Looking for a refresh this new season?

There’s no better timing than now to build a capsule wardrobe that will not only make getting dressed easy but also have you looking on-trend.

If the thought of starting from scratch is overwhelming, we are here to help. Here, Emirates Man asks Mr. Porter, the authority of elevated and fashion-forward menswear, for some guided online shopping.

Olie Arnold, Style Director at Mr. Porter

Style Director Olie Arnold lets us peek into the items he has been keeping on his cart and shares the thought process on what makes these selects check-out worthy. From lightweight jackets that are suitable for layering, to pieces that will freshen up your suiting game and finally, labels that champion craftsmanship, Olie proves that these are the new-season investments worth making.

Scroll through to discover Mr. Porter’s Olie Arnold 10 covetable menswear pieces:

Shearling-Lined Full-Grain Leather Hiking Boots Dhs6,255 Brunello Cucinelli

“Finding the right footwear to balance my winter schedule is not easy, I need something that can transition from the office to a restaurant, and the chilly walk in-between. These shearling-lined hiking boots from Brunello Cucinelli will look great with everything from tailored trousers to jeans. They are the perfect winter boot.”

Unstructured Double-Breasted Wool-Blend Blazer Dhs6,024 Loewe

“An unstructured suit is a key investment no matter the season. This double-breasted wool-blend option from Loewe will provide a relaxed aesthetic whether teamed with knitwear, a T-shirt or shirt.”

Straight-Leg Wool-Blend Trousers Dhs3,359 Loewe

“An unstructured suit is a key investment no matter the season. This double-breasted wool-blend option from Loewe will provide a relaxed aesthetic whether teamed with knitwear, a T-shirt or shirt.”

Bora Bora Linen Shirt Dhs5,652 Loro Piana

Loro Piana never disappoint, and this Bora Bora linen shirt is a great example of why. With a naturally light and airy handle, it’s a warm weather piece I can’t wait to wear with jeans, shorts, or wide-leg trousers on my winter getaway this year.”

Gold, Onyx and Enamel Beaded Bracelet Dhs1,575 Luis Morais

“I’m really starting to embrace the freedom and abundance of options now available from the men’s jewellery scene. This Luis Morais handmade bracelet is a subtle piece that adds interest to casual looks – it’s also a welcome bonus that this piece is engraved with a symbol that is believed to bring good luck.”

Straight-Leg Cotton and Oasi Cashmere-Blend Corduroy Trousers Dhs6,672 Zegna x The Elder Statesman

“The Zegna x The Elder Statesman collection is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated collaborations of the season. I am predicting that these Oasi cashmere and cotton blend corduroy trousers will serve as a foundational piece to my autumn wardrobe – they look easy to wear, timeless and a great example of comfort and luxury.”

Leather-Trimmed Suede Blouson Jacket Dhs23,400 Tom Ford

“This Tom Ford leather-trimmed suede blouson jacket is a real showstopper that can elevate any daily look or casual evening outfit. I’m looking forward to wearing this with a rollneck and tailored trousers.”

Rectangular-Frame Tortoiseshell Acetate Sunglasses Dhs1,459 Saint Laurent

“I’ve been in the market for a new pair of sunglasses for quite some time now. Saint Laurent are one of my favourite eyewear brands and this pair’s minimalist, sleek rectangular frame design is exactly the style I’m after this season.”

Senses Large Padded Nylon Tote Bag Dhs3,174 Porter-Yoshida & Co

“I’ve been after a new tote for days venturing into the office and this style by Porter-Yoshida & Co is ideal as it’s both functional and stylish. Its generous padding protects my laptop and the casual, nylon finish ensures it fits with my relaxed ensembles.”

Houndstooth Jacquard-Knit Wool Sweater Dhs1,042 Mr. P

“A statement knit is a great investment piece that can build the basis of your wardrobe. This sweater from Mr P. currently holds the coveted spot at the top of my autumn wish list. The abstract take on the traditional houndstooth pattern has a 1960’s influence and will add interest to any look whether styled with wide-leg trousers, jeans and chinos or under denim jackets or bombers. With a relaxed fit and spun from high quality, naturally insulating wool, it is a versatile piece that will provide you with infinite layering and styling options.”

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