elevate your footwear fashion sense.
Mr P. Contrast-Tipped Cashmere and Silk-Blend Polo Shirt
As we return to post-pandemic society, no longer will we be able to wear the same crusty loungewear day in and day out. Instead, we’ll actually have to dress to impress. At least with this polo shirt made from cashmere and silk, even sharp casual clothing can be a comfortable experience.
Mr P. Silk and Cotton-Blend Sweater
One of the main reasons sweaters are so effective is because of their versatility, and with Mr P.’s stand-collar option you’ll find this proves especially true. Good with everything from warm sweatpants to blue jeans to the trousers we’ve featured above, it’s truly a sweater that can do no wrong.
Mr P. Leather Blouson Jacket
For those who want to add a new centerpiece to their spring weather wardrobe, this Leather Blouson Jacket is one option well worth a look. Made from super supple lambskin leather, it comes complemented by hand-painted edges and Buffalo horn buttons. And that’s not all — it also includes a QR code unlocking care information, origin stories, and styling advice.
The 20 Best Sunglasses For Men
Now that you’re armed with the right style essentials for spring, it’s time to round out your wardrobe with some accessories. Head on over to our guide to the best sunglasses for men for a selection of shades that’s sure to inspire warmer days.