Mr Porter Sale: Our Top Picks.

Mr Porter currently has a sale on and it presents a solid opportunity to pick up some fine wardrobe additions at a fraction of their original price. Leave the post Christmas/New Year sales to the masses and shop online from the comfort of your office chair/beach/bed/yacht because arguing with a shop assistant about the slight stain on the arm of the shirt you just picked up from under the rack is not the way a gentleman should shop. We had a quick cruise through the offerings and came up with a few of our favourite items. (Click on the image for a link to each item).

Alexander Olch Leather Trimmed Wool Braces (50% off now $81)

Crafted from rich navy woven-wool and trimmed with brown leather, Alexander Olch’s braces are a timeless way to streamline tailored outfits. They promise a smooth, sharp finish and offer a dapper alternative to a belt when you want a refined silhouette.

Mark McNairy Suede Derbys (50% off now $175)

Avant-garde is certainly a theme in men’s style at the moment and these contrasting navy suede and yellow soled Derby shoes will put a dapper spin on all your wardrobe classics. Wear this expertly crafted pair with a knitted cardigan and burgundy jeans for a dashing weekend look.

Slowear Incotex Linen and Cotton Blend Shorts (50% off now $110)

With the old days of jeans shorts thoroughly done, these chino shorts are certainly the pick of the crop. Cut from the label’s exclusive cotton and linen-blend Chinolino, Incotex’s slim-fit shorts are the perfect example of the label’s innovative approach to design. Famous for its impeccable cut and flawless finish, this Italian-based brand is synonymous with luxurious essentials.

Faconnable Striped Cotton-Seersucker Shirt (30% off now $104)

Founded in Nice, France in 1950, Faconnable knows a thing or two about how to stay cool in the heat. This shirt demonstrates the label’s modern use of cotton-seersucker, featuring contrasting wide and narrow stripes. Lightly wrinkled to allow air to move freely, this blue and white piece will keep you feeling as fresh as you look.

Canali Kei Unstructured Wool Blazer (50% off now $719)

Unstructured blazers promote an elegant and svelte appearance with a relaxed look off the shoulder and because they are virtually unlined they are perfect for the Australian climate. It’s not necessarily cheap but it’s a solid addition to the wardrobe from one of Italy’s most respected menswear brands.


James is the Founder and Editor of The Versatile Gent.

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