Undeniably British, indisputably Fred Perry. The Authentic collection celebrates the spirit of originality by offering classic product without complication – A modern interpretation of our iconic pieces.
Our Authentic collection is a current interpretation of our icons, underpinned by recognisable details that reflect and respect our lineage.
Men’s Authentic Collection
An elevated smart-casual look is created for the modern man, built with a refined colour palette while discreet texture provides subtle detailing adding to this contemporary look.
Bold and dynamic detailing, borrowed from our sports lineage, gives a directional update to our classic pieces in a way that is both fresh and familiar. A modern, sharp aesthetic is provided with understated texture and pattern elements.
The recognisable monochrome chequerboard motif of the Ska era is revisited and reinterpreted in a pared back way. Polka dot and stripes make bold graphic statements on our Oxford shirts and knits.
Sport remains at the heart of our Authentic collection, with key details amplified for spring as we look to our archive as well as current influences.
The Fred Perry shirt was the first piece to carry our legendary 5-4-4 tipping, and it remains at the core of everything we do. Made from our 100% cotton pique, definitive features include the two- button placket and embroidered Laurel Wreath. Streamlined versions in solid colours keep the look smart.
Women’s Authentic Collection
Vintage Fred Perry pieces continue to provide inspiration for both silhouette and graphic patterns across Women’s Authentic for spring 2017. Gingham and tartan, part of the modernist’s uniform since the 1960s, give a timeless spin to our contemporary styles.
Further exploration of the gingham print results in oversized chequered squares on the collar and main body of shirts, adding both interest and texture. A collection formed of modern wardrobe building pieces is streamlined using tonal colours such as black and grey for gingham prints and navy and black in our fine knitwear.
As ever, the twin-tipped shirt sits at the centre of the Authentic collection. It was the first piece to carry the legendary 5-4-4 twin-tipping, and it remains at the core of everything we do. Other pique shirts in the collection take inspiration from the G3600, as well as our sporting heritage. The button-placket is replaced with an exposed zip, a nod to vintage cycling shirts and an obvious synergy with our Men’s Authentic collection.
Shirt dresses remain a key part of our Women’s Authentic collection, with styles playing on our sports lineage, such as the ringer T-shirt dresses.
Our pique shirt dresses evolve for spring to include a zipped placket, a gentle nod to our sporting heritage and a new way to style the dress. Smarter options, with button down collar and concealed button plackets reference the Oxford shirts.
With reference to the original military parka jackets that were adopted by the mods in the ‘60s, our Parka detail shirts and shirt dresses have been influenced by the detailing typically found on this iconic outerwear product.
The A-line tennis skirt is a modern take on an original Fred Perry sportswear shape. Made from tricot fabric, it comes with a matching track jacket. Tonal zips and Laurel embroidery replace the typical white features and elevate the piece for a more refined take on a sportswear icon.
The Fred Perry Authentic collection will be available at both Fred Perry Authentic Shops at Cineleisure Orchard #03-07A and ION Orchard #B3-01.