Arsenal has announced Cavallaro Napoli as its official formal wear partner on a two-year deal.
The partnership covers the UK and Europe and will see the Dutch Italian fashion house dress first-team players, management and senior club staff for matchdays at Emirates Stadium and other official occasions.
Founded in 2004, Cavallaro Napoli has 17 brand stores and 400 sales points nationally and internationally. Through the partnership, Cavallaro Napoli will have access to first-team players to create content and promote the brand’s clothing, with a key focus on supporting its e-commerce site across key European markets.
The fashion house will run promotional content on the club’s digital platforms including Arsenal.com and social media.
Players and officials wore the suits for the first time at the FA Community Shield match versus Chelsea on Sunday.
Cavallaro Napoli will also produce special limited edition items for supporters to purchase and across the season Cavallaro Napoli will offer customers and supporters the opportunity to win matchday tickets with hospitality at Emirates Stadium and signed merchandise.
Vinai Venkatesham, Arsenal’s chief commercial officer, said: ““We are delighted to welcome Cavallaro Napoli to the club as our official formal wear partner. As a brand it has enjoyed huge growth since its inception in 2004 and is well known for its true craftsmanship, using the finest fabrics for its suits to ensure uncompromising quality.
“We will now help introduce its tailoring to a new audience through our global channels. We’re looking forward to working together, with players and staff sporting a stylish and unified appearance as we head into a new season.”
Giuseppe Cavallaro, founder and owner of Cavallaro Napoli: "This is a unique opportunity for our young clothing company. We are proud of the confidence that the internationally renowned club has in us and we look forward to a fruitful collaboration.”