White Roads, Vintage Bikes And Wool Jerseys: Santini Dresses The Eroica
A jersey designed to capture the true essence of the Eroica, the event that embodies the passion of the vintage cycling phenomenon. This event inspires thousands of enthusiasts to dust off old steel bikes and take to the white roads of the vineyards of Chianti to relive an experience from origins of cycling. For this reason, Santini Maglificio Sportivo, with its half-century history, proved to be the ideal partner to create a unique collection that would embody the vintage soul of the Tuscan cycling event, bringing back to life the style and fashion of bygone era of cycling.
The new official jersey of L’Eroica – Gaiole in Chianti is made from wool and features authentic additions such as a short metal zipper, triple back pocket with mother-of-pearl buttons, and the beautifully rendered event logo embroidered on the chest and back. The jersey is finished in the trademark burgundy colour of L’Eroicaaccompanied by a touch of orange, a colour originally synonymous with the Santini brand; additionally a series of original Santini clothing labels have been recreated especially for the line. Finally, anadditional label created specifically for the range certifies the originality of every piece and endorses their use for all the Eroicaevents.
The EROICA BRANDED collection, inspired by some of the most significant pieces preserved in Santini company archives, will make its debut at the Eroica Primavera on Sunday May 3rd in Buonconvento, in the province of Siena. The entire collection incorporates both vintage wool racing garments and also a series of vintage casual garments, wearable off the saddle.
Suggested retail price: 130 Euro
Available in selected stores from May.
For more information please visit: www.santinisms.it/eroica
EROICA CYCLING CULTURE : THE CALENDAR
The Eroica crosses national borders with newly created vintage events all over the world. Last Sunday, the series commenced with the first event – the Eroica California at Paso Robles.
For more information please visit: www.eroica.it