E-commerce is the cornerstone of the fashion industry right now and it’s impossible to fathom shopping in the current climate without it. Many of the platforms have upped their game as a result, and we’re rounding up the best of them. So, get bookmarking as these are your go-to sites for staying sharp while still social distancing.
A mere decade young, but wiser beyond its years, Mr Porter is the stylish uncle of e-comm world. With an in-house brand to rival some of the stalwarts, incomparably cool collabs, and exclusives, coupled with a slick and user-friendly platform, traversing the site is nothing short of the shopping dream.
Balenciaga Track.2 nylon, mesh and rubber sneakers. AED, 2,508
James Perse slim-fit garment-dyed stretch cotton-blend poplin shirt. AED 970
Even the most particular of menswear seekers will find something to suit the left-of-center side of their style in this Swedish shop’s site. Founded in 2006, the retailer has forged a solid reputation as a frontrunner in the e-comm realm. Come here immediately for original graphic T’s and purist classics like Comme des Garçons, Stüssy, Prada, Nike, Jil Sander, and more.
Coat from Sunflower made from a limonta tech cotton and polyester. AED 1,595
Hoodie from Cav Empt. Made from a dry cotton loopback jersey with mixed print and embroidery graphics on the front and back. AED 1,400
Asics pants made in collaboration with Kiko Kostadinov. Made from a nylon fabric in a two-toned and paneled colorway. AED 600
If one-offs and hard-to-find items are what you like, this is your site. It stocks rarities from the likes of Rick Owens and Marine Serre, yet is comfortingly inclusive if that’s what you seek. Keep an eye out for new additions to their homegrown Ssense range.
Naked & Famous Denim, SSENSE exclusive green Oxford overcoat. AED 550
Axel Arigato white & blue clean 90 sneakers. AED 955
Rhude blue denim paint jeans. AED 1,489
Dubbed by many as the ‘future of fashion’ not least due to its online platform that continues to go from strength to strength, Farfetch stocks the most coveted from a collection of around 700 stores. So nice of them, but even better for you. With new arrivals daily, it’s practically the oracle of online menswear.
ADIDAS by 424 houndstooth straight-fit trousers. AED 1,077
New season FENDI logo panel T-shirt. AED 3,453
Rombaut boccaccio chunky sandals. AED 1,610
One for the fashion-forward, this platform allows browsers to trawl all of the latest lines. Its mobile-app has been exceptionally successful in allowing users to order advance pieces straight off the catwalk, too. Behold the power of e-comm, people.
Yuketen Zuricher suede sandals. AED 1,340
RRL printed cotton camp shirt. Conceived by Ralph Lauren. AED 1,100
Universal Works beach cotton shorts. AED 535
The original department store is embracing online. Having have been in the business for over 150 years, their online prowess is proving their penchant for giving the people what they want at a luxury level.
OFF WHITE Caravaggio arrow long sleeve T-Shirt. AED 1,275
Bottega Veneta sneakers in elasticated technical fabric. AED 3,000
J Brand Tyler Nubloo deni jeans. AED 1,050
Helmut Lang painter standard T-Shirt. AED 900
Matches of London is one of fashion’s greatest champions of up and coming design talent – which means if you come here you can have access to it first. They also support the classic brands and run intelligent collections from the big-hitters such as Prada and Gucci. A well-oiled e-commerce operation it is indeed.
Thom Sweeney cuban-collar linen-chambray shirt. AED 990
Marni topstitched leather derby shoes. AED 1,955
A.P.C. mac Ville trench coat. AED 1,585
Lost & Found
The menswear boutique that actually cares about how clothing makes you feel is currently healthily stocked online. Charming, cheeky, and laudably stylish, when you shop with this Canadian outfitter, it will feel more like the modern-day equivalent of writing to a penpal than ordering from an e-commerce site.
Homespun long sleeve coalminer recycled cotton jersey dune. AED 325
This Paraboot Michael vegetal camel shoe is a timeless classic. AED 1,369
Gitman Vintage Bros. classic bandhani cloth camp shirt in navy. AED 639
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