An iconic sportswear label on and off the court since it's rise to prominence in the 70's and 80's Sergio Tacchini is an Italian label that is still considered to be one of the main retro brands still available today. Strongly associated with tennis champions and football casuals the brand's importance has been well documented down the years with appearances in the Business and the Firm. An ever popular at Stuarts London since the era you can catch this season's latest arrivals from the Italian label within our collections below.
A brand the has been synonymous with football casuals since the 80's Sergio Tacchini - the Italian Davis Cup Player - founded the label under Sandys in 1966 originally manufacturing and distributing sportswear. Always going against the grain he started out by providing clothing for his former team mates and put colour onto tennis track suits and strips for the first time - in a world white was only ever used. By the end of the 70's the Sergio Tacchini logo -where the initials S and T intertwine to reproduce the court baselines and resemble the shape of a tennis ball - had become synonymous with on court success endorsed by Wimbledon winner Jimmy Connors and iconised by an eight year sponsorship of a certain John McEnroe. Going on to be the flavor of choice for the likes of Vita gerulaitid, Mat Wilander, Pat Cash, Pete Sampras and Gabriela Sabatini
by the 80's the sub culture 'Casuals' had pocked up on the label as a brand of choice with fan's picking tracksuits and garments in the colours that resembled their team of choice. Iconised in films such as the Business this Italian sports label is still considered to be one of the main vintage sportswear brands around today.
Iconic on the court and a legend off it Sergio Tacchini is one of the turn to casuals labels that remains relevant today. An ever popular at our West London shop since 70's and 80's - when football fans sported a tracksuit in the colours of their team - this seasons collection brings back the much loved retro aesthetics with an array of tracksuits and jackets that will appeal to fans of retro sportswear. The perfect finishing touch to any casual look - heritage or contemporary - try combining a track top from this seasons collection paired with your selection of Lois denim or cords for an authentic finishing touch to your match day attire over the coarse of the coming months.