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The Business Holiday Vibes: Classic 80s Fila Tennis Shorts

Get geared up for the holiday season with the ultimate Danny Dyer style and some classic 80s Fila tennis shorts.

The famous quote from Frankie (Danny Dyer) from the Business, “Better to be someone for a day than no one for a lifetime”, is just as about inspiring as it gets when it comes to motivational quotes and sums up the cult classic from 2005 in a nutshell. Forget Einstein, Freud, Luther King and Steve Jobs, all you really need is a cockney gangster’s mindset on the run on the Costa Del Sol and you can tackle just about anything life throws at you! Now nearly 15 years old, The Business has become a film icon of casual sportswear, reviving the original 80s look which has become a popular holiday style from Ibiza to Ayia Napa. Not many films can claim the cult status The Business has created over the last 14 years. For some people it was their first insight into the wonderful world of designer sportswear and for others a reminder of the casual fashion from the era. In true ‘The Business’ style we have now introduced a selection of classic 80s styles from Fila tennis shorts to retro Tacchini designs.

Fila tennis shorts

Above: Classic 80s Fila tennis shorts with the Fila High Tide Shorts now available at 80s Casual Classics.


The original 80s Borg tennis style was brought back to life thanks to Nick Love in 2005 and The Business with Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassan strutting their stuff the 80s casual way. Key casual styles from the era from Italian sportswear brands such as Fila and Sergio Tacchini were highlighted throughout once again reviving the original 80s casual style. The 80s tennis shorts holiday look has been making waves ever since from 80s style stag dos to summer sun seekers all over the world during the holiday season. A timeless sportswear style that looks ‘The Business’ whether it be chilling out at the pool, going out for wander into the local town, heading down to the beach or even walking onto centre court!

Ellesse Tennis Shorts

Above: Classic 80s Ellesse tennis shorts with the Ellesse Tortoreto now available at 80s Casual Classics.


Highlights of our classic 80s tennis shorts collection include the Fila Vintage Hide Tide shorts, a guaranteed winner every season brimming with Bjorn Borg & The Business nostalgia for that ultimate Danny Dyer holiday style. The shorts feature a striped waistband which draws inspiration from Borg’s signature headband with original F branding, piping and terry towelling detailing. We’ve also got classic 80s tennis shorts styles from Ellesse such as the Tortoreto shorts which features a double striped waistband, piping and retro inspired pastel colourways. Last but by no means least we’ve also got classic Sergio Tacchini tennis shorts styles with the Time shorts which feature twin slip details and original logo to the legs. Each style will make you look ‘the business’ and are a great addition for any retro enthusiasts suitcase this holiday season.

Sergio Tacchini Time Shorts

Above: Classic 80s Sergio Tacchini tennis shorts with the Sergio Tacchini Time Shorts now available at 80s Casual Classics.


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