A unique experience for three aspiring menswear designers
MR PORTER FUTURES is a global designer mentorship programme for undiscovered talent.
If we’ve learnt anything from our years in the style business, it’s that a great idea can come from anyone. That’s why this programme has been designed to make the fashion industry accessible to all, not just those who have studied fashion or who have previous experience in the industry.
Currently in its inaugural year, MR PORTER FUTURES is guiding its three candidates – two soloists and one duo – through the process of designing, manufacturing and delivering their very own responsible collections, which will debut exclusively on MR PORTER in September 2022.
Are you interested in applying for next year’s MR PORTER FUTURES? Applications open in Spring 2022.
In partnership with Klarna.
Spring 2022 – Applications open for MR PORTER FUTURES 2023
Autumn 2022 – Designer collections launch
Meet the mentors
Mr Olie Arnold
MR PORTER’s Style Director Mr Olie Arnold oversees all fashion and style content across the brand’s editorial, marketing and social media channels. He has more than 15 years of industry experience, which he also puts to use as co-leader of the team behind MR PORTER’s own brand, Mr P.
Mr Sam Kershaw
As Buying Director for MR PORTER, Mr Sam Kershaw oversees all product globally, along with all our exclusive collaborations and key initiatives. He leads the buying and merchandising teams across 550 brands and multiple categories. A long-term leader, he has worked in a variety of senior buying roles during his 15-year career in luxury retail.
Interested in sponsoring or partnering with MR PORTER FUTURES?
Send us an email with “FUTURES Partnership” and your name or business in the subject line and we’ll get back to you.