Today Fred Perry Holdings Limited announced the acquisition of Lavenham Leisure Limited. The traditional British brand is known as a manufacturer of quilted jackets and accessories. Established in 1969, Lavenham has a heritage in equestrian and country lifestyle and continues to manufacture in the UK.

Nicky Santomauro, managing director, Lavenham, will keep her position – also the manufacturing of Lavenham products will remain at its current location. John Flynn, CEO, Fred Perry: “We are delighted to welcome the Lavenham business and team into our group. The Lavenham brand shares many similar characteristics with Fred Perry, and we are excited about working with Nicky and her team to help further develop the international markets for this flourishing brand.”