Ellesse


Through the 1970s and 1980s, Ellesse gained a reputation for combining sportswear functionality with street-level fashion styling. It was one of the first sportswear brands to feature their logo prominently on the outside of its garments. During the mid-1980s, French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac worked with Ellesse, an early collaboration between a sportswear company and a fashion designer. The UK casuals/dressers adopted the brand in the '80s as premium sportswear took off across British terrace culture known today as '80s casuals a talked about comeback style back available in 2011 in limited Ellesse Heritage stores.