Mr Sid Vicious requested he be buried in his, while Mr Albert Einstein said it was the only coat a man need own. Perhaps not a matter of life and death, but whether you're a punk or a professor, few items are as masculine, cool or iconic as the leather jacket. Ever since Mr Marlon Brando rode into Carbonville, California wearing a Schott #613 Perfecto leather jacket in The Wild One, this iconic essential has been appropriated by subcultures and mainstream figures alike, confirming its transcending appeal of style and rebelliousness. From greasers and rockers to film stars and musicians - the leather jacket remains a timeless classic, while constantly being reinvented. Above, we've chosen six styles to suit any taste. - Mr. Porter
In the world of menswear, the New Year means one thing: the arrival of the spring/summer collections. From Saint Laurent designed by Mr Hedi Slimane, to the LA denim brand Simon Miller, new and existing labels encompass the season's biggest trends: Bohemian style, printed shirts and bomber jackets, the colour indigo, the summer tuxedo, and a Mr Elvis Presley in Hawaii aesthetic, to name just a few. Click through the gallery above to discover shots from our Look Book, and to learn more about some of our latest brands.