Archive

2018

casual t-shirts the firm bex 30/12/2018
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Music, Movies & Casual Nostalgia Tees At 80 Casual Classics

From Leo Gregory’s notorious ‘Bovver’ character in Green Street to Paul Anderson’s ‘Bex’ in The Firm you’ll love our selection of casual t-shirts. We’ve now introduced a selection of casual t-shirts celebrating everything from the revival of 80s casual sportswear, the Madchester era as well as iconic football subculture & 80s movies such as Green Street, The Firm and of course The Business. Each style comes with its own exclusive graphics from celebrated casual brands like Weekend Offender as well as our own in house 80s CC label. Our casual... Read More

adidas handball top trainer 29/12/2018
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The adidas Handball Top Trainer Was Born On The Courts Of The Bundesliga

We’ve got some brand new colourways of the adidas Handball Top trainer arriving shortly at 80s Casual Classics. Go to any wettbüro (betting shop) in Germany and the chances are they will have all the latest odds laid out for the next big Handball-Bundesliga match. Although it was the Danish who invented the ‘hand and ball’ game, it was the Germans that really brought it to a global stage, first introducing it at the Berlin Olympics in 1936 and then reviving it again 40 years later at the Munich Olympics in 1976.... Read More

adidas Beckenbauer track top 22/12/2018
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The adidas Beckenbauer Is Back!

If there was one particular 3 stripes style that summed up 80s Casual Classics it would be the adidas Beckenbauer track top all day long. A style that is rich in football nostalgia and 3 stripes heritage, the adidas Beckenbauer is one of a kind. It’s a classic sportswear 3 stripes style that just can’t be matched, relatively simple in design yet so iconic and admired at the same time. Although adidas still enjoy huge celebrity football endorsements in the modern game such as the likes of Paul Pogba, Toni... Read More

adidas Forest Grove 19/12/2018

The adidas Forest Grove Has Now Landed In Some Fresh New Colourways

The original Oregon running trainer of the 1980s is now revived as the adidas Forest Grove trainer for the modern day 3 stripes admirers. Back in the early 80s adidas embarked on a project of the running kind and set out to create some of the comfiest performance led running trainers of all time. With their athletic and Olympic heritage, the 3 stripes brand dropped some of the most respected silhouettes of all time throughout the 80s era. The adidas Oregon is up there as one of the best 3... Read More

adidas Gazelle Xmas 16/12/2018
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The Ultimate Xmas Collection At 80s Casual Classics

There’s still time to get them last minute Xmas gifts with everything from the adidas Gazelle to the Aquascutum Club Check scarf we’ve got it all! Xmas seems to come around quicker each year and with now only 10 days left till the big day it’s probably about time you got your Xmas gifts in order. Well the good news is the 80s Casual Classics Santa has all your Xmas dreams covered from classic 80s track tops, retro 3 stripes trainers like the adidas Gazelle and stocking fillers for trainer... Read More

adidas Continental 80 x TFL Trainer 12/12/2018

The adidas Continental 80 x TFL Trainer Celebrates Different Lines Of The London Underground

adidas Originals team up with Transport For London for a very special London Underground inspired Continental 80 trainer. The very first underground rail network in the entire world, the London Underground now boasts 11 lines across 270 stations covering 402 km of track. The heartbeat of the ‘Big Smoke’ that keeps daily commuters on time and tourists changing lines to see the main attractions of the major city, the London Underground is one of the oldest and largest underground railway networks in the entire world. The new adidas Continental 80... Read More

lacoste beanie 10/12/2018

Cover Up Your Canister This Winter At 80s Casual Classics

From the legendary Lacoste beanie to an assortment of other iconic brands, you’ll be spoiled for choice this winter with our selection of beanies and hats. Dome, melon, bean, nut and canister are just some of the many slang terms we call our heads across the country. However, regardless of what word you use to describe your ‘brain box’, when it gets a bit colder so does your head, which is why a good hat will keep your mind at ease and warm when the mercury drops. With winter now... Read More

Retro Football Shirts Man City 1989 08/12/2018
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Retro Football Shirts At 80s Casual Classics

From legendary Newcastle shirts as worn by David Ginola to the famous top Man City wore when they beat Man Utd 5-1 in 1989, you’ll love our massive selection of retro football shirts. Retro football shirts aren’t just about old football shirt designs from the past. For fans of a certain team, a certain era or a certain player, retro football shirts are rich in football nostalgia that can tell a story of the beautiful game like no other. Whether you were watching on from the cold English football terraces... Read More

all black adidas trainers Gazelle 30/11/2018

All Black adidas Trainer Styles At 80s Casual Classics

From classic 3 stripe silhouettes like the adidas Gazelle, you”ll love our selection of easy to wear all black adidas trainers styles. When it comes to easy wear footwear, it doesn’t get much easier than a pair of all black adidas trainers does it? From casual to maybe a bit smarter casual, a pair of all black Gazelles for example, can be worn for various occasions. An easy, no fuss staple trainer option that will accompany any outfit regardless of colour. All black trainer styles are increasingly becoming a firm... Read More

adidas trefoil sweatshirt 28/11/2018

Casual Loungewear At 80s Casual Classics

From the adidas Trefoil sweatshirt to Marshall Artist garment dyed hoodies, you’ll love our selection of casual lounging gear for the latest season. Casual lounging can be anything from popping to the local supermarket, getting your haircut, meeting up with mates or simply just chilling out at home and binging on the latest Netflix box set. As the lines between casual attire and athletic apparel have merged together even greater in recent years, some fashionistas may call it ‘sports lux’, but the truth is, it’s an 80s casual thing. Wearing... Read More

Kappa Tracksuit 24/11/2018
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Everything You Need To Know About Kappa

From classic 80s sportswear like the iconic Kappa tracksuit to the famous ‘Omini’ logo we take a look at the importance of Kappa over the last 50 years. Born in Turin, Italy, in 1967, the Kappa brand has played a crucial role in the world of sportswear and subcultures over the last 50 years. Famous for its back to back, naked man and woman silhouette logo, Kappa’s sportswear heritage is rich in nostalgia, footballing legends and various subcultures. From the first B-Boys of the early 80s to 90s Britpop to... Read More

Xmas gift ideas 22/11/2018

One For The Dressers: 80s Casual Classics Xmas Gift Ideas

If we could send out our own Santa to deliver gifts for our customers for Xmas he’d probably be wearing some form of 3 stripes or classic Italian sportswear. Sadly we don’t have our own Santa (maybe we’ll get one next year?!), however we do have the gifts and a Xmas gift guide to go with it. Santa’s North Pole operation is now in full swing, which for the Dressers of the world generally means they are dreaming about what latest casual goodies and gifts await for them under the... Read More

timberland chukka boots 19/11/2018

Burly Boots & Winter Stompers At 80s Casual Classics

Get geared up for the winter with our collection of classic Timberland Chukka boots and rugged Caterpillar worker boot styles. As the dark evenings now descend upon us you may have also noticed a slight chill in the air as the winter season comes into full swing. Winter is here, which generally means to the dressers of the world their winter wardrobe also needs to be on point to cater for the cold. Forget taking them pristine ‘all white’ 3 stripes out in the winter elements, with puddles, mud, loose... Read More

adidas Beckenbauer B-Boy 14/11/2018
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B-Boys, Breakers & Beckenbauer Tracksuits

Classic tracksuit sportswear styles like the adidas Beckenbauer have got B-Boy culture running through their DNA. Even though the whole B-Boy culture was born on the streets of New York City in the 1970s it was films like Stan Lathan’s Beat Street from 1984 that introduced the Hip Hop subculture to a global audience. Back in the early 80s there was no social media, wifi or whatsapp so subcultures usually spread through word of mouth, TV news reports or people actually seeing them with their own two eyes. Following the success... Read More

Eddie Webber Interview 80s Casual Classics 10/11/2018

Interview With Eddie Webber: 80s CC Film Icons

In our latest interview with Eddie Webber we talk about The Business, growing up in Bermondsey and his passion for chillies. Those who have watched Nick Love’s The Business (2005) and The Firm (2009) will know the significance Eddie Webber has to both films. Just like Tamer Hassan, Geoff Bell & Danny Dyer, Eddie Webber has played a key part on the London circuit and cult British crime films portraying everything from a South East London gangster, Ronnie, in The Business, Dom’s Dad in the Firm, the prison guard in... Read More

07/11/2018

The adidas Montreal 76 Trainer Was Originally Released For The 1976 Montreal Olympics

Like a lot of 3 stripes styles of the era, the adidas Montreal 76 was designed as a leisure shoe for the German athletes competing in the Montreal Olympics. There have been quite a few different versions of the adidas Montreal 76 trainer released since the 3 stripes brand decided to stamp the Canadian city onto their footwear catalogue. Just like all classic 3 stripes, each style is just as important as the other, although the Montreal 76 version with the rubber heel support maybe more memorable to some. 3 stripes fanatics... Read More

Classic 3 stripes 04/11/2018
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Classic 3 Stripes & Retro adidas Styles

Our adidas wall features an assortment of classic 3 stripes and retro styles, brought back to life from the archives for the modern day trainer fanatics. Collecting classic 3 stripes is like a religion to some people and if you’re reading this then you’re probably the same. Collectors and classic adidas fans go absolutely mental for the original silhouettes from the 70s and 80s and it’s no surprise really considering the heritage and nostalgia attached to certain models. The majority of classic 3 stripes were all about performance at the time,... Read More

quarter zip jumpers 31/10/2018

Quarter Zip Layering The Jose Way At 80s Casual Classics

Our huge selection of quarter zip jumpers will keep you nice and toasty this winter adding the ideal extra layer to any cold weather outfit. Long gone are the days where managers and football coaches just wear their own initialed training kit on the bench. Over the last few years managers have made a lot more effort when it comes to personal appearance on the touch line, with the likes of Man City’s Pep Guardiola and Germany’s Joachim Low famous for their casual way of dressing on match day with... Read More

Liam Howlett Interview 26/10/2018
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Interview With Liam Howlett From The Prodigy: 80s CC Customers

We talk casual days with The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett who also just so happens to be a casual fan and customer of 80s Casual Classics. Marking the start of our very exclusive 80s Casual Classics Customers series, we caught up with none other than The Prodigy main man himself, Liam Howlett. In our Liam Howlett interview we go back to the original casual era of tracksuits, break dancing and the birth of electro, something that would all be somehow incorporated into the birth of The Prodigy and the start of... Read More

Fila Trailblazer Boots 24/10/2018

Step On: A Classic Style Returns With The Fila Trailblazer

The Fila Trailblazer was born from the mountains of Biella, Italy as a trekking shoe, however it was more raving than walking  that the Trailblazer got its name for. Following on from the success of their White Line tennis collection as worn by the likes of Björn Borg throughout the 70s and 80s, Fila set out to diversify their ranges with performance led outdoors gear throughout the 1980s. From kitting out explorers like Reinhold Messner in 1986 with performance Fila kit as he reached the summit of Everest as well as the... Read More

Reebok Classic Nylon 21/10/2018

Updated Classics & Original 80s Fitness Styles From Reebok

Footwear styles like the Classic & the Reebok Phase One Pro trainer were originally launched in the 80s era for the gym goers of the new fitness revolution. The 1980s gym revolution paved the way for sportswear brands like Reebok to stamp their “classic” style on the new fitness market. Throughout the 80s the traditional gym transformed from the dirty underground sweat box once associated with shady gangsters and semi pro boxers to the fancy new commercial type, with saunas, steam rooms, work out areas and everything you needed to... Read More

Patagonia Down Jacket 18/10/2018

Get Down On It: Winter Down Jackets At 80s Casual Classics

From the Hi Loft Patagonia Down Jacket in ripstop to other iconic outerwear brands, our selection of winter down jackets will certainly keep you warm in the cold. Down Jackets are just about as warm as you can physically get when it comes to the outerwear world. The very best in apparel insulation and innovation, down jackets have been keeping avid explorers and adventurers warm for decades. Trapping air to the body with the use of real duck down feathers or synthetic insulation made from polyester fibers, the concept is... Read More

PUMA Red Star 13/10/2018

The PUMA Red Star Trainer is Revived From The PUMA Archives In True Retro Style

Classic casual style trainers like the PUMA Red Star were first released in the 1980s for athletes and indoor training. Rewind back to the late 70s and early 80s for a second. Dance crews were spinning around on their heads, blasting out the latest tracks from Afrika Bambaataa, whilst the original casuals were spreading their wings across the UK. Both were kitted out head to toe in the latest sportswear with the freshest PUMA ‘kicks’ on their feet. The performance heritage of the German sportswear brands like PUMA was always... Read More

10/10/2018

My Generation: Classic Mod Parka Style At 80s Casual Classics

The Pretty Green Hooded Parka is just one fine example of our selection of parkas and classic Mod style. If the Casuals had their Settanta’s and Borg Elite’s, the Mods had their parkas and polo shirts. The original Mod subculture came off the back of the Teddy Boy scene of the 1950s with a group of young Londoner’s looking for something new, something fresh and most of all something modern. Just like the majority of other subcultures it was all about the clothes and the music with the original Mods... Read More

Berghaus Jackets Liam Gallagher 06/10/2018

Big Jackets, Britpop & Berghaus

Our latest collection of Berghaus Jackets are full of classic 90s style and packed with all the latest outdoors garment technology. Whilst other outdoors brands like The North Face remained more of an American thing, the UK outdoors brand, Berghaus, were the ones setting the standards in Europe throughout the 70s and 80s. One of the first pioneering outdoors brands to use GORE-TEX technology in Europe, Berghaus built its reputation on creating technical outerwear that could protect its wearer in the harshest weather conditions. With the rise of Acid House... Read More

Sergio Tacchini Track Top John McEnroe 03/10/2018
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Classic Sergio Tacchini Track Top Styles As Worn By The Tennis Legend Himself

John McEnroe was one of the greatest tennis players that ever lived, he also introduced Sergio Tacchini to a new generation of casual sportswear lovers. Even those who don’t queue up for 5 hours to get a seat on ‘Murray mound’ during Wimbledon have heard of John McEnroe. Kind of like the Roy Keane of the tennis world, McEnroe was known for his famous outbursts and temper with the phrase “You cannot be serious” from Wimbledon 1981 and more umpire onslaughts at the Stockholm Open in 1984 even calling the... Read More

Kickers Kick Hi 29/09/2018

Classic Kicks The Kickers Way

The Kickers Kick Hi became the footwear choice of rave revelers of the late 80s looking to avoid the ‘no trainer’ policies of the clubs. Kickers were born out of the concept to create a shoe that could be worn with jeans with their ‘Born From Denim’ slogan setting the tone from the very beginning. The French shoemaker quickly became a respected label among the music elite of the 70s and 80s from The Who’s front man Roger Daltrey to Rod Stewart, to the king of pop music himself, David... Read More

MA.STRUM Sweatshirts AW18 26/09/2018

MA.STRUM: It’s All About The Fabrics

Our latest collection from MA.STRUM includes winter ready outerwear with crystal nylon fabrics utilising the latest technology and garment innovation. Since MA.STRUM burst on the scene back in 2008 it would be fair to say they have become a highly respected name among those who know their Maharishi from their Marshall Artist. Originally released in collaboration with the Massimo Osti Archive, MA. STRUM draws on everything we love from the original Osti designs of the 80s and 90s, from military influences to technical fabrics and the latest garment innovation. As... Read More

Tony Soprano Fila Velour 22/09/2018

Forget About It: Luxury Fila Velour Style at 80s CC

Get that luxury sportswear and Soprano look with our range of classic Fila Velour track top and track pants. There’s always been something special about classic sportswear in velour. Something which has also been closely associated with the sportswear mafia look, and these guys don’t mess about when it comes to clothes. Back in the 80s and 90s if they weren’t wearing $1000 suits they could be seen hanging around their local restaurants and bars kitted out head to toe in Fila Velour tracksuits. In the HBO TV series the Sopranos,... Read More

Neil Primett 80s Casual Classics 20/09/2018
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Neil Primett Answers Questions From 80s CC Customers

As part of our ongoing video series with 80s CC founder, Neil Primett, we asked our customers to send in some of their own questions. Last year we ran a competition to give our ever growing followers the chance to put their own questions to our very own founder, Neil Primett. As part of our ongoing series, this particular video gave our very own customers an insight into the world of 80s Casual Classics with a selection of hand picked questions answered by Neil himself. Discussing everything from our involvement... Read More

ASICS GEL LYTE 15/09/2018

The Asics GEL-LYTE Trainer Was Born Out Of The 80s Sole Revolution

The ASICS GEL-LYTE trainer marked the first of the GEL-LYTE legacy, a lightweight running trainer and still one of the greatest. The running trainer revolution of the 80s reached new levels with brands like adidas, Nike, New Balance, PUMA & Saucony all fighting for a place at the top of the athletic footwear podium. Asics were also a sportswear brand who already had close connections with the running world, for example Derek Clayton broke the marathon world record in 1967 wearing a pair of Asics running shoes. The Finnish athlete Lasse... Read More

adidas Beckenbauer Track Top 13/09/2018
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The Beckenbauer Is More Than Just A Tracktop, it’s a 3 Stripes Legacy

Does classic 3 stripes apparel get much better than the iconic adidas Beckenbauer track top? A legendary player and manager for West Germany & Bayern Munich, Franz Beckenbauer is a name that is highly regarded as one of the greatest names in football that ever lived. The celebrated football icon dominated the beautiful game throughout the 1970s winning everything from the World Cup to the European Cup. His football honours didn’t stop at player level though, the legendary German defender also went onto to manage the West Germany side to... Read More

adidas Forest Grove trainer 07/09/2018

The adidas Forest Grove Trainer Might Remind You of Something Else…

The adidas Forest Grove trainer revives the legacy of a classic 3 stripes 80s running silhouette and all that Bill Dellinger design inspiration. Whether or not you have already laid eyes on the newly released adidas Forest Grove silhouette, you are still probably thinking that it looks awfully familiar. That’s because it does. The Forest Grove comes as a very special revival of the Oregon trainer, an all time classic 80s running silhouette, released in an era where running was the thing and adidas wanted their 3 stripes stamped across... Read More

Barbour Ouston Hooded Jacket in Black 04/09/2018

Barbour: A British Heritage Brand For The Jacket Fanatics

You’ll love our latest selection of Barbour outerwear from classic motorcycle heritage style like the Barbour International Duke Jacket to classic country style like the Barbour Liddesdale. If you had to sum up Barbour in one sentence it would probably be something like, “A classic British brand rich in motorcycle heritage, country apparel and casual panache”. Long before Barbour became the global powerhouse it has become over the last 10 years the brand was already a firm favourite among the casual outerwear fanatics and dressers of the world. It was... Read More

Ellesse Terrazzo jacket 30/08/2018

Get That Retro 90s Look With Our Colourful Selection Of Ellesse & Fila Jackets

Our latest selection of outerwear includes the likes of the Ellesse Terrazzo and the Fila 1911 jacket, packed full of 90s retro style and a great addition to any sportswear fanatics wardrobes. The early 90s gave birth to a certain style of sportswear aesthetic that would go down in history. As rave culture started to gain momentum across the UK and Europe, apparel also started to change with sportswear being the look of choice, just like the original casuals had adapted 10 years earlier, only bolder and even more in... Read More

26/08/2018

The adidas SPEZIAL Trainer First Originated As An Indoor Handball Shoe

The adidas Handball Spezial trainer celebrates the original casual era and the classic indoor handball silhouette. Like the majority of classic 3 stripes trainers released throughout the 70s and 80s it was all about performance and function,  generally coming with some form of athletic inspiration and story. The casual era really saw the birth of where unknown European silhouettes started to make their way onto the UK shores. Trainers like the original adidas Spezial trainer, a shoe designed for playing indoor handball, a sport that wasn’t exactly on the rota... Read More

Marshall Artist Siren Sweatshirt 22/08/2018

New Marshall Artist Siren Sweats, Hoodies & Tees At 80s Casual Classics

The new Marshall Artist Siren sweatshirt is the perfect bit of kit for the start of the football season and the build up to Autumn. Marshall Artist has started to become a bit of a staple at 80s Casual Classics in recent years. What we really like about the British brand is their use of quality fabrics and designs with an end product that doesn’t break the bank like some other designer labels do. Affordable and functional with all the perks and style that you would expect from the casually adored... Read More

Adidas Gazelle Classic Colours 18/08/2018

The addias Gazelle Is A Classic Super Suede Silhouette

The latest adidas Gazelle trainer celebrates an era of Britpop, classic 3 stripes and the colourful 90s era. Ask any trainer nut to tell you one of the most well known adidas trainers of all time and the Gazelle will always be up there. The history of the iconic 3 stripes style spans all the way back to the 60s, starting its design initially as a track shoe and then moving onto an all round sports trainer. Interestingly enough the Gazelle was also one of the first adidas trainers to... Read More

Old Skool Cagoules K-way 15/08/2018

Time To Get Rain Ready With Our Selection Of Old Skool Cagoules

The summer festival season isn’t quite over just yet which is why you’ll love our selection of old skool cagoules. Picture this for a moment. You’ve been waiting all year for this and you’ve managed to get a good spot in the crowd, the drinks are flowing and the warm up act has just finished their set. You stand and wait as the artist you paid to come here to see gets ready to drop one of your all time favourite tracks and then from out of nowhere…its starts hammering... Read More

Fila BB1 Polo Shirt Borg 12/08/2018

New Fila Products & Classic Borg Style At 80s Casual Classics

We’ve just taken delivery of some fresh Fila BB1 colourways, new Fila styles rich in tennis nostalgia and classic 80s casual style. From its humble Italian beginnings in Biella back in 1911, it wasn’t really until Fila graced the tennis world and centre court that it transformed into one of the worlds most celebrated Italian sportswear labels. From the original White Line Collection of the 1970s, Fila looked to merge the lines between fashion and function, putting out contemporary sportswear designs with a timeless Italian edge. It just looked the... Read More

Khan Memoirs Of An Asian Football Casual 07/08/2018

Khan: Memoirs Of An Asian Football Casual

From a traditional Muslim background, Riaz Khan became one of the first Asians to become involved in the UK’s casual scene of the 1980s. Forget the right wing stereotype portrayed by the media for a second, the football casual scene wasn’t about race divide, it was about unity, a mutual love for designer sportswear, music and the opportunity to let off some steam at the weekend. As a young Asian lad from a traditional Pakistani background, Riaz Khan found himself involved with the notorious ‘Baby Squad’, Leicester City’s famous hooligan... Read More

PUMA Whirlwind trainer 05/08/2018

PUMA Revive The Whirlwind From The Herzogenaurach Archives

The PUMA Whirlwind trainer is a classic 80s running shoe and is now revived from the PUMA archives. Following on previously from big releases like the Clyde and the Suede, the 80s saw the Herzogenaurach based German sportswear brand continue their research and dedication into the world of sports and performance footwear. Like a lot of trainers from the era it wasn’t just their performance qualities that got people talking, it was also just simply down to the fact they looked good, regardless if you were wearing them for athletic or... Read More

New Balance 574 trainer 01/08/2018

The New Balance 574 Is An 80s Trainer Icon

The New Balance 574 trainer was originally released in an era of road running, one-upmanship and the start of a footwear revolution. There’s always been something a bit different about New Balance that will always stay true to its original fans. The 1980s not only saw the rise of the casuals but also the yuppies who were prepared to pay top dollar for the best running trainers. New Balance saw an opportunity to crossover the traditional running shoe for every day use with the introduction of a range of styles... Read More

adidas Samba OG black yellow 29/07/2018

The adidas Samba OG Trainer Was Designed By Mr Adi Dassler Himself

We’ve got some new colourways landing of the adidas Samba OG trainer, an original 3 stripes classic courtesy of Adi Dassler. First introduced back in the early 60s, in an era when the adidas brand were really starting to show the world what they were made of, the adidas Samba OG started its own legacy. Like a lot of the classic 3 stripes stuff, the Samba was designed with performance at its core. Not just a fancy shoe to look to good, the Samba was rock solid, literally, with Dassler... Read More

Barbour t-Shirts 25/07/2018

Barbour: A Classic British Heritage Brand

Barbour might have started on the backs of farmers and wealthy landowners, but the British heritage brand has become so much more than just waxed cotton and tweed. Barbour could be regularly seen on the likes of Emmerdale’s Jack Sugden throughout the 80s & 90s, although it would be fair to say the brand has gained a much larger appreciation among the dressers of the world than the countryside farmers. Big coats made out of water repellent fabrics, loads of larger than life functional pockets and classic British designs, Barbour... Read More

Holiday Essentials 23/07/2018
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Holiday Essentials This Summer At 80s Casual Classics

The World Cup might be over for another 4 years but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy the summer season with our massive selection of holiday essentials. This one goes out to all the lads holidays, the Ibiza weekenders, the summer road trippers, the island hoppers and the all inclusive pool side loungers. Whatever your plans are for the summer season our huge selection of holiday essentials have got you covered with everything from classic 80s court swagger to 90s Brit Pop nostalgia. Whether you’re romancing in Rome, partying in... Read More

diadora borg elite 17/07/2018
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Diadora Borg Elite: The Original 80s Tennis Classic & Still The Best

If a single pair of trainers could sum up the 80s casual era it would probably be the Diadora Borg Elite, as famously worn by the tennis legend himself. It would be very surprising these days if for example the likes of Novak Djokovic was to endorse a pair of trainers and create a cult following in the process. In fact it would almost certainly never happen. Its not because Djokovic isn’t a world class tennis player or that he doesn’t have any fans, it simply comes down to one thing…panache. Panache... Read More

Casual Summer Caps Lacoste 14/07/2018

Casual Summer Caps At 80s Casual Classics

The sun is shining which means its time to check out our massive range of casual summer caps. The classic cap has become a bit of a casual staple over the last 30 or so years, favoured by some casuals for its CCTV ‘face shielding’ qualities the trusty headpiece is also a great accompaniment to any outfit. Born out of the Brooklyn baseball scene over 100 years ago, the classic cap or baseball cap is once again one of the most in demand casual accessories for the summer. So whether... Read More

Diadora Sirio Trainer 11/07/2018

We’ve Got Some Brand New Colourways Of The Diadora Sirio Trainer Landing

The Diadora Sirio trainer looks back to the 80s era of running silhouettes, casual sportswear and retro style. Over the last 40 or so years Diadora have really made their mark on the world of sports from football to tennis with legends such as Roberto Baggio and Björn Borg waving the Diadora endorsement flag. Athletics and running have also been a key factor in the Italian sportswear label’s heritage with 90s running classics like the V7000 & N9000 going down as some of the trainer worlds finest running silhouettes to date.... Read More

casuals t-shirts 07/07/2018

Made For The Casuals: Casual Logos At 80s Casual Classics

Our selection of casual t-shirts and sweats celebrates the casuals with a selection of casual logo and graphics. The casuals introduced continental sportswear to the UK thanks to supporters from clubs like Liverpool during the late 70s and early 80s who were travelling across Europe. The media were quick to judge but the new found casual movement wasn’t just about ‘rep’, it was a lifestyle, no different than say the mods before them. The term dressers came out about simply because like minded youths liked to look good and most... Read More

wimbledon whites Borg 04/07/2018
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Tennis Getup & Wimlebdon Whites The 80s Casual Classics Way

‘Whiter than white’, no its not a washing detergent advert but just some of the greatest tennis gear that ever existed. Isn’t it great this time of year for sport lovers? With the beginning of July not only marking the start of the summer but also the start of the most celebrated tennis events on the entire planet, Wimbledon. If football has the World Cup, the tennis equivalent would most certainly be Wimbledon. Yes there’s the US, Australian and French Open’s but nothing really compares to the heritage and legacy... Read More

30/06/2018
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Best Company Clothing Is A Classic 80s Label As Famously Worn By The Paninaro

Best Company Clothing was a must have label for the Italian Paninaro subculture and is now proudly introduced to 80s Casual Classics. During the early 80s in the UK we had the birth of the casuals, whilst in Italy it was the Paninaro. An Italian subculture that liked hanging around cafes, fast food restaurants, riding motorbikes and wearing the latest designer clothing. The movement started in Milan, where like minded middle class youths would meet in panini bars wearing expensive designer clothing. Fueled by American consumerism and the excitement of... Read More

adidas continental 80 rascal 26/06/2018

The adidas Continental Is Revived In All Its OG 80s Glory

The adidas Continental 80 is brought back to life from the 3 stripes archive with all its original European tennis court style. The adidas Continental trainer is one of the latest silhouettes to be revived from the 3 stripes archive. The 80s era really saw some of the top adidas releases of all time and will always be remembered as one of the most influential decades for 3 stripes fanatics and followers. Although some 3 stripes silhouettes are more remembered than others, what’s always magical about any archive re-release is... Read More

old skool track tops 23/06/2018

Go Back To The Old Skool With Our Selection Of Classic Track Tops

From centre court crowds to football fan nostalgia, our selection of old skool track tops will certainly keep you on point. When it comes to classic sportswear, the track top is arguably the daddy of them all. At 80s Casual Classics the trusty track top has been part and parcel of our DNA from the very beginning, from bringing back classic 80s styles alongside re-working archive silhouettes with new exclusive colourways. Over the years our website has become the ‘go to’ place for a wide variety of signature styles from... Read More

adidas Indoor Super squash trainer 21/06/2018
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The adidas Indoor Super Was First Born On The Squash Courts

We’ve got some brand new colourways landing from the 80s squash court classic trainer, the adidas Indoor Super. Throughout the 80s, adidas released a selection of racket sport trainers that were well…super. Signature styles like for example the Barrington Super, the Squash Super and the Indoor Super were designed for the indoor courts and racket sports such as badminton and squash. As adidas had already pretty much set the standard for the classic tennis trainer with the Stan Smith, trainers like the Indoor Super saw the 3 Stripes brand diversifying... Read More

retro runners Saucony 10/06/2018

Retro Runners: Classic 80s Styles Designed For Distance

Our selection of retro runners celebrates an era of 80s casual style, marathons and running nostalgia. Just like a lot of trainer styles, the 80s also marked a significant period for running trainers, with certain styles becoming synonymous not only to the era, but also getting recognition as some as the best running silhouettes of all time. Designed for distance, it was the sportswear companies of the era that looked to introduce silhouettes that had been tried and tested across New York’s marathon which spans over the 5 boroughs of... Read More

ibiza style bora bora 07/06/2018

Bora Bora, Balearic Tunes & Björn Borg Shorts: Ibiza Style At 80s Casual Classics

We’re getting geared up for some summer vibes with our Ibiza style outfit selections featuring everything from classic Fila tennis gear to archive adidas trainers. Ibiza, or the ‘White Isle’ as it called by some, became the epicenter of electronic dance music following the rise of acid house culture during the late 80s and early 90s. The sun drenched Spanish island became the holiday home of house music & techno with some of the greatest DJ’s that have ever lived to have graced its clubs, bars and terraces. From the... Read More

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Slip Into These Summer Slides With 80s Casual Classics

We’ve got a massive selection of retro summer slides with the likes of the adidas adilette slides for the ultimate poolside style. When it comes to summer staples at 80s Casual Classics they’ve usually got some retro story or sportswear heritage to brag about alongside their cool swagger style. From classic Fila High Tide shorts to retro England shirts we take pride in sourcing some of the most sought after sportswear to look your best over the holiday season. With a massive resurgence in recent years, the classic slide has... Read More

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Game Set & Match: The Build Up To Wimbledon

With literally a month a go to the start of the worlds most celebrated grand slam tennis tournament, the build up to Wimbledon has officially begun. Wimbledon 2018 will mark the 132nd edition from the SW19 lawn club, with a prestige and heritage that has been built up since 1877. The 2 week tournament sees some of the worlds biggest stars from all over the world secure their seats at centre court which has played host to some of the biggest tennis matches in history between Peter Sampras & Boris... Read More

Bermuda Trainers Deep Sand 30/05/2018

The adidas Bermuda Trainer Is Now Available In Some Brand New Colourways

The adidas Bermuda trainer first surfaced in the trainer world as part of the 3 Stripes Island Series back in the early 80s. As far as modern day trainer re-issues go, they don’t really get much better than the original 3 stripes releases from the early casual era. As new adi’ styles are introduced its always the classic 3 stripes stuff that will get people talking from the original wearers themselves to the new wave of adidas collectors and enthusiasts. After the revival of the highly anticipated re-release of the... Read More

gabicci vintage the firm 26/05/2018

Don’t Stop The Music: Classic Cuts & Soulful Style From Gabicci Vintage

From the iconic nightclub scene from ‘The Firm’ to the original London dressers, we’ve got a massive collection of timeless classics from Gabicci Vintage. First introduced in the 1970s, it was brands like Gabicci that would go on to become one of the original brands associated with the early casual scene. From the original dressers of London, the rude boys and the rastas, the British brand connected with a new wave of style seekers with Italian inspiration and a smarter ‘casual’ look. The brands iconic ‘G’ emblem became synonymous with... Read More

The Business Sergio Tacchini 23/05/2018
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We’ve Got All The Key Styles From The Business Now Back In Stock

If you haven’t seen The Business with Danny Dyer & Tamer Hassan from 2005 then its probably about time you did. The words of Front Magazine, “More cocaine than Casino, more guns than Goodfellas and more swearing than Scarface”, did a pretty good job of summing up Nick Love’s cult crime classic, The Business, released in 2005. Not only did the film mark the next chapter of British crime thrillers, it couldn’t of really done a better job of highlighting the 80s era, with more Italian sportswear on show than... Read More

festival essentials 20/05/2018

Mud, Music & Pac A Macs: Festival Essentials At 80s Casual Classics

Get geared up for the festival season, whatever the weather, with our massive selection of festival essentials. The summer festival season is now here which means its probably about time to make sure you’ve got all the correct festival essentials for the job. 2018 will see Glastonbury take an annual break from the UK summer festival circuit but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of choice without the celebrated Somerset event on the festival roster. Festivals have certainly grown in popularity over the last 10 years with just about... Read More

Lacoste Polo shirts 16/05/2018

Summer Sun: Ultimate Polo Shirts At 80s Casual Classics

We’ve got everything from classic Lacoste polo shirts to bold Ellesse stripes in our massive selection of summer polo shirts. If you can remember buying one of your first ever Lacose polo shirts, you will surely remember getting blown away by the sheer volumes of colours, hues and tones on offer. A simple style with what seemed like unlimited available colourways has become an all time casual favourite, not to mention the original and first of its kind thanks to René Lacoste’s design inspiration. Originally known as a tennis shirt, the... Read More

designer casual t-shirts 14/05/2018

It’s A Casual Thing: Summer Casual T-Shirts From 80s Casual Classics

Check out our collection of designer casual t-shirts and everything you need to show your love for the casual movement. Whether you grew up on the terraces or just liked the clothes, you’ll love our new exclusive designer casual t-shirts. As the casual movement spread like wildfire across the UK throughout the late 70s and early 80s a new look had been born. From merging Italian sportswear brands like Sergio Tacchini with designer labels like Lois and the latest adidas trainers, the casual has always taken great pride in their... Read More

Liverpool European cup 1981 09/05/2018

The Dominance of English Football Clubs in The European Cup

Before the likes of Lionel Messi & Christiana Ronaldo dazzled the Champions League crowds with their modern game skills of technical excellence, the European Cup was once dominated by the English clubs. Back in the late 70s and early 80s it was Merseyside clubs like Liverpool under the direction of Bob Paisley and Joe Fagan that stole the show, boasting the same European Cup glories in their silverware cabinet as Juventus and Man Utd put together. Liverpool have lifted the European Cup, or Champions League as it was renamed in... Read More

adidas Deerupt 02/05/2018

The adidas Deerupt Trainer Celebrates The 3 Stripes Running Archives Of The 80s

Mixing modern style with classic 80s archive runner inspiration, the adidas Deerupt trainer combines the old with the new. As modern trainer technology evolves its always the classic archive stuff that people like to shout about. With adidas for example, their recent releases have been all about mixing the old with the new, with a clear vision that 3 stripes archive styles can be somehow re-invented for the modern day wearer. Modern classics, as some may call them, have seen adidas not only re-releasing classic styles from the archive but... Read More

Marshall Artist SS18 27/04/2018

Get Ready For The Summer With Marshall Artist At 80s Casual Classics

We’ve got all the latest Marshall Artist SS18 goodies from micro ripstop lightweight jackets to garment dyed combat shorts. Marshall Artist is still a relatively new brand to 80s Casual Classics. A Manchester based casual menswear brand that prides itself on using the finest fabrics with Italian sportswear influences. The latest offerings from the brand include summer selections in bold pastel colourways, technical outerwear, loungewear and beach ready apparel. You could say Marshall Artist has become a bit of a staple to 80s Casual Classics with our massive representation available... Read More

24/04/2018

Go Mad For It With Our Massive Selection Of Bucket Hats

We’ve got bucket hats a plenty from the classic Aquascutum Club Check bucket hat to some of the most iconic headwear pieces available at 80s Casual Classics. The good old bucket hat, its been about longer than anyone can care to remember yet always makes a massive impact over the warmer months of the year. The mods were one of the first youth subculture’s to make the bucket hat cool, from what had been traditionally worn by farmers and fisherman for protection against the sun. Then the likes of John... Read More

england retro football shirts 22/04/2018
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Three Lions On A Shirt, Gazza Tears & Kevin Keegan Perms

Our selection of England retro football shirts celebrate the forthcoming World Cup and an era of football nostalgia from the 80s and 90s. England’s World Cup record hasn’t exactly been the greatest on the national football circuit has it? Saying that the same could be said for their World Cup anthems. New Order’s 1990 track ‘World in Motion’ obviously wasn’t some of the Manchester electronic bands finest music, lets forget the John Barnes rapping, but the track wasn’t half bad when compared with the likes of ‘This Time, We’ll Get... Read More

Fila Vilas track top the Business 18/04/2018

The Business Of Classic Fila With 80s Casual Classics

We celebrate ‘The Business’ and an era of tennis icons with these classic Fila styles as worn by Danny Dyer & Björn Borg. If you didn’t already know, the 80s Casual Classics story really started to blow up after the release of ‘The Business’ in 2005. We were trusted with the task to work alongside brands like Fila & Sergio Tacchini to bring back key 80s sportswear styles from the era that were featured in the film. Bringing back archive styles with exclusive colourways and re-releases has become the backbone of... Read More

Diadora Tokyo Trainer 15/04/2018

Check Out These Fresh Italian Retro Runners From Diadora

Packed full of Italian sportswear heritage and classic 80s runner looks, you’ll love our latest selection of Diadora Tokyo, Birmingham & Sirio trainers. Diadora has played a vital role in the 80s Casual Classics story from the very beginning, alongside other fellow Italian sportswear labels such as Ellesse, Fila & Sergio Tacchini. An Italian sportswear label rich in 80s nostalgia that is still held in the same high regard today as it was when the likes of Björn Borg stepped foot onto centre court. Originally founded in 1948, Diadora established itself... Read More

12/04/2018
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One Foot In The Rave With 80s Casual Classics

We celebrate an era of Acid House & rave culture with the likes of Gio Goi, Chevignon, Lacoste & Henri Lloyd. From the words of D-Mob, “Acid, a musical phenomenon, only for the headstrong, makes you want to dance, move & groove your feet”, marks the start of their hit track ‘We Call It Acieed’ released in 1989. Although some may argue the tune saw Acid House come into the mainstream spectrum, it pretty much sums up the scene with its squelching sounds, basslines and Roland drum machine produced beats,... Read More

adidas Jeans MkII 07/04/2018

Fresh New Colourways Of The adidas Bermuda & The Jeans MKII Trainers

Check out our latest selection of classic 3 stripes styles including the adidas Bermuda and Jeans MKII updated in some fresh new colourways. So first of all lets talk about the adidas Bermuda trainer which revives the original Island Series legacy from the 70s and 80s. As far as highly collectible 3 stripes styles go, the Island Series is arguably up there with the original City Series, also coming from a pinnacle era of casual style and appreciation. Alongside the Bermuda, other notable styles from the original Island Series included... Read More

adidas beckenbauer track top 04/04/2018
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Trainer & Tracktop Combos The 80s Casual Classics Way

We’ve paired up some iconic Sergio Tacchini, Fila, Ellesse & adidas Beckenbauer track tops with our selection of classic trainers. As many classic sportswear collectors will tell you, getting the trainer/tracktop combo right takes a lot of thought. You’re not going to pair up some bright red trainers with a green track top are you? Paying care and attention to colourways and matching styles is as important to us dressers as anything else. So whether you’re pairing up Japanese exclusive 3 stripes with legendary adidas Beckenbauer track tops, or Borg... Read More

Chevignon Togs Unlimited Lake Jacket 31/03/2018

Classic Chevignon Styles And Everything You Need To Know About Togs Unlimited

Chevignon first surfaced in the 80s making American military inspired outerwear and creating timeless pieces. Chevignon are a French brand we have been working closely with at 80s Casual Classics over the last 12 months. A brand that has been on our radar now for a while, not only being known as solid outerwear label but also with close connections to youth culture and the late 80s and early 90s rave scene. The iconic Togs Unlimited duck logo became a common sight across rave events as well as also being seen... Read More

29/03/2018
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The adidas Los Angeles Trainer Is One Of The Greatest Running Styles Of All Time

We’ve got more OG colourways of the adidas Los Angeles trainer landing at 80s Casual Classics. Its styles like the adidas Los Angeles trainer that remind us just how good the 80s really were for classic runners. As the adidas European City Series took its grip across the continent with the likes of the Munchen, the Malmo and the Milano, throughout the 70s and 80s,  North America was getting its first introduction to classic 3 stripes with running styles that would go onto become something of legends. Running silhouettes were... Read More

Sergio Tacchini Dallas John McEnroe 25/03/2018
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Sergio Tacchini Classics: No One Does It Better

The Sergio Tacchnini Dallas & Masters are now back at their spiritual home with some very special limited edition releases. Sergio Tacchnini has become part of the heritage and backbone at 80s Casual Classics since the very beginning. A key brand from the 80s tennis era as well as being a firm casual favourite, its brands like Tacchini that have gone down in 80s folklore. Over the years we have brought back key 80s styles from the Italian sportswear brand’s archive, from an era of casual sportswear and tennis nostalgia... Read More

80s Casual Sportswear 20/03/2018
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An Interview with an 80s Casual Classics collector: Colin Jobling

We caught up with Colin Jobling, an 80s sportswear collector and long term customer of 80s Casual Classics. Colin Jobling has been apart of 80s Casual Classics since the very beginning. Although not directly involved in the business,  he has contributed considerably into the ideas of growing the 80s Casual Classics brand with rare finds and imagery that have been used to re-issue archive products. Having played at semi-professional level for Cambridge United youth academy, Colin was brought up surrounded by casual sportswear, an admiration that soon turned into lifelong... Read More

Saucony Originals DXN trainer 18/03/2018

Time To Get Serious With These Saucony Originals 80s Running Classics

80s classics like the Saucony Originals DXN trainer were built for performance with one particular sport in mind…running. For trainer collectors and fanatics there will always be a continued admiration for classic 80s running styles. These styles weren’t just designed for posing about in, they were made to run in, and that’s exactly what the likes of Saucony aimed to achieve. Teaming up with the renowned marathon runner and athlete, Rod Dixon, Saucony Originals set about to create the worlds perfect running shoe and its fair to say they didn’t... Read More

Marshall Artist sweatshirts 15/03/2018

Get Your Sweats On With These New Selections From 80s Casual Classics

We’ve got a great selection of Marshall Artist sweatshirts and classic adidas Originals Trefoil designs in a variety of fresh summer colourways. The trusted sweatshirt has been a staple wardrobe piece for decades. What started out originally as a training top for athletic use soon became just as practical for every day wear. The sweatshirt is the perfect bit of kit for layering up, under outerwear and over T-shirts. They’re also just simply comfortable and easy to wear whatever the occasion, from traveling about to lounging around. We’ve got a... Read More

adidas new york trainer white grey 10/03/2018

We’ve Got Even More Colourways Of The adidas New York Trainer Arriving At 80s CC

The adidas New York trainer has already gone down a storm at 80s Casual Classics and we’ve got even more colours available to pre-order. The adidas New York trainer has become somewhat of an icon to the 3 stripes collectors of the world, packing more nostalgia and running heritage than your average silhouette. The highly celebrated Cities series took its names from European cities, with the 3 stripes brand also introducing the North American Cities Series throughout the 1980s which included the Boston Super, Dallas, Atlanta and New York trainers.... Read More

Fila Swim Shorts Dyer 07/03/2018

Get Your Swagger On With Our Great Selection Of Tennis Shorts & Swim Shorts

We’ve got everything from Fila swim shorts to retro Ellesse tennis shorts, good to go and ready for some poolside swagger. The cold weather has just hit us hard here in the UK, which means its probably about time to get away and get some sunshine. Whether its the Costa Del Sol or Ibiza you’re jet setting to over the next couple of months, you’re probably going to need something to swagger about in whilst you’re out there. What better than a classic pair of shorts for some chilled out... Read More

adidas Samba Suede Trainer 03/03/2018

The adidas Samba Trainer Gets The Premium Rich Suede Treatment

We’ve just had some premium suede versions of the classic adidas Samba land at 80s Casual Classics in an assortment of new colourways. Over the years, the adidas Samba trainer has built a reputation with 3 stripes fans and a followers as an all time great. The Samba first made its mark on the world as a football trainer back in the early 60’s, designed to be able to withstand harsh weather pitch conditions with the design concept courtesy of Mr Adi Dassler himself. The celebrated 3 stripes Samba silhouette... Read More

Marshall Artist Jackets 28/02/2018

Our Selection Of Marshall Artist Jackets Feature Ripstop & Liquid Nylon Fabrics

The latest Marshall Artist Jackets have now landed at 80s Casual Classics, packing the latest technical fabrics and garment innovation. Since its arrival at 80s Casual Classics, Marshall Artist has become a firm favourite among our worldwide customers and loyal followers. Mixing everything from 90s sportswear, military apparel and the latest garment tech, the Manchester based brand have gained a solid reputation for creating highly functional technical apparel. 80s Casual Classics are a now a key stockist to the brand and we’ve just had a great selection of Marshall Artist... Read More

PUMA rainbow trainer OG 23/02/2018

PUMA Revives The Rainbow Retro Runner & The TK Indoor Tennis Trainer

From the PUMA Rainbow retro runner to classic court trainers, we’ve got a great selection of PUMA styles landing at 80s Casual Classics. There has always been something unique about that classic PUMA look. The Dassler brothers have become two of the most influential people to ever exist in the trainer world with Adi pursuing his own 3 stripes path and Rudolph taking the reigns of the PUMA label. The 70s and 80s saw a wealth of classic PUMA styles that will always be admired from performance to every day casual... Read More

adidas Superstar Track Top Windbreaker 20/02/2018

The adidas Superstar Is Back At 80s CC In Track Top & Windbreaker Styles

The classic adidas Superstar Track Top is back in OG form with subtle updates as well as a new windbreaker format. Adopting the same name as the iconic basketball trainer before it, the adidas Superstar Track Top comes from a world of 3 stripes nostalgia. If adidas are known for anything its trainers and most certainly tracksuits, both just as significant as the other to the German sportswear label’s back catalogue. Originally released in 1979, the Superstar Track Top was designed for the courts but soon became a key 3... Read More

16/02/2018
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We’ve Got An Exclusive Diadora Borg Elite Trainer Dropping At 80s Casual Classics

From the words of Björn Borg himself, “If I were in your shoes, I’d want to buy my shoes”. If you had to list one of the greatest tennis trainers of all time, the Diadora Borg Elite trainer would come very close to the top. Released in an era where tennis fashion had swept the nation thanks to the likes of Björn Borg and the early casual movement also adopting the Italian sportswear look. Borg had already put fellow Italian brand, Fila, on the map and now Diadora wanted their share of... Read More

MA.STRUM Pegasus Jacket 12/02/2018

Check Out The Latest Outerwear Styles To Land At 80s Casual Classics

From the MA.STRUM Pegasus Jacket to military inspired smocks, we’ve got a great selection of outerwear for the jacket fanatics of the world. As the weather starts to transition into ever so slightly warmer days, we’ve got all the jacket fanatics of the world covered with our latest assortment of outerwear. A good piece of outerwear not only needs to keep you dry and weather protected but also needs to look the part come rain, sun, wind or snow. With the ever changing and unpredictable weather, we’ve got a great... Read More

Ellesse Mont II Jacket Camo 07/02/2018

The Ellesse Mont II Jacket Is A Necessity For Any Après-Ski Activity

For February 2018 we are introducing some new colourways and styles of the classic Ellesse Mont II Jacket. It would be fair to say the Ellesse Mont II Jacket has become one of our favourite outerwear pieces and signature styles at 80s Casual Classics. As well as being known for kitting out some of the greatest tennis icons on the courts, Ellesse have always had a close connection with the ski slopes with bold and colourful winter ski apparel. Ellesse collectors will know doubt have seen some of the ‘in... Read More

adidas Beckenbauer Track Top 03/02/2018
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Football Nostalgia Meets Classic 3 Stripes With the adidas Beckenbauer Track Top

If its classic adi’ you’re after then look no further than our adidas Beckenbauer range and the story of a footballing legend. First released in an era of European football magic, the adidas Beckenbauer tracksuit has become some of the most celebrated 3 stripes apparel ever released. The Beckenbauer 3 stripes’ association is as important as any, sitting firmly at the top of the adidas sportsman endorsement lines alongside the likes of Stan Smith and more recently, Paul Pogba. From the original tracksuit release in 1973 to the highly sought... Read More

Fila Settanta MK1 Track Top 31/01/2018
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From Tennis Nostalgia To Cult Classics: The Fila Settanta MK1 Is Simply The Best

Known as the Fila Settanta MK1, the Fila BJ and the Fila Matchday, its simply one of the best styles ever made by the Italian sportswear label. The Fila Settanta MK1 legacy began with an era of casual sportswear and tennis legends of the 1970s and 1980s. Thanks to Fila’s very own pin up boy, Björn Borg, who went on to inspire the whole casual movement with his match day attire and very own BJ Fila line. Considered one of the tennis world’s greatest ever champions, Borg won a total of... Read More

adidas Campus 27/01/2018

From The Beastie Boys To Britpop: The adidas Campus Is An All Time Casual Classic

The adidas Campus is a classic 3 stripes trainer having close connections to music and subcultures since the 1980s. There has always been something effortless and honest about the adidas Campus that has made it a firm favourite in the 3 stripes family over the last 30 or so years. As far as classic adi’ goes, aesthetically it doesn’t get much more straight forward; 3 stripes, soft uppers and that signature adidas trainer feel. Although the Campus ‘officially’ made its comeback last year, its presence never really left. It has... Read More

fila classics danny dyer 23/01/2018
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We’re Back ‘In Business’ With These Fila Classics

We’ve got some great Fila Vintage classics back in stock as featured on Mr Danny Dyer himself in Nick Love’s cult classic, The Business. Released in 2005, The Business from Nick Love explored the London gangster culture of the 1980s on the Costa del Crime and an era of sunshine, sportswear and smuggling. Following on from the critically acclaimed ‘Goodbye Charlie Bright’ released in 2001, which explored London estate subculture and petty crime, The Business delved deeper into gangland and the notorious London underworld. Following the story of Frankie (Danny... Read More

Aquascutum Abott Vicuna Club Check Cap 19/01/2018

The Aquascutum Abott Vicuna Club Check Cap Is Back With A Bang

The Aquascutum matchday staple is back due to popular demand after 10 years in hiding. Aquascutum has casual and classic running through its checked veins and has been a notable pattern of British heritage since the Victorian era. A premium rich swagger brand of the early 80s alongside the likes of Burberry, Aquascutum is an all time British casual classic, known primarily for its waterproof trench coats and checked range of accessories from scarves to caps. 10 years is a long time for anyone to wait for a re-release, and... Read More

adidas stan smith 16/01/2018

The adidas Stan Smith: A Tennis Legend & All Time Casual Classic

The classic tennis trainer, the adidas Stan Smith, is one of the best selling 3 stripes styles of all time. The connection between casual classics and tennis has always been close with legends like Stan Smith himself endorsing what would go on to become one of the best selling 3 stripes trainers of all time. What started its life as a clean cut court trainer would earn its place as an all time favourite of the original casuals alongside the likes of the Forest Hill, Samba and City Series. The... Read More

Borg vs Mcenroe 13/01/2018

“You Cannot Be Serious”: The Borg vs McEnroe Movie is Now Available on DVD!

The story of two 80s tennis legends and an era of casual classics is brought to life by Janus Metz Pedersen. If you didn’t manage to catch the iconic tennis movie, Borg vs Mcenroe at the movies back in September 2017, budding tennis fans and 80s casual admirers will be pleased to know the film is now available on DVD. That means you can sit back in your Fila dressing gown and enjoy 2 hours of 80s tennis nostalgia and the story of one of the games fiercest rivals. Starring Shia LaBeouf... Read More

reebok classics 10/01/2018

It’ll Be All White On The Night With These Classics From Reebok

Check out our huge range of crisp white Reebok classics from the Workout Plus to the Club C 85. The 1980s marked a new generation of fitness fanatics and the rise of the global gym goer from Manhattan to Manchester. As other sportswear brands were dominating the tracks and the terraces, Reebok saw huge potential in the gym industry and started to introduce a range of indoor training styles which would go on to become classics of the era. Merging the lines between sportswear and style, Reebok saw a gap... Read More

ADIDAS N-5923 05/01/2018

The adidas N-5923 Trainer Puts A Modern Twist On The 70s Running Style

The N-5923 combines modern trainer technology with classic 3 stripes running heritage. The adidas N-5923 trainer comes from the recently introduced Iniki family, where classic casual style was fused with a futuristic look and the latest 3 stripes technology. Combining different aspects from the 3 stripes archive and modern catalogue, the design went down a storm with classic 3 stripes fans, reminding them of the original casual look but with an updated feel. A new generation of 3 stripes was born where classic casual met the likes of the NMD... Read More