Sunspel has been making t-shirts and underwear for 150 years, resulting in a timelessly understated British style. Award-winning stylist Lindy Hemming thought this made it the perfect apparel for Daniel Craig as James Bond, where in the 2006 movie Casino Royale we see the classic Sunspel Riviera Polo combined with Persol hand made sunglasess for an unforgettable look. Christian Bale also sported Sunspel t-shirts in The Dark Knight, and in the original laundrette commercial for Levis Jeans, Nick Kamen reveals a pair of Sunspel boxer shorts after removing his jeans.
All Sunspel clothes are carefully handmade with great attention to detail, resulting in elegant and sophisticated luxury clothing. Sunspel is best remembered for introducing boxer shorts to Britain, and since then they have also become well-known for their under-shirts, underwear and lounge-wear all made from high-end fabrics.By using exceptionally soft cottons, such as Long Staple Egyptian Cotton or Sea Island cotton, as well as using uniquely structured fabrics, the Sunspel range contains clothing of unparalleled comfort that is well designed, well constructed and tailored to fit.
Designers such as Paul Smith, Richard James, Margaret Howell, Thom Browne and Kris Van Assche have worked with Sunspel adding to the brands allure taking advantage of Sunspels long experience and superior manufacturing skills.
Sunspel has a tradition of innovation, and have experimented with many new styles, fabrics and knitting techniques. The resulting fabrications are a reason for the unique quality of Sunspel clothing.