MR PORTER kicks off its online journal’s The Fatherhood Issue with a feature on the talented Elgort men. World-renowned photographer Arthur Elgort works his magic behind the camera while his sons, Ansel and Warren, act as his subjects. Shot in Arthur’s New York studio, brothers Ansel and Warren star in a series of stunning images for the Father’s Day issue.
In addition, Arthur’s actor and filmmaker sons showcase the best in summer tailoring with help from stylist Mitchell Belk. Some of the high-end brands that were featured in the photoshoot include Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and Saint Laurent.
Scroll through the images below for a glimpse of a day in the life of the Elgorts. Get snippets from their interview with Jane Mulkerrins, and shop for the featured items from MR PORTER.
The Family Portrait: Ansel, Arthur, and Warren Elgort for MR PORTER
Dunhill Brown Houndstooth Checked Silk, Linen, and Wool Blend Blazer, $1,780
This tonal brown and olive blazer features notch lapels, non-functioning buttoned cuffs, a chest pocket, and two front patch pockets. It also has a double vent, a two-button fastening, and two internal pockets.
Rubinacci Slim-Fit Linen Shirt, $345
This army green linen shirt has a classic collar, buttoned cuffs, a chest patch pocket, and button fastenings.
Gieves & Hawkes Slim-Fit Linen and Cotton-Blend Chinos, $260
These off-white chinos have belt loops, four pockets, and hook and zip fastenings.
Berluti Polished-Leather Loafers, $1,530
These loafers feature tobacco polished Venezia calf leather and leather soles.
Freemans Sporting Club Linen Shirt Jacket (sold out)
Camoshita Slim-Fit Cotton, Silk, and Linen-Blend Polo Shirt (sold out)
Chimala Cotton Field Trousers, $280
These army green cotton pants have belt loops and a five-pocket design. They also have button fastenings and buttoned waist and hem tabs.
Castañer Pablo Canvas Espadrilles, $105
These black canvas espadrilles have pull tabs and rubber soles.
Freemans Sporting Club Slim-Fit Linen Shirt, $177
This black linen shirt has a spread collar, buttoned cuffs, and button fastenings.
James Perse Slim-Fit Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt (sold out)
NN07 Theo Slim-Fit Stretch-Cotton Chinos, $195
These army green chinos have four pockets, belt loops, and pressed creases.
J.M. Weston 531 Leather Monk Strap Shoes, $537
These black leather monk-strap shoes have buckle fastenings, leather linings, and leather soles.
“They have always been my best models. And photographing them all the time meant I got to know them very well.” – Arthur Elgort for MR PORTER
Thom Sweeney Brown Slim-Fit Double-Breasted Slub Wool, Silk, and Linen-Blend Blazer, $1,395
This brown-and-white blazer has peak lapels, a chest welt pocket, and three front flap pockets. It also has a double vent, two internal pockets, and double-breasted button fastenings.
Drake’s Green Slim-Fit Button-Down Collar Linen Shirt, $177
This army green linen shirt has a button-down collar, buttoned cuffs, a chest patch pocket, and button fastenings.
Rubinacci Luca Slim-Fit Linen Trousers, $525
These cream linen trousers have belt loops, four pockets, and pressed creases.
Dolce & Gabbana Perforated Burnished-Leather Oxford Shoes, $592
These shoes feature burnished leather, frayed edges, and lace-up detail. They also have perforated brogue detailing, leather linings, and leather soles.
Missoni Crochet-Knit Cotton and Linen-Blend Sweater, $395
This multicolored sweater has a crew neckline and ribbed trims.
Issey Miyake Textured-Linen Trousers, $348
These black textured trousers have an elasticated waist and four pockets.
Officine Creative Ivy Polished-Leather Penny Loafers, $605
These shoes feature burgundy polished leather, pull tabs, and leather soles.
“I can’t afford to buy a property. But I am getting Ansel’s old couch, because he is buying a better one.” – Warren Elgort for MR PORTER
Caruso Brown Butterfly Slim-Fit Linen and Wool-Blend Blazer, $750
This dark brown blazer has notch lapels, functioning buttoned cuffs, a chest pocket, and two front welt pockets. It also has a single vent, three internal pockets, and a two-button fastening.
Officine Generale Camp-Collar Piped Cotton Shirt, $295
This shirt has a camp collar, buttoned cuffs, and a chest patch pocket. It also has notched sides, button fastenings, and navy piping.
Tim Coppens Wide-Leg Wool Trousers (sold out)
“He told us: ‘If you do what you love, and you work really hard at it, then everything else will follow.’” – Ansel Elgort for MR PORTER
Loro Piana Ecru Woven Wool, Silk, and Linen-Blend Blazer, $2,395
This blazer has notch lapels, a chest welt pocket, and two front patch pockets. It also has three internal pockets and a two-button fastening.
Fanmail Hemp and Organic Cotton-Blend T-Shirt, $60
This shirt has a crew neckline, raglan sleeves, and side slits.
“He would tell us: ‘Find a nice girl, but make sure she’s pretty. And make sure her mum is pretty, too.’” – Ansel Elgort for MR PORTER
Burberry London Black Slim-Fit Mohair and Wool-Blend Hopsack Blazer, $995
This blazer has notch lapels, non-functioning buttoned cuffs, and a chest welt pocket. It also has a double vent, two front patch pockets, and a two-button fastening.
Tomas Maier Slim-Fit Cotton-Jersey Tank Top, $195
Crafted in a faded black cotton jersey, this tank top has raw seams and an embroidered designer emblem.
Gucci Slim-Fit Stretch-Cotton Gabardine Trousers, $560
These ecru pants have belt loops, four pockets, and an embroidered striped grosgrain tab.
Boglioli Brick Slim-Fit Cotton and Linen-Blend Hopsack Blazer (sold out)
Alex Mill Shore Cotton Shirt, $165
This shirt has a classic collar, buttoned cuffs, and a locker loop. It also has a chest patch pocket and button fastenings.
Wooyoungmi Slim-Fit Checked Wool-Blend Trousers, $210
These charcoal trousers have belt loops, an elasticated waistband, and four pockets. It also has pressed creases and tonal jersey piping.
“Ansel has never acted as if he was a star. People do recognise him sometimes, if he doesn’t wear his hat, but he still uses the Subway.” – Arthur Elgort for MR PORTER
Fanmail Linen Shirt (sold out)
Raf Simons Wide-Leg Cotton-Blend Trousers, $633
These trousers have belt loops, four pockets, button fastenings, and pressed creases.
“They weren’t the sort of parents who would say, ‘You can’t do that because it’s not safe.’ They would say, ‘OK, no problem, just wear a life jacket.’” – Warren Elgort for MR PORTER
Brunello Cucinelli Stone Double-Breasted Linen, Wool, and Silk-Blend Blazer, $2,013
This blazer features peak lapels, non-functioning buttoned cuffs, a chest welt pocket, and two front patch pockets. It also has a double vent, two internal pockets, and double-breasted button fastenings.
Saint Laurent Washed Cotton-Jersey Tank Top, $270
Crafted in 100% cotton, this tank top features a sleeveless design.
Dries Van Noten Slim-Fit Stretch-Cotton Trousers, $246
These beige trousers have belt loops and elasticated buttoned side tabs. They also have four pockets, pressed creases, and cuffed hems.
Dolce & Gabbana Striped Canvas Espadrilles, $345
These black-and-sand canvas espadrilles have black leather trims, as well as leather and rubber soles.
“We were around all the time. If we went out, it was usually to take them to the theatre or the Philharmonic. And as a reward for sitting through the classical music, we’d take them to eat Peking duck afterwards.” – Arthur Elgort for MR PORTER
AMI Ribbed Cotton Sweater, $189
This cream cotton sweater has long sleeves and a crew neckline.
Haider Ackermann Skinny-Fit Chalk-Stripe Cotton-Blend Trousers, $488
These black-and-white trousers have belt loops, five pockets, and a striped design.
Photo Credit: Arthur Elgort for MR PORTER
What do you think of the Father’s Day feature from MR PORTER? Which items have made it onto your wishlist?