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Fred Perry Celebrates ‘Sixty Years of Rebellion’

Fred Perry (the man) has always been this phenomenon to me. He was this tennis and ping pong superstar (we’re talking #1 ranked tennis player in the world as well as Table Tennis World Champion in 1929 amongst many other sports accolades) and is credited as the creator of the first anti-perspirarnt device worn around the wrist (aka first inventor of the sweatband). All of this was the start to the clothing brand we now know today as Fred Perry. And while some of us attribute tennis with country clubs and preppy sportswear there’s this definite rebellious side to the brand and it’s