In 2009 Belstaff are celebrating their 85th anniversary and to quote designer Manuele Malenotti, “There is no innovation without tradition.” This could be read as a real slogan of the fashion house but also matches Autumn 2009 collection motto. Accordingly you’ll find vintage Belstaff with a subtle twist.
Manuele Malenotti compares Belstaff fashion house with good vine that by years becomes only better. As he said it Belstaff is look better after 10 years. Which for anyone who’s owned the brand will know is not far off the mark.
Back in the history of Belstaff clothing, in 1924, Harry Grosberg and his father in law, Eli Belovitch, pooled their talents to produce, a cozy collection of waterproofs that all the foggy Albion inhabitances needed. Sturdily constructed and cleverly designed to combat the worst of the British weather, these prototypes of today’s wide range fashion collection soon caught the popular imagination.
Basing in Stoke-on-Trent, England, they started with capes and top quality waterproof clothing for men and women, not forgetting leggings, haversacks and rucksacks as well as. As long as motorcycle sport stepped out Harry and Eli’s family business orientated on famous motorcycle clothing manufacturing them from a double texture material. Read More »