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McEnroe

Sergio Tacchini Fjord Track Top Mcenroe 03/04/2021
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The Sergio Tacchini Fjord Track Top Returns To Its Spiritual Home

The classic Sergio style as worn by John McEnroe returns to its spiritual home with the return of the Sergio Tacchini Fjord track top. Let’s rewind to 1982 for a second. Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. New Order were in the studio recording ‘Power Corruption & Lies’ and the UK saw the introduction of a 4th TV channel to their airwaves. England’s dreams of World Cup glory in Spain came to a sudden halt after failing to reach the knockout stages, although their new Admiral kits were pretty cool. Casual... Read More

Sergio Tacchini Ghibli Tracksuit 15/02/2021

Kick Back In True 80s Style With The Sergio Tacchini Ghibli Tracksuit

Could this latest Sergio Tacchini Ghibli tracksuit which now arrives at 80s Casual Classics be the king of casual lounging? We certainly think so. The full tracksuit is arguably the king when it comes to retro sportswear. A classic sporty look that has been adopted by everyone from elite athletes to the Beastie Boys. The tracksuit really made its mark in the 1970s thanks to the German football legend, Franz Beckenbauer, who endorsed his very own tracksuit courtesy of adidas. The combination of casual sportswear and the growing fitness boom... Read More

john mcenroe sergio tacchini track tops 04/02/2021
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Sergio Tacchini: The Marvel Of McEnroe

If there was anyone that put the Sergio Tacchini track top on the casual radar, it was without a doubt the American tennis legend John McEnroe. John McEnroe was the perfect athlete to take Sergio Tacchini’s style driven vision of tennis apparel to the next level. Tachini thought traditional tennis whites were boring and who better to endorse that than a no fuss “go getter” like McEnroe who would stop at absolutely nothing in his tracks. The rising tennis star took Tacchini to the next level with his numerous Grand... Read More

Sergio Tacchini New Young Line McEnroe 01/08/2020
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Sergio Tacchini New Young Line: The Return Of An 80s Tennis Icon

The Sergio Tacchini New Young Line range came off the back of the original Young Line and was worn by 80s tennis legends such as John McEnroe & Pat Cash. Even if you didn’t grow up in the golden era of Italian sportswear in the 1980s it’s not hard to see why there was such a massive appeal of brands like Sergio Tacchini at the time. For one it just looked cool & classier than the majority of sportswear brands available during the era. It was also endorsed by rock... Read More

Sergio Tacchini Ghibli track top 25/08/2019
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The Sergio Tacchini Ghibli & Masters Are Both Treated To A Tonal Update

Two classic Tacchini tennis styles from the masterful McEnroe era are treated to some updated colourways for the latest season. The original track top styles worn by John McEnroe throughout the 80s put Sergio Tacchini on the sportswear map like never before. McEnroe played by his own rules and showed the tennis elite that a rebellious streak could go a long way for the traditional gentleman’s sport. Whereas Borg had already won numerous Grand Slam titles, McEnroe had something to prove and he did just that. Cited by some as... Read More

Nike Wimbledon Trainer 28/06/2019
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The Soles Of Winners: Tennis Trainers You Need To Know

We take a look at 4 retro style tennis trainers from the 80s including legendary McEnroe court styles like the Nike Wimbledon trainer. Trainer tech has evolved massively since the 80s with the latest fabric engineering and underfoot cushioning systems now available from all the major sportswear brands. However, one thing still remains and that’s the love for retro 80s tennis trainer styles. Original winning styles like the Nike Wimbledon trainer for example, as worn famously worn by John McEnroe, or the Diadora Borg Elite trainer as famously worn by... Read More

Sergio Tacchini Young Line Polo Shirt McEnroe 1981 21/06/2019
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You Cannot Be Serious: Masters, McEnroe & Centre Court Meltdowns

The Sergio Tacchini Young Line polo shirt was famously worn by John McEnroe during his centre court meltdown in 1981. The phrase “You Cannot Be Serious” is something John McEnroe will always be remembered for. The American tennis legend is still regarded as one of the greatest ever players of all time with 7 grand slam titles in total throughout his highly profiled sporting career. His fierce rivalry with Björn Borg and of course his famous centre court meltdown at Wimbledon in 1981 against Tom Gullikson as the umpire calls his... Read More