Sportswear brand Fila is launching a sustainably manufactured collection with British menswear designer Oliver Spencer.
Inspired by Fila’s loaded sportswear heritage and Wes Anderson’s 2001 cult vintage, The Royal Tenenbaums blended with Spencer’s laidback tailoring, the assortment capabilities a variety of classic sportswear silhouettes in prosperous colors and luxury fabrics that have been ecologically sourced and responsibly manufactured.
Fila classics, these types of as the Hayward Jersey Jacket, Benedict Polo, and matching Ari Jersey Shorts, harking back to the type of tennis icons of the 1980s, have been presented a modern day twist with Spencer particularly building a terry-towel corduroy that is tremendous-tender and abundant in color.
Other highlights consist of the Royal Hoodie in a ribbed cotton-velour jersey, giving quality loungewear with vintage model, straight-suit leg joggers, T-shirts finished with the appliqued ‘F-Box’ emblem and a lightweight, drinking water-repellent rain jacket.
Although the Franklin jersey jacket is modelled on a vintage observe best cut in natural and organic cotton finished with a contrast stripe tape, motivated by the Fila headband worn by Bjorn Borg in the 1980 Wimbledon closing from John Mcenroe.
Hero items have also been designed in Oliver Spencer’s Auckland Navy, Auckland Purple and Auckland Product to shell out tribute to the basic Fila colourways seen on and off the court docket for generations.
Oliver Spencer and Fila launch an ecologically mindful assortment of reworked sportswear classics
Sustainability is at the forefront of Oliver Spencer’s brand name, and this collaboration carries on its efforts to produce ethically sourced, sustainable products, with a lot of of the items manufactured with natural cotton. Even the packaging for the assortment utilizes sustainable, recycled components.
Commenting on the selection, Spencer said a statement: “I am extremely thrilled to be doing work with this kind of an genuine, heritage sportswear model. Performing alongside one another to fuse way of life and sportswear we have manufactured an fascinating selection that is advertising via our lengthy-standing husband or wife – Mr Porter. The assortment feels very nostalgic, nevertheless present day even though employing all of our sustainable credentials.”
The selection will be completely offered at Oliver Spencer, Fila and Mr Porter. The menswear designer will also be contributing 10 p.c of revenue towards the Mr Porter Wellness In Brain Fund run by Movember, a fundraising and written content initiative focused to serving to adult men guide happier, much healthier and far more satisfying life.
Fila x Oliver Spencer selling prices variety from 69 to 259 kilos / 106 to 398 US pounds.