Umbro new England soccer kitWednesday, 01 April 2009
David Walker Smith, Selfridges’ Director of Menswear said: “Football and fashion have always gone hand in hand and the fact that the latest Tonal England strip is being launched in our store can only cement this fact. Regardless of England’s performance on the pitch we think this stylish strip will at least make the squad and fans look the part whatever the score.”
On 15th March 2009, it was Selfridges was 100th birthday. The business was founded by American entrepreneur Gordon Selfridge in 1909 and run by him until he retired in 1940 and took on the role of President. Gordon Selfridge died in 1947. Four years later the business was sold to Lewis’ of Liverpool for £3.4 million.