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1982 was a pretty significant year in human history– Blade Runner hit the silver screen, a computer got on the front cover of TIME, Thriller was blasting through the airwaves, and perhaps most importantly, Best Company was born.

Founded by a Mr. Olmes Carretti, Best Company took Americana sportswear classics and imbued 'em with a distinctly Italian sleekness, combining the brash iconography of the Land of the Free with Europe's sharpest fits and eye-watering pastel hues.

It wasn't long before these wares were a sure-fire hit with the sandwich-scoffing Paninaro kids of Italy, which soon got co-opted by the warehouse-raving youths of the North West. 

After being missing in action for a couple of years, Best Company has returned, and we couldn't be more chuffed about it.