Fila collaborates with Oliver Spencer on a sustainable collection
Sportswear brand Fila is launching a sustainably produced collection with British menswear designer Oliver Spencer.
Inspired by Fila’s rich sportswear heritage and 2001 Wes Anderson cult classic, The Royal Tenenbaums combined with Spencer’s relaxed fit, the collection features a range of vintage sportswear silhouettes in rich colors and fabrics. luxury products that have been environmentally friendly and responsibly manufactured.
Fila classics, such as the Hayward jersey jacket, Benedict polo shirt and the matching Ari jersey shorts, reminiscent of the style of 1980s tennis icons, were given a contemporary twist with Spencer specifically developing a super-soft terry corduroy. and rich in color.
Other highlights include the Royal Hoodie in cotton corduroy jersey, offering premium loungewear in vintage style, straight fit jogging pants, t-shirts with the ‘F-Box’ logo appliquÃ© and a light, water-repellent rain jacket.
While the Franklin jersey jacket is modeled after a vintage cut organic cotton tracksuit top finished with a contrast stripe band, inspired by the Fila headband worn by Bjorn Borg in the 1980 Wimbledon final against John Mcenroe.
Hero pieces were also crafted in Oliver Spencer’s Auckland Navy, Auckland Red and Auckland Cream colourways to pay homage to classic Fila colourways seen on and off the pitch for generations.
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Sustainability is at the forefront of Oliver Spencer’s brand, and this collaboration continues its efforts to produce sustainable, ethically-sourced products, with many parts made from organic cotton. Even the collection’s packaging uses sustainable and recycled materials.
Commenting on the collection, Spencer said, âI am very excited to be working with an authentic and heritage sportswear brand. By working together to merge lifestyle and sportswear, we have produced an exciting collection which sells through our longtime partner – Mr. Porter. The collection is very nostalgic, yet modern while using all of our enduring references. “
The collection will be exclusively available at Oliver Spencer, Fila and Mr Porter. The men’s clothing designer will also contribute 10% of sales for the Mr Porter Health In Mind fund, powered by Movember, a fundraising and content initiative dedicated to helping men lead happier, healthier and more lives. fulfilling.
Fila x Oliver Spencer prices range from 69 to 259 pounds / 106 to 398 US dollars.