Gunning for gold: Arsenal suits up in Lanvin

Sartorial power play

Gunning for gold: Arsenal suits up in Lanvin
Six players from one the world's most famous football teams meet one of fashion's oldest houses. The result: Suave sophistication

Fashion is having sporting moment and what could be a better fit for it than the beautiful game? To commemorate being named the club's official tailor, Lanvin brings together six players from the storied soccer team Arsenal together in an exclusive shoot with model Olga Sheerer. Designed under the expert eye of Lucas Ossendrijver, players Calum Chambers, Jack Wilshere, Mikel Arteta, David Ospina, Theo Walcott, Mathieu Flamini and Mesut Ozil were dressed in custom made-to-measure suits made in the club's official colours. Here, we give you the low-down on what went into the shoot:

 1. Each of the suits come with a special Arsenal crest embroidered on the lapel.

2. The suits are made from Italian Super 110 in midnight blue, combining the signature style of Arsenal and the bespoke savoir-faire of Lanvin.

3. The players accessorised with silk ties and pocket handkerchiefs made in the renowned Arsenal red.

4. Each player wore a pair of cufflinks engraved with the famous Arsenal cannon.

Text: Pakkee Tan

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