Archive

October 2017

neil primett 80s CC 30/10/2017
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Neil Primett Introduces New Brands At 80s Casual Classics

Neil Primett highlights some of our latest brands at 80s Casual Classics including GANT, Chevignon and Tommy Hilfiger. We have introduced some new brands to 80s Casual Classics for 2017 from classic retro brands to smarter casual wear. In this latest video from 80s Casual Classics, Neil talks us through some of the key pieces from GANT, Chevignon and Tommy Hilfiger. Highlights from GANT include the GANT Lined Windcheater with a Harrington style and added liner for the colder months, the GANT quarter zip cotton/wool mix jumper which is perfect... Read More

ellesse video 25/10/2017
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Neil Primett Talks About Ellesse And Our Latest Styles At 80s Casual Classics

In our series of videos, 80s Casual Classics founder, Neil Primett, takes a look at some of our latest Ellesse styles and where the whole story really started. Before the whole Ellesse resurgence came about as we know it today the brand had been laying low since the late 90’s. Obviously it was huge with the whole casual movement of the late 70’s and early 80’s and then made its comeback again in the 90’s when sportswear made a big impact. After we took care of the wardrobe for the... Read More

adidas jeans MkII trainer 21/10/2017

The adidas Jeans Trainer Gets The Neon Treatment With These Striking Colourways

The adidas Jeans MKI trainer was first released in 1975 and was closely followed by the MKII in 1979. When it comes to classic adidas silhouettes and selections we certainly don’t mess about here at 80s Casual Classics. When alls said and done its the classic stuff that always seems to get people talking, whether you were knocking about in the early 80’s or for those who are just discovering a new passion for the 3 stripes brand. The adidas Jeans MKI trainer was originally released in 1975 coming in... Read More

Fjällräven Expedition Down Lite Jacket 17/10/2017

The Fjällräven Expedition Down Lite Jacket Is Sure To Keep You Warm This Winter

Fjällräven offer up this lighter version of their classic 1974 Expedition Down Jacket. When it comes to proper outdoors kit, that looks the part and does what it says on the tin, you really can’t go wrong with Fjällräven. Ever since Åke Nordin started turning tents into jackets in the late 60’s, the brand has earned its stripes across a range of outdoors enthusiasts and jacket fanatics. Respect in the world of outerwear doesn’t come that easily however, but with Fjällräven it just happened. Every dresser and jacket fanatic has owned a... Read More

adidas 350 trainer 15/10/2017

The adidas 350 Originated As A Super Rare Japanese Exclusive Tennis Trainer

The adidas 350 trainer makes a celebrated return from the 3 stripes archive with a global release. Originating from the 3 stripes heydays of the early 1980’s the adidas 350 trainer was first released as a Japanese only exclusive. Part of the AS series the 350 was a court trainer, becoming a highly sought after classic due to its rarity. The 350 trainer saw a resurgence thanks to its release as part of the SPEZIAL SS16 range alongside other archive silhouettes such as the ZX400. The signature perforations incorporated into... Read More

Nick Love The Firm 11/10/2017
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Nick Love Talks About The Firm

British film director, Nick Love, talks about the inspirations and ideas behind his remake of The Firm. Nick Love has become some what of a British cult movie icon since he first released ‘Goodbye Charlie Bright’ in 2001. The film told a tale of the real nitty gritty London, like it was, with no fancy bows, and the story of youths doing what they needed to do to survive the urban jungle. Then Nick gave us what is quite possibly one of the best hooligan films of all time ‘The... Read More

Henri Lloyd Consort Jacket 06/10/2017

The Henri Lloyd Consort Jacket Is A British Sailing Classic

The innovative & technical Consort jacket is revived for 2017 in this very exclusive release. Manchester born and bred label, Henri Lloyd, have been closely connected with exploration and performance apparel since Angus Lloyd and Henri Strzelecki founded the brand in 1963. Leading the way in technical outerwear, Henri Lloyd have pioneered new and exciting concepts in garment technology from GORE-TEX to taped seams, becoming a highly respected British performance label along the way. From the sailing elite to the modern day conoisseruring’ casual, Henri Lloyd has gained a reputation... Read More

lois cords main 04/10/2017

Lois Jeans: All Things Casuals & Cords

Lois Cords became a signature style and look with the early casual movement of the 80’s. What started out as a Spanish workwear brand in Valencia became a household name thanks to the rising casual movement and their desire for the finest threads. Drawing inspiration from the big American denim suppliers, brothers Joaquin and Manuel Saez Merino set out to create their own jeans. With football and tennis legends like Johan Cruyff and Björn Borg sporting the brand it wasn’t long before the Lois ‘Bull’ logo was seen parading about... Read More